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Why Māori Leaders Are Needed In New Zealand’s Health And Disability System

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 5:52 am | Te Rau Ora

Too many Māori face alarming health inequities, and the health and disability system is fraught with issues that have suppressed Māori health knowledge and healing practices.  Working against these challenges are Māori Leaders instituting innovative models ... More >>

Two Milestones For Suicide Prevention Day

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 8:37 am | Te Rau Ora

Today (Thursday, September 10) is Suicide Prevention Day and Te Rau Ora wants to mark it by celebrating two key milestones in the battle to save people’s lives. Te Rau Ora is a national organisation that aims to strengthen Māori health and one ... More >>

One life lost is one too many

Monday, 26 August 2019, 4:46 pm | Te Rau Ora

The Chief Coroners Report on provisional suicide rates was released today sadly highlighting 685 people lost to whānau and friends in Aotearoa, within the year. From the data, Māori had a standardised death rate of 28.23 deaths per 100,000 persons compared ... More >>

Racist policies towards Māori children need to change

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 9:34 am | Te Rau Ora

In response to an investigation led by Newsroom on the uplift of Māori children by Oranga Tamariki, Te Rau Ora CEO Maria Baker has said that Māori already experience disproportionate rates of mental illness, addiction, self-harm and suicide, and with ... More >>

Seeking Solutions to Being Restricted

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 3:09 pm | Te Rau Ora

If mental health professionals and mental health services continue to contribute to an oppressive approach to Māori when it comes to mental illness and mental health services, there will be an increasing disadvantage to the mental health of Māori. More >>

Rebrand reflects reach of organisation

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 2:13 pm | Te Rau Ora

A Māori Mental Health organisation which has broadened its services and does more than was originally intended is changing its name to more accurately reflect the work it does. More >>