Whānau Ora Research Resources

Whānau Ora Integration, Innovation and Engagement (WIIE) Fund

whanau-oraWhānau Ora includes services and opportunities to support the aspiration of whānau to become more self managing and take responsibility for their economic, cultural and social development.

Research methods – PATH Planning Tool

path1PATH (Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope) is a research tool that can assist in individual and whānau planning. It uses visual images alongside facilitation that seeks to clarify, research and create a positive and hopeful ‘pull toward an aspirational place’.


For more information on PATH contact researcher/ facilitator Kataraina Pipi

Disability Resources

disability2This is  a series of posts on some of the publications that can help researchers understand the needs and aspirations of disabled Māori and their whānau.



Action Research

whanau-oraAction research is the research approach to be used for Whānau Ora. The key purpose of action research is to work with Whānau Ora providers and whānau on services that place whānau at the centre. The aim is to gather evidence of whānau-centred service delivery and whānau development.

Click here to download the Whānau Ora Frequently Asked Questions on Action Research