Te Rau Matatini is the National Centre for Māori Health, Māori Workforce Development and Excellence.

We provide a strategic focus that is underpinned by Māori development principles and informed by best practice. We provide leadership, education, evidence base, clinical and cultural capability and capacity building strategies for the advancement of health and wellbeing for our people to achieve Pae Ora. Mauri Ora!​

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Monday, 29 October 2018 - 2:46pm

In July of this year, Te Rau Matatini launched the Māori Health Workforce survey Te Iti Me Te Rahi: Everyone Counts.  Over the last four months, Māori working in health all over the country have completed the survey providing never-before-collected insights about this important and growi

Monday, 29 October 2018 - 2:45pm

Bob Henare (Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Hine) made extensive contributions to the New Zealand health sector.  His contributions included being a Commissioner for the Mental Health Commission, a chairman of the Capital and Coast District Health Board, forging partnerships between the health sector and communi

Monday, 29 October 2018 - 2:44pm

Ana Sokratov was a well-respected and much-loved member of Te Rau Matatini’s Board of Trustees.  Ana worked tirelessly as a consumer consultant and advocated strongly for culturally appropriate mental health and addiction services as well as increasing the Māori health workforce.

Next Events

  • Start Date: Wednesday, 20 February 2019

    Te Matatini ki te Ao:  Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival 

    20-24 February 2019

    Westpac Trust Stadium

    Wellington