The Ministry of Health is working with Te Puni Kōkiri and the Ministry of Social Development to implement government decisions on Whānau Ora, in response to the Report of the Taskforce on Whānau-Centred Initiatives.
20 August: The RFP process for the Whānau Ora Information Systems Procurement Project (ISPP) opened on 6 August (it closes at 1pm on 12 September).
Through the RFP, the Ministry of Health is looking to identify an information solution, or set of solutions, to support whānau plans and to track whānau goals. The solution, or solutions, will be used by a range of people, from Whānau Ora navigators, to staff at Whānau Ora collectives to Whānau themselves, although people whose information is captured in whānau plans will be able to have a say in who is allowed to access that information.
Further information, including the full RFP documents, is available on the GETS website (www.gets.govt.nz).
The tender process will close at 1pm sharp, on Thursday 12 September.
15 August: Minister Responsible for Whānau Ora, Hon Tariana Turia press release (PDF, 54 KB) launching electronic booklet Whānau Ora: Transforming our futures.
15 August: Whānau Ora: Transforming our futures e-booklet.
15–16 August: Whānau Ora hui – Sharing the learning, the first national hui aimed at giving collectives the opportunity to showcase innovative practices and insights.
29 October: In June 2010, Expressions of Interest were invited from eligible providers and provider collectives which wanted to develop comprehensive whānau-centred services.
The Whānau Ora Governance Group has now made its decisions and the announcements were made today at Takapuwahia Marae, Porirua.
Twenty-five provider collectives have been selected to move on to the next stage of developing Programmes of Action to deliver Whānau Ora services. These collectives represent more than 150 individual organisations.
- Acting Director-General of Health Andrew Bridgman’s press release
- Te Puni Kokiri website has detailed information available on Whānau Ora
23 July: Regional Leadership Groups
The Minister Responsible for Whānau Ora, Hon Tariana Turia, announces the appointment of the Whānau Ora Regional Leadership Groups.
10 June: Whānau Ora implementation gets underway
Expression of interest process and regional leadership group nominations open.
6 May: Whānau Ora hui were held around the country during May.
1 May: Ngā Kōrero: Special Edition, No. 9, May 2010 (PDF, 878 KB) outlines government announcements on Whānau Ora and the taskforce report.
For further information about the implementation of Whānau Ora, contact the Whānau Ora Project Team:
Phone: 04 819 6024
Mail: Te Puni Kōkiri, PO Box 3943, Wellington