Public Health aims to improving the overall health status of Māori populations and reducing inequalities in health status.
Māori make up 15.3% of the population of the MidCentral District Health Board area and Public Health is committed to improving Māori health outcomes.
Māori approaches to health promotion are based upon well-known models
such as Te Whare Tapa Whā, Te Pae Mahutonga, Te Wheke, and Kia Uruuru Mai a Hauora.
Public Health offers:
• Support with Family Violence Intervention programmes
• Sexuality Education and Healthy Relationship programmes in mainstream schools, Alternative Education Settings and Kura Kaupapa
• Collaborative projects with Iwi and Māori Health Providers
Contact: 06 350 9110