Research

Korowai Aroha Survey – “How to quit smoking”

Korowai Aroha Survey – “How to quit smoking”

Korowai Aroha is wanting to know how they can best help whānau give up smoking. So they are asking those wanting to share their thoughts about how they would like to be helped to give up. We also feel it would be helpful to ask ex smokers what made the...
Turamarama ki te Ora – Suicide Prevention starts at conception

Turamarama ki te Ora – Suicide Prevention starts at conception

A unique and highly anticipated conference will be held at Tangatarua Marae in Rotorua between 25-26 May this year. This gathering will being together a wealth of knowledge from across New Zealand to facilitate conversations and new thinking on complex...
Te Arawa Whānau Ora Stats show keen interest and positive outcomes

Te Arawa Whānau Ora Stats show keen interest and positive outcomes

Te Arawa Whanau Ora continues to move from strength to strength.  Most recently the milestone of supporting over 1000 whānau members was achieved and statistics over the last year show continued need and interest in Whānau Ora. There continues to be...
Celebrating an Innovative Whānau Ora Reporting and Evaluation tool

Celebrating an Innovative Whānau Ora Reporting and Evaluation tool

In 2010, WERA Aotearoa Charitable Trust (WACT) partnered with FIXE Solutions to look into developing a Whānau Ora evaluation and reporting tool that could meet the evolving needs of those working in the area of Whānau Ora. “Having worked in the...
Korowai Aroha – supporting Truckies into Better Health

Korowai Aroha – supporting Truckies into Better Health

ACC, in collaboration with the NZ Police CVIU Unit and Korowai Aroha held a Truck education stop at the Te Ngae Weighbridge station on the 5th of May 2014. Previously, the focus has been on educating Drivers on managing fatigue, seatbelt compliance and...
Report on the Performance of General Practices in Whānau Ora Collectives

Report on the Performance of General Practices in Whānau Ora Collectives

This report focuses on the performance of general practices in Whānau Ora collectives – using results from the software package HealthStat, which collects an anonymous summary of patient health information from general practices in Whānau Ora collectives....
Kaupapa Māori wellbeing framework: The basis for whānau violence prevention and intervention

Kaupapa Māori wellbeing framework: The basis for whānau violence prevention and intervention

This paper highlights the need for alternative strategies to curb the ‘epidemic’ of family violence within Aotearoa New Zealand. In particular it offers one framework, the Mauri Ora framework for consideration and discusses the collaborations between...
Whānau Survey Results: How well do Paearahi support Whānau?

Whānau Survey Results: How well do Paearahi support Whānau?

The role of the Whānau Ora Paearahi, Te Arawa based trained support navigators, is to provide guidance and direction to whānau as they work through their goals, discuss key challenges and work towards achieving dreams they never thought possible. Understanding...
Māori Models of Health & Wellbeing

Māori Models of Health & Wellbeing

To better understand Māori perspectives on health and well-being it is useful to examine key Māori models that have been developed and which are in current use. Each of these models reflect and highlight the interconnectedness and holistic nature of...
Talking with Kataraina Pipi

Talking with Kataraina Pipi

(By Aneta Cram) Kataraina Pipi, Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Hine, has been working in the field of research and evaluation for more than fifteen years. She is currently based in Auckland running an independent company (FEM 2006 Ltd) which specialises in providing...