As we move into a bigger, better space, it’s important to have a new name for our service that better reflects our kaupapa.
Our CEO, Dr Chris Tooley was invited to talk about our COVID-19 response at the Waiariki Whānau Ora Summit. Watch the video or read his transcript below: Firstly, let me shout out to all the other Whānau Ora, Māori, Iwi providers out there, that just dropped everything and hit the frontline during the lockdown. Our
Survey of Māori in Mataatua Rohe shows high unemployment and hardship Te Puna Ora o Mataatua (TPOOM) ran a survey over the COVID-19 period of 1134 Maori across the Mataatua Rohe (Eastern Bay of Plenty Area) and has released an advance report with significant findings, including unemployment and COVID-19 redundancies together pushing unemployment up to
The country goes to the polls in 2020 to elect their government—who should represent Māori?
There are numerous restructures, mergers, inquires across Health and Social Sectors—buckle in for the ride.
There is immense change across the Whakatane and Eastern Bay of Plenty health sector at the moment. Primary Care and GP Practices, Homebase Support and District Health Boards are all undergoing significant transformation. Potential outcome—targeted healthcare policies and practices for Eastern Bay of Plenty communities will be marginalised if not overridden altogether. For the younger
Whānau Ora is under review. It deserves to be expanded by the Labour-led Government.
The Provincial Growth Fund provides significant potential for economic development. Ōpotiki and Kawerau are leaving Whakatane behind.