Whānau Ora is an inclusive interagency approach to providing
health and social services to build the capacity of all New Zealand
families in need.It empowers whānau as a whole rather than focusing
separately on individual family members and their problems.
Some whānau will want to come up with their own ways of
improving their lives and may want to work on this with a hapū, iwi
or a non-government organisation (NGO).
Other whānau will want to seek help from specialist Whānau Ora
providers who will offer wrap-around services tailored to their
needs. Whānau will have a practitioner or 'navigator' to work with
them to identify their needs, develop a plan to address those needs
and broker their access to a range of health and social
This extract is from Te Puni Kokiri for more information
please visit their website http://www.tpk.govt.nz/en/in-focus/whanau-ora/.