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Bloomfield Forced By High Court Order To Hand Over Data

Friday, 10 December 2021, 12:17 pm | Whanau Ora

Ashley Bloomfield was directed by the High Court to provide unvaccinated Māori data over to the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency within 72 hours of the judgement. We attach his response, which is expressed in deeply reluctant and as usual resistant ... More >>

Whānau Ora Heads South To Support Māori Vaccination Uptake

Monday, 29 November 2021, 9:21 am | Whanau Ora

The Whānau Ora battalion led by CEO John Tamihere is heading to south Auckland today to support the Māori vaccination drive. One hundred and twenty Waipareira kaimahi and volunteers left the Waipareira Vaccination Centre at 7.30am today in ... More >>

Legal Papers Filed Under Urgency – Again – By Whānau Ora

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 2:35 pm | Whanau Ora

Whānau Ora have filed papers requesting an urgent judicial review of the decision by Director- General of Health Ashley Bloomfield who blocked Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency access to Māori health data. This is the second time WOCA has been forced ... More >>

Whānau Ora Heads Back To Court As Māori Vaccination Rates Stall

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 10:03 am | Whanau Ora

Whānau Ora Commissiong Agency Chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait says vaccination rates for Māori have gone backwards, despite assurances from Ashley Bloomfield that his Ministry can lift the lagging Māori rate. Last week the Director-General of Health ... More >>

Health Ministry Puts Māori Lives ‘At Risk’

Saturday, 6 November 2021, 6:38 am | Whanau Ora

Dictator-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield has again used his extraordinary powers to block the Whānau Ora Commissioniong Agency access to life-saving Māori data – putting poor communities and thousands of Māori at risk. In addittion, Bloomfield ... More >>

Vaccination Strategy By Māori, For Māori Is Successful.

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 10:56 am | Whanau Ora

Whānau Ora launches ‘Fight for your Whakapapa’ vaccination campaign across Te Ika-a-Maui,the North Island. A campaign that is testament to their kaupapa Māori ‘by Māori for Māori’ approach. Launched in September, Fight For Your Whakapapa ... More >>

Whānau Ora Win Comprehensive Victory Over Ministry Of Health

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 6:43 am | Whanau Ora

01 Nov 2021 “At 7.45pm this evening, the High Court delivered it’s urgent judgement on whether the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency should have access to Māori data in order to lift Māori access to vaccination opportunities. It is regretful that ... More >>

Whānau Ora Achieves 500,000 Vaccinations Across Its Network

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 12:42 pm | Whanau Ora

If the Whānau Ora network had been allowed to deploy vaccinations in line with its business case sent to Ministers’ and the Ministry of Health on 24 February 2021, Māori would as of Super Saturday (16 October 2021) be above 90% vaccinated. ... More >>

Whānau Ora Leadership Appointed To Māori Health Authority Board

Friday, 24 September 2021, 5:30 am | Whanau Ora

Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait says the appointments of Lady Tureti Moxon and Awerangi Tamihere to the Māori Health Authority Board is a new era for Māori Health and Wahine Toa. “How could we as Māori, not be absolutely ... More >>

Whānau Ora Leadership Appointed To Māori Health Authority Board

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 5:03 pm | Whanau Ora

Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait says the appointments of Lady Tureti Moxon and Awerangi Tamihere to the Māori Health Authority Board is a new era for Māori Health and Wahine Toa. “How could we as Māori, not be absolutely ... More >>

A No Booking Approach For Māori and Pasifika Now Required

Friday, 3 September 2021, 2:55 pm | Whanau Ora

Māori and Pasifika must be given equality of access to vaccination clinics. Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency CEO John Tamihere said this is the solution to lift the poor numbers of Māori being vaccinated and informs that as of tomorrow all Whānau ... More >>

Te Pae Herenga O Tamaki Launches Ngā Tini Whetū Programme

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 11:56 am | Whanau Ora

More than 350 whānau attended the launch of a programme which will help them set their own goals and pathways in life. Te Pae Herenga o Tamaki – the Whānau Ora Auckland collective - launched its Ngā Tini Whetū programme to a whānau-filled ... More >>

Māori Gather To Discuss Collective Approach To Māori Health Authority

Friday, 7 May 2021, 8:36 am | Whanau Ora

Whānau Ora partners from Tamaki Makaurau and Te Tai Tokerau will come together today with Northland Iwi to work out a collective approach to the government’s proposed Māori Health Authority. In the first of 3 planned Hui, representatives ... More >>

Te Pae Hiringa: The Journey To Māori Prosperity In Tāmaki Summit

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 6:03 am | Whanau Ora

“Our mahi is to find and unleash new thinking and new solutions, new ways of making solutions stick and new ways of breaking the barriers to solutions,” said Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei Whai Maia, Chief Executive, Rangimarie Hunia. As a part of the Whānau ... More >>

One Small Step To Devolution

Friday, 25 September 2020, 11:45 am | Whanau Ora

Whānau Ora CEO & Māori Party Co-Leader John Tamihere says a new collaborative contract with Oranga Tamariki, Te Puni Kokiri, ACC, and Whānau Ora is a first and positive step towards devolution of services to Māori by Māori for Māori. It also ... More >>

Now Is The Hour For Māori To Be Enabled

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 3:01 pm | Whanau Ora

Waitangi Tribunal Urgent Inquiry Into Oranga Tamariki Redistributing power from the State back to Māori is the only pathway for long-lasting change amongst families believes Merepeka Raukawa-Tait. The Chair of the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency ... More >>

Minister Promises To Correct Budget Details

Friday, 15 May 2020, 1:17 pm | Whanau Ora

Merepeka Raukawa-Tait said she accepts Minister Peeni Henare will correct Thursday’s budget announcment which decreased Whānau Ora funding money by $10 million. On Thursday the Minister announced a $137m boost to Whānau Ora. But a closer inspection of the ... More >>

Oranga Tamariki abuse power to punish Māori

Monday, 3 February 2020, 8:34 am | Whanau Ora

Fourteen armed police were used by Oranga Tamariki to uplift a five-month-old Māori baby from a mum, a new report has revealed. More >>

Māori leadership launch legal challenge

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 10:37 am | Whanau Ora

FIVE of the most outstanding Māori women leaders have lodged legal action against the Government and written to the Prime Minister saying they have “no confidence” in her Whānau Ora Minister. More >>

Collusion between Oranga Tamariki & Family Court called out

Friday, 8 November 2019, 2:49 pm | Whanau Ora

Whānau Ora Commissioning Chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait says a fish rots from the head and Oranga Tamariki leadership needs to take responsibility for its systemic failures - not throw its staff under the bus. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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