Whānau Ora

The Dynamics of Whānaungatanga

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  • Interweaving the personal Mana and Ihi underpinned by Tika, Pono and Aroha allows Whānau, Hapu and Iwi to gain their own Rangatiratanga
  • Provides an in-depth understanding of Whānaungatanga as a means to apply values and practical concepts in their daily lives and activities
  • This is what Whānau Ora is all about
  • Services have been using these concepts since its inception
  • Revolves around the restoration of Tapu so that Whānau have the Mana to achieve their goals in life
  • The skills and capacity to embrace and practice cultural principles, as part of a Whānau development pathway, is central to success
  • Supports the restoration of family relationships to bring clarity to the roles and responsibilities linked through Whānaungatanga


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  • The confidence of whānau members to articulate and manage shared responsibility from dangerous risks behaviours to mapping solutions is obvious
  • The mutual trust, respect and empathy between the Whānau Ora practitioner and Whānau Members is also obvious
  • The transformational change in the person and whānau dynamics is evident


| Aaron MacIntosh |

| Robin - Te Manu Toroa |


| Te Puna Hauora |

| Lynsdey Talm Tahi |


| Te Hiwa Marsters |

| Ruth Nonu|