Māori Health Documents
Māori Health Strategic Plans
Te Ekenga Hou Māori Health Strategic Plan - view pdf
Vision - toiora: (ultimate health and wellbeing) for Māori
in the Bay of Plenty rohe (district) for healthy, thriving
He Pou Oranga Tangata Whenua - our values: Developed in
partnership with the Māori Health Rūnanga, the Bay of Plenty
District Health Board's (BOPDHB) CARE values (compassion, attitude,
responsiveness and excellence) align with He Pou Oranga Tangata
He Pou Oranga Tangata Whenua
Māori tend to look at health as encompassing whanāu, mental,
spiritual and environmental well being, and in recognition of this,
the BOPDHB has established a new business structure based on Māori
principles - He Pou Oranga Tangata Whenua.
Resulting from consultation with the Māori Health Runanga it
incorporates cultural sensitivity, service delivery, planning,
philosophy and strategy. The framework will ensure that
traditional tangata whenua values, knowledge and institutions are
recognised as key indicators of toiora: optimum health and
Any organisation can use the framework to determine whether its
services are culturally appropriate and to assess whether these
services are meeting the needs of Māori.
Ko te whaanau te toka tuuaapapa haapai ake te tangatawhenua nei-
family is the bedrock of human civilisation.
Healthy whanāu is a imperative for Toiora.
There are many national plans that set the context for Māori
Korowai Oranga: Māori Health Strategy set the principles and
direction for Māori health development in the health and disability
sector in 2001.
- How we deliver our mental health and addictions services are
informed by two national strategy documents:
July 7, 2016