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Te Pae Mahutonga

Te Pae Mahutonga – A Model for Māori Health Promotion

Mauriora The word mauri is unique to Māori concepts as it describes the life-force of things whether living or inanimate. For example, greenstone with great presence can have mauri a life-force. Here Mauriora has been chosen to express the importance of a healthy cultural identity. A persons culture uniquely influences their individual perceptions, ideas, interests …

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Marae - A non-Māori guide for Māori

A non-Māori’s guide to Māori and Health

The following article will equip you with the knowledge to engage with Māori in a culturally competent way, by highlighting key points pertinent to Māori culture, beliefs, and frameworks. Background Across the world, health disparities exist between indigenous and non-indigenous people (Gracey & King, 2009a) and New Zealand Māori are no exception. 💡 This includes …

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