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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Sunday, 8 October 2017 - 8:04pm

Waka Hourua is the national Māori and Pacific suicide prevention programme provided by Te Rau Matatini and Le Va.  We are happy to announce that we have another four year journey ahead.  We will soon share more information about what this will mean for Maori and Pacific communities.   

Sunday, 8 October 2017 - 7:57pm

Whanaungatanga Hui for the Māori mental health and addiction sector aim to contribute to kotahitanga, whanaungatanga, enhanced professional identity, and access to workforce development initiatives whilst eliciting promising practices.

Sunday, 8 October 2017 - 7:51pm

National consultation hui are underway for Māori whānau with experience of supporting a loved one with mental illness and addiction related challenges.  The aim is to identify the desires of whānau and from these to create standards of practice for mental health services when working with Māori. 

Next Event

Start Date: Tuesday, 31 October 2017

31 October: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/whanaungatanga-hui-palmerston-north-tickets-37289265196

Te Rau Matatini extends invitaiton to kaimai working in Mental Health and Addiction Workforce sector to share insights, innovations and be inspired.  Also a time to find out what is happening in this space both locally and nationally

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