Collective Impact and Cultural Connectedness

Te Rau Matatini is contracted by Health Workforce New Zealand, within the Ministry of Health, as the National Centre for the Māori Mental Health and Addiction Workforce.   

Our focus relies on us working in partnership with key sector organisations, to encourage collaboration both within Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally, for the benefit of our people.


Fostering the strength of Māori health leadership through the promotion and implementation of Leadership Programmes and Workforce Scholarships.  

​Te Rau Matatini established the research and evaluation portfolio in 2007 to support evidence based Māori workforce development programmes  

Supporting best practice through strategic frameworks, cultural competency, models of practice, resources and scholarships.

Implementing dual-competencies into training curricula, career pathways and scope of practice through professional development programmes.

Rangatahi Mental Health and Addictions Workforce Pathways.