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He Wawata:
Our Vision

Have a transformative impact in Māori Health through Education

He Kaupapa Mātāmua: Mission

Strengthen Māori Health through nationally navigated and locally led solutions.

He Kaupapa: Purpose

Te Rau Matatau is a Māori organisation with a focus on providing and improving:

  • Nationally navigated and locally led solutions to strengthen Māori health.
  • Leadership in the health sector and a commitment to increasing and enhancing the Māori health workforce.
  • Māori health and wellbeing through leadership, education, partnership, research and evaluation, health workforce innovation and systemic transformation.

Ngā Whai Hua: Values

Our values are informed by ngā kōrero o ngā tipuna:

  • Tika, pono me te aroha: Doing what is right with integrity and compassion
  • Mahi tahi: in the spirit of togetherness
  • Manaaki tangata: whilst caring and supporting people
  • Whakamana i te tangata’: to enhance their mana and full potential
  • ‘Kia ngatahi te waihoe’ We do this in unison to achieve Māori goals and aspirations.
  • ‘Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takitini’: We honour and remember the collective efforts necessary for success.
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Ngā Pou: Key Principles

Our key principles are:

  • Pou Tikanga: Māori knowledge and values underpin Te Rau Matatau activities and focus.
  • Pou Rangahau: View through a Māori lens, in research and evaluation to inform practice and evidence.
  • Pou Ngaio: Maintain high standards that align with Māori, health, and professional ethics.
  • Pou Hikohiko: Include contemporary and traditional methods as vehicles for delivery.