Posts Tagged ‘Maori Health’

ACC’s $18.4m Mates and Dates programme will not help Māori Comments 0

Monday, August 6th, 2018
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The Māori sexual and reproductive health promotion organisation Te Whāriki Takapou (TWT) is critical of the decision by Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) to spend $18.4m on the Mates and Dates programme. Mates and Dates is a programme for secondary school students. It is aimed at teaching young people healthy relationship skills and behaviour to help prevent Read more

Putting Māori values into palliative care Comments 0

Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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The very English model of hospice and palliative care was originally adopted largely uncritically in New Zealand, says Professor Merryn Gott. “But given the bi-cultural context of this country, we need to know what Māori want at end of life and how services can be better directed to meet their needs.” Working bi-culturally is the Read more

Dr Lance O’Sullivan – New Zealand of the Year Comments 0

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Dr Lance O’Sullivan of Kaitaia was named Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year 2014 at the New Zealander of the Year Awards held last Thursday in Auckland. Dr O’Sullivan attributes a real turnaround in his life when he was accepted as a student at Hato Petera (St Peter’s) College. Expelled from two schools before thriving at Read more