Whānau Ora Research is interested in assisting researchers and whānau to have access to information and resources that will assist them in their work.

We will continue to add to the Toolkits and Resources we collate.  If you would like to submit something that you feel would be of value, please register and upload your resources or contact us for assistance.

Whānau Stories

reading1Whānau Ora is an approach to providing health and social services to build the capacity of all New Zealand families in need.  It empowers whānau as a whole rather than focusing separately on individual family members and their problems.

Read some of the inspiring stories from whānau.
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Whānau Ora Research Resources

kete1This section contains research papers, articles and documents relating to Whānau Ora from Te Puni Kokiri.  It also explores a useful tool for whānau planning, facilitated by researchers such as Kataraina Pipi, called the PATH (Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope).

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Pasifika Research Resources


This section contains research and consultation papers and resources relating to Pasifika people.

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Writer’s Toolkit

writer's-1Fiona Cram provides an on-going series on tips for writing.  This is advice on research writing that can be applied by those who are wanting to document the outcomes of programmes like Whānau Ora

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Disability Resources


Research papers and articles have been compiled from those working with Māori and Pasifika whānau living with disability.

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linksThis is a compilation of website links relevant to Whānau Ora.

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Open Access Journals

kete1These journals share work on, by and for Indigenous peoples from around the world. They are open access which allows for free and easy access to papers on a range of issues pertaining to the world’s indigenous peoples.