He Korowai Oranga, the Māori Health Strategy

He Korowai Oranga outlines the Government’s vision for Māori health; pae ora (healthy futures), mauri ora (healthy individuals), whānau ora (healthy families), and wai ora (healthy environments).


He Korowai Oranga: Māori Health Strategy

Whakamaua: Māori Health Action Plan 2020 – 2025

Whakamaua guides the Ministry of Health, the whole health and disability system, and government to give effect to He Korowai Oranga. It sets out a suite of outcomes, objectives and priority areas for action that will contribute to the achievement of pae ora – healthy futures for Māori.


Whakamaua: Māori Health Action Plan

Ministry of Health – Māori Health

As the Government’s advisor for health and disability, the Ministry is charged with setting the direction for Māori health and guiding the sector as we work to increase access, achieve equity and improve outcomes for Māori.


Information about Māori Health

Wai 2575 Health Services and Outcomes Kaupapa Inquiry

Issues surrounding Māori health fall within the remit of the Waitangi Tribunal, and in 2016 the claim WAI 2575 was opened to hear grievances about the health system, including health equity, health care, disability, and substance use.


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New Zealand Health Strategy

The New Zealand Health Strategy: Future direction outlines the high-level direction for New Zealand’s health system over the 10 years from 2016 to 2026. It sets the direction of health services to improve the health of people and communities.  It was developed with the help of sector leaders, independent reports, extensive public consultation, and  informed by other government programmes and initiatives.


Information about the New Zealand Health Strategy


Health Research Council

We invest in research that advances Māori health and wellbeing, achieves health equity, and makes New Zealand a world leader in indigenous health research.


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Ngā Pae O Te Māramatanga

New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research excellence.


Information about Ngā Pae O Te Māramatanga


Research for Māori Health and Development.


Information about Whakauae

Te Whāriki Takapou

Providing services that help strengthen Māori sexual and reproductive wellbeing.


Information about Te Whāriki Takapou

Māori Indigenous Health Innovation (MIHI) research and publications

Māori/Indigenous Health Innovation (MIHI) undertakes and supports research that explores Māori health inequities and building excellence in research evidence that contributes to Māori health advancement.


Information about Māori Indigenous Health Innovation (MIHI) research and publications

Ngāi Tahu Maori Health Research Unit

The Ngāi Tahu Māori Health Research Unit (NTMHRU) contributes to a wide range of Māori health research projects and initiatives within the Division of Health Sciences, the University of Otago and our communities to ensure important and beneficial outcomes for Māori are attained.


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AUT Public Health and Mental Health Research Institute

Living the values and principles of te Tiriti o Waitangi, the Public Health and Mental Health Research Institute (PHMHRI) conducts nationally leading and globally significant research to sustainably promote equity and improve the health and wellbeing of all people of Aotearoa New Zealand.


Information about the AUT Public Health and Mental Health Research Institute