Inaction in the face of need a disturbing feature of Tribunal report

The Waitangi Tribunal’s report into the Health Services and Outcomes Kaupapa Inquiry gives weight to the decades of whānau experience of institutional racism in the health system, described as ‘inaction in the face of need’.  All parties agreed that along with personal racism and stereotyping, institutional racism is a significant barrier to giving effect to the meaning of the Treaty and its principles.

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The Wonder of Kai

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is bracing itself for the chill of winter by releasing two new digital stories celebrating the connection whānau have with kai and whānau ora.

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Two new Whānau Ora Directors appointed

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu General Partnership Limited Board (GPL) has appointed two new board directors at its March meeting. Today the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency for the South Island, Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu, held a whakatau to welcome  Tā Mark Solomon and Sally Pitama who have been appointed as directors to the GPL Board.

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