Whānau Whanui (Māori Public Health) is a regional public health collective consisting of Raukura Hauora o Tainui, Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua, Te Whānau o Waipareira and Hāpai Te Hauora.

Through fortnightly meetings, the collective together advances public health and continues the legacy of our tupuna by creating environments in which whānau and communities thrive in the areas of: tihei mauri ora (reducing tobacco use), kia maarie (reducing drug and alcohol use), whai ao (improving nutrition & exercise) and tamariki ora (wellchild health promotion).

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Highlights

21 April, 2021

Māori communities prepared and waiting for Health system reform

This morning the Government announced a proposal for a suite of changes to the composition of the New Zealand Health Sector

media release Maori public health

24 March, 2021

‘Irresponsible and out of touch’: food delivery giant, UberEats joins growing number of ‘alcohol on demand’ delivery services

In an announcement made this week, from Tuesday 23rd March, Aucklanders will be able to order alcohol on demand using the new feature on the UberEats app, with Christchurch and Wellington to follow in the coming weeks. With alcohol outlet density a major issue, this service makes it even easier for our whānau and communities to access alcohol.

media release Maori public health

22 March, 2021

Māori NGOs give their perspective on proposed Health & Disability System changes

Repositioning Health & Disability Non-Government Organisations for the Future (A perspective for Māori NGOs) is a snapshot report by the NGO Council on behalf of the NGO Health and Disability N

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2 February, 2021

Fizz Free Whānau health promotion campaign calls for community to "phase out the fizz"

Back for the fifth year, Fizz Free Whānau, is a multifaceted public health campaign to engage whānau to be involved in the healthy lifestyles kaupapa by taking a pledge to go without Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSB’s) throughout the month of February and beyond.

media release fizz free whānau

Our Team

 Janell Dymus-Kurei

Janell Dymus-Kurei

General Manager
Najlaa Alasaad

Najlaa Alasaad

Public Health Administrator

Eva Wilson

Health Promoter
Renei Ngawati

Renei Ngawati

Researcher

Ciara Hona

Student Intern