Our Publications are memoirs of progress within the Whānau Ora movement and of significant events that have taken place. We are making a change for the benefit of our communities and whānau.

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Presentation to Waitaha Suicide Prevention Symposium

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Te Putahitanga Symposium: Opening Address : Norm Dewes

Foundation Chair for Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Wednesday 21 June 2017; 2.30pm

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Long Term Conditions Workshop Presentation

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Te Ritorito 2017 : Towards whanau, hapu and iwi wellbeing.

Whakapai te whenua, whakapai te whānau

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Justice and the Children of Incarcerated Parents

Inaugural conference of the International Coalition of Children of Incarcerated Parents – INCCIP

Embracing the Spirit of Huriawa 

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My Dad's not home

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Education (Update) Amendment Bill

Supplementary Order Paper #250 Submission to the Education and Science Select Committe

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The Evaluation of wave One Initiatives

An analysis and report back of wave one initiatives of Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu by Ihi Research and Development.

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Taking Charge of Change: Transformation through Innovation

Social Service Providers Āotearoa Conference, 2016

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Social Security Amendment Submission

Submission to the Social Services Committee

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Ethnicity Data Protocols for the Health and Disability Sector

Submission to the Ministry of Health

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Health of Older People Strategy Consultation

Submission to the Ministry of Health

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Family Violence Framework Submission

Family Violence Risk Assessment and Management Framework to the Ministry of Justice

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NZ Health Research Strategy Submission for 29 July

Submission to the Ministry of Science and Innovation and the Ministry of Health.

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Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill 2016

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu writes in response to the Inquiry into Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill.

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Inquiry into whānau access to and management of tūpāpaku

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu writes in response to the Inquiry into whānau access to and management of tūpāpaku regarding access to and management of the tūpāpaku of deceased whānau members.

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Healthy Home Guarantee Bill Submission

Submission to the Committe Secretariat, Government Administration.

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Cross-Party Homelessness Inquiry

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu writes in response to the Cross-Party Homelessness Inquiry

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CROSS-PARTY HOMELESSNESS INQUIRY

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu Verbal Submission to Labour, the Green Party and the Māori Party

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Te Pūtahitanga Outcomes Framework

Making a measurable and positive difference of the lives of those in Te Waipounamu.

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Te Pūtahitanga Survey Guide

Whānau Satisfaction and Outcomes Guide

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Substance Addiction

Substance Addiction (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Bill 2015
Submission to the Health Select Committee

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Transport and Industrial Relations

Inquiry into the future of New Zealand's mobility
Submission to the Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee

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Southern DHB Submission

Proposed New Zealand Public Health and Disability (Southern DHB) Elections Bill
Submission to the Health Parliamentary Select Committee

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Residential Tenancies Regulations submission

Proposed Residential Tenancies Regulations for insulation and smoke alarms
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ubmission to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

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Gambling Submission

Preventing and Minimising Gambling Harm Submission - Ministry of Health

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Family Violence Law Review

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu writes in response to the Family Violence Law Review from our unique perspective as the South Island Commissioning Agency for Whānau Ora. 

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Support for Children

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu writes in response to the Support for Children in Hardship Bill from our unique perspective as the South Island Commissioning Agency for Whānau Ora. 

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Submission to the Productivity CoMmission

More Effective Social Services Inquiry

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Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu Symposium

On the 7 th October 2009 a hui took place at Chateau Marlborough to ascertain the interest of the people in an idea called Whānau Ora.

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Opening Address – Te Aho Mutunga Kore; Whānau Ora Symposium

Helen Leahy, Pouarahi / Chief Executive, Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Thursday 7 July 2016

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 Te Pūtahitanga Conference Speech Ta Mark Solomon

Speech notes for Tā Mark for the Te Pūtahitanga Symposium

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Closing Address: Te Aho Mutunga Kore – The Eternal THREAD

Closing Address address from Helen Leahy – Pouarahi – Chief Executive

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