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Matatini Ora

Matatini Ora – Diploma in Māori Public Health (Level 6) Māori Mental Health and Addiction

The New Zealand Diploma in Māori Public Health (Level 6) Māori Mental Health and Addiction is for health practitioners with advanced knowledge and understanding of mātauranga Māori, and extensive experience working with Māori communities.

This is a qualification specifically tailored to increase the Māori Health and Social Service workforce capability and capacity in Māori mental health and addiction practice

What you will learn

Graduates will be able to:

  • Matatini Ora is a Hauora Diploma that focuses on Health and Wellbeing, with a specific focus in Māori mental health and addiction.
  • The Diploma is situated within Kaupapa Māori Public Health qualification of NZQA with an endorsement in Māori mental health and addiction – this aligns well to a Wellbeing & Mauri Ora Construct
  • Graduates of this Diploma will have the transferable skills and knowledge to act effectively in community-based service delivery.


For more information

Please call (0800) AKONGA or 0800 256 6642 – or email:


Course Details

Course Dates:

April 10 – December 31, 2023

Course Duration:

38 Weeks


1200 Learner Hours

Location of Study:

Pounamunui Marae, Okere Falls, Rotorua. Includes: 6 x Noho, weekly zoom and supervision sessions throughout the year.

Entry Requirements:

Minimum of 16 years or age or over Be a NZ Citizen (or citizens of Australia, Tokelau, Niue, Cook Islands) or permanent resident and are interested in and or working with whanau living with mental distress, recovery from life’s challenges and are or could be involved in Hauora Planning and programmes.


Fees Free


Continue to Bachelors in related area.

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