On the 9th & 10th August 2018, Te Rau Matatini hosted Māori/Iwi Leaders from across New Zealand with the Government Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry Panel. The two-day forum was rich beyond description, with real stories from Māori/Iwi communities and providers; of evidence-based solution
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This year’s Toitū Hauora Leadership Summit took place in Te Wai Pounamu on the 4th - 5th of September. Toitū Hauora brings together Māori leaders, whānau, hapū, iwi, Māori kaimahi, providers, and Funders.
2018 Theme: Toi te kupu, Toi te mana, Toitū te whenua.
In 2016, Te Rau Matatini with the support of Andre McLachlan released He Puna Whakaata. Since this date over 300 mental health and addictions staff across the country have received training.
During a series of hui in 2015, Māori with lived experience of mental health and/or addictions from around the motu came together to share their aspirations for a National voice for Māori to improve Māori Health outcomes. From these hui, Te Kete Pounamu was formed.
In Aotearoa, we are struggling with the battle of family violence.
The Tū Kaha ran from the 21st -23rd of August in Palmerston North and was hosted by Midcentral District Health Board (DHB). The conference provided the opportunity for Māori working in health from six DHBs in the Central region to whakawhanaungatanga (build relationships), to learn, and to hear
On the 13th of September Te Rau Matatini staff and whānau participated in the International Association for Suicide Prevention World Suicide Prevention Day Cycle Around the Globe event, a two-week event to raise awareness of the ris
From the 21st – 24th of June, Terri Cassidy (Kaiwhakaoho Mauri) represented Te Rau Matatini at the 44th Anniversary International Treaty Conference in the United States of America. The conference was hosted by the International Indian Treaty Council and the Sicangu (Rosebud) Treaty council in Ma
The Manaaki Tangata programme has been developed to address suicide by utilising a kaupapa Māori approach to working with whānau in the prevention of suicide.
Tiaki Whānau Tiaki Ora (Protecting Whānau, Protecting Life), is designed to build healthy whānau by increasing their awareness of risk factors to suicide and the strategies that will strengthen whānau resilience.
Te Ipu Whakahauā (Māori mental health research and bibliography database), is a readily accessible database providing valuable research, literature, and conference papers relating to Māori mental health.
In April 2017, Te Kete Pounamu (National Voice for Māori with lived experience of Mental Health and/or Addictions), held a hui to kōrero about their insights, experiences, and aspirations regarding improving health outcomes for Māori. Four consistent themes were present in the discussions;