On the ball for equity
In an effort to reduce health inequities and promote healthy lifestyles, a netball tournament for Maaori health workers was hosted by the Auckland branches of Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) and the National Council of Maaori Nurses on Saturday, 11 February at the Manurewa netball courts.
Celebrating five years of Start Well
Hari huritau (happy birthday) to Start Well, which in November this year celebrated five years of doing important mahi with young hapuu maamaa, their tamarki and whaanau.
Te Kaahui Ora picks up top award
There’s been high excitement at Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau’s Te Kaahui Ora Maaori Health unit this month, with the team picking up the Supreme Prize in the annual Allied Health Awards.
Expert group appointed to lead New Zealand’s future health system
Media release from Ministry of Health - An outstanding group of people with extensive and wide-ranging governance and health experience have been appointed to lead the Māori Health Authority and Health New Zealand, Health Minister Andrew Little says.
CM Health Staff Profile: Cancer nurse coordinator passionate about impacting the lives of Pacific and Maaori
In celebration of ‘Epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani – Cook Islands Language Week, Cook Islands cancer nurse coordinator Martha Kainuku talks about the importance of her culture and her drive to impact the Counties Manukau community positively.
My advice is herd immunity
Gina Pikaahu – Registered Nurse – Maaori Health Registered Nurse Gina Pikaahu was one of the first of our frontline staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination. She shares her experience and why getting the covid vaccination is about protecting your whaanau.
Make an informed decision for you and your family
Elina Tameifuna - Fanau Ola Acting Service Manager Fanau Ola Acting Service Manager Elina Tameifuna was one of the first of our frontline staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination. She shares her experience and some words of encouragement. What was it like getting the covid vaccination? It was quick.
Health Care Assistant marks 20 years of supporting women and whaanau in Botany
For the last 20 years, Health Care Assistant (HCA) at Botany Downs Birthing Unit Vida Kereopa has seen many changes with the women and whaanau who’ve come into the unit, but her care for them has remained constant.
CM Health research will help to address inequity
Latest News 13 August 2020 | Research showing Maaori and Pacific women within Counties Manukau have low rates of breast reconstruction following mastectomy will ultimately help address inequities, according to one of the study’s authors.
CM Health to host Inaugural Midwifery Symposium
Media Release 23 July 2020 |A Maaori midwifery symposium bringing together Maaori leaders in maternity to share learnings that will inform future priorities will be held at Middlemore Hospital on 28 July.