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Catalysts of health and wellbeing: A retrospective study of West Auckland whanau

18 months
Approved budget:
Dr Tanya Allport
Health issue:
Wellbeing (autonomy self-determination)
Proposal type:
Ngā Kanohi Kitea Project
Lay summary
This research project will look at an urban Maori population’s (West Auckland) experiences and challenges in regards to health and wellbeing. The aim of the study is to identify catalysts that have enabled whanau to move from crisis to stability to success. This research will be a qualitative, retrospective study of whanau, which will focus on intergenerational health gains and resilience over a thirty year period, and which will narrate the untold health stories of this particular population.