Leaders in Māori Public Health – Selah Hart

Leaders in Māori Public Health – Selah Hart

As we made our way around the motu in 2020, connecting with some providers, and reconnecting with others, we at Tātaihono received one of two reactions. It was either "I know [Insert name of ex-kaimahi who is now kaumātua]" or "I've never heard of Hāpai before. So...

Te Kōtuku ki te Rangi – he hikoi manaakitanga

Te Kōtuku ki te Rangi – he hikoi manaakitanga

When we look at the efforts of Māori health providers over the course of this year, Te Kōtuku ki te Rangi in West Auckland are difficult to miss. As a Kaupapa Māori service, Te Kōtuku strive to achieve successful healing and recovery of tāngata whaiora, while helping...

Provider Spotlight – Te Awhi

Provider Spotlight – Te Awhi

“Whakatō te kākano ko wai au. Mirimiringia ki te aroha, tipua ngākau Māori i roto i te wairua tapu” Plant the seed so that I know who I am. Nurture it with love so that a Māori heart can grow through the Holy Spirit. Placed at the centre of all operations, this...

Whitiora Rhythms

Whitiora Rhythms

 Tātaihono teamed up with some of the Maimoa crew to elevate two kaupapa close to our hearts; Mahuru Māori (Māori Language Month), and Te Wiki Aroā Mate Hinengaro (Mental Health Awareness Week). Hosted by Pere Wīhongi, Whitiora Rhythms exceeded our expectations, and...

Ko Au ko te Awa ko te awa ko Au

Ko Au ko te Awa ko te awa ko Au

“This isn’t talking about the awa alone. It is speaking to the vitality of our people as descendants of the awa. We are so incredibly interlinked that we are dependent on each other for wellness”. Raewyn Allan descends from “The River”– from Ngai Paerangi- the hapu...

Welcome to Tātaihono

Welcome to Tātaihono

It is Hāpai te Hauora's pleasure to bring to you the first E-News for the Māori Mental Health and Addictions National Coordination Service - "Tātaihono". Tātaihono means to engage and connect, and we are hoping that this service provides an opportunity for Māori...