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Māori communities want best sexuality education for children

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 2:59 pm | Te Puawai Tapu

Te Puāwai Tapu Chief Executive Alison Green agrees with other sector specialists, such as Family Planning, that an evidence-based cross-sectoral action plan, such as that recommended by the recently-released Health Select Committee would make a ... More >>

Maaori Health Crisis Will Continue Unless Society

Friday, 8 December 2000, 9:02 am | Te Puawai Tapu

Ten years ago, a small but determined group of Maaori women set up an organisation committed to improving the sexual and reproductive health of Maaori. In 1989, the Family Planning Association formally acknowledged Maaori had limited access to sexual ... More >>

Sexuality Education Programmes Target Maaori Youth

Friday, 8 December 2000, 9:00 am | Te Puawai Tapu

In the last two years, the sexuality education programmes run by Te Puawai Tapu have become popular with both Maaori and non-Maaori youth, community groups and schools. The Health Funding Authority contracts Te Puawai Tapu to develop and deliver sexuality ... More >>

Sexual Health Group Supports Compulsory Sex Ed

Friday, 8 December 2000, 8:59 am | Te Puawai Tapu

Te Puawai Tapu whole-heartedly supports the government’s plan to make sex education compulsory in schools. The Education Minister, Trevor Mallard has confirmed the government will be pushing new laws through Parliament before Christmas to make sex education ... More >>