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National Hauora Coalition is a Māori-led charity and primary health organisation. In collaboration with our partners, we deliver a wide range of innovative health and social programmes that improve outcomes for whānau and benefit Aotearoa. Our history covers over two decades, driven by the hopes, dreams and aspirations for whānau Māori to achieve self-determined success.
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The bus with 11 steering wheels and 11 brakes: Celebrating National Hauora Coalition
The bus with 11 steering wheels and 11 brakes: Celebrating National Hauora Coalition An organisation that began as a bus with 11 steering wheels and 11 brakes today celebrated multiple anniversaries and a new home. In the spirit of Matariki, today marked the beginning...
Celebrating in a time of pandemic
Even locked down and in masks, National Hauora Coalition was going to fill their annual awards ceremony last week with song. Note: Rawiri Jansen was an onstage presenter and so is unmasked In a “yellowish alert level,” keep your greetings to air kisses and elbow...
Coalition’s innovative Best Start prompt tools aim for equity, one baby at a time
Alan Perrott delves into a kaupapa Māori approach to maternity care in general practice One of the images used in the Best Start programme, part of the Generation 2040 project launched by the National Hauora Coalition in July (Image: Gabrielle Baker) Key points Best...
Recent press releases
Te Tiriti o Waitangi must be honoured in continued Covid-19 response
PRESS RELEASE 6/12/2021Te Tiriti o Waitangi must be honoured in continued Covid-19 response National Hauora Coalition (NHC) is today preparing to be heard on day one of the Waitangi Tribunal’s priority hearing looking into issues around the Government’s Covid-19...
National Hauora Coalition welcomes Waitangi Tribunal’s clear direction for primary health care
PRESS RELEASE 20/10/2021 National Hauora Coalition welcomes Waitangi Tribunal’s clear direction for primary health care The Waitangi Tribunal's final recommendations of its Kaupapa Inquiry into Māori primary health care make clear the time for tangible action – now....
Māori Health Authority and Health New Zealand interim board appointments first step in longer journey
PRESS RELEASE 24/09/2021 Māori Health Authority and Health New Zealand interim board appointments first step in longer journey An important first step, marking another milestone in the health reforms and in addressing inequities for Māori; one that the Government...