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He Maunga Pakohe Rautaki Hauora

Year:
2019
Duration:
3 months
Approved budget:
$10,000.00
Researchers:
Mrs Victoria Thorn
Health issue:
Other (generic health or health services)
Proposal type:
Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant
Lay summary
Ngati Kuia Te Iwi Pakohe are seeking to undertake research that will enable us to develop a significant piece of work focussing on an overarching Hauora Strategy, He Maunga Pakohe Rautaki. Guided by our Strategic Plan a major part of this vision has always been about advocating and supporting our whanau to achieve their goals and aspirations in life, and this focus runs across all our pou: Ngati Kuiatanga, Te Tangata, Te Taiao, and Te Putea. These pou represent multi-layered ways of considering wellbeing, including cultural, social, human, environmental and economic contributions. We know that in seeking answers as to how we improve and enhance the health of our people, we need to begin with the knowledge within our whanau, hapu and iwi. The answers we are seeking therefore require having real conversations that are underpinned by kaupapa Maori approaches, in particular the methodology of Purakau