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PRESS RELEASE: Time to right the wrongs of decades of underfunding

PRESS RELEASE 10/08/2021 Time to right the wrongs of decades of underfunding In a landmark report released yesterday to the Waitangi Tribunal, we have confirmation of significant and continual underfunding of Māori health in Aotearoa. The report, commissioned by three...

National Hauora Coalition supports open letter on drug reform

National Hauora Coalition supports open letter urging the Government to repeal and replace the Misuse Use of Drugs Act 1975 Open Letter on Drug Reform April 11 2021 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Minister Little, Minister Faafoi Tēnā koutou Kākahungia te tangata ki te...

Celebrating in a time of pandemic

In a “yellowish alert level,” keep your greetings to air kisses and elbow bumps, and don’t forget to wash your hands Being a far from conventional year, it was appropriate for National Hauora Coalition to throw a far from conventional awards ceremony. The PHO had been...

Māori Health inequity as a humanitarian crisis in Aotearoa?

Over the next few weeks we will be showcasing developments and thinking from across our network and will share some of the cool, interesting or challenging things we’re doing. 

Today we’re kicking off our posts with a note from our Chief Executive, Simon Royal. Simon is a named claimant in Wai 2687, a contemporary Waitangi Tribunal claim that is being heard by the Tribunal later this year as part of its Kaupapa Inquiry into health.