Strengthening He Korowai Oranga

He Korowai Oranga is now strengthened by the following core components that are woven into the ‘inverse’ of the framework.

The core components provide a solid infrastructure by which the elements, key directions, key threads and pathways of the refreshed strategy continue to guide the health system, as well as to guide the people working in it to contribute towards achieving pae ora.

He Korowai Oranga Overall aim Pae ora – healthy futures – is the Government’s vision and overarching aim for Māori health. Pae Ora Healthy futures for Māori Elements Wai ora – healthy environments – means Māori have access to resources and live in an environment that supports a healthy life. Wai Ora Healthy environments Whānau ora – healthy families – means Māori families supported to achieve their maximum health and wellbeing. Whānau Ora Healthy families Mauri ora – healthy individuals – means maximum health and wellbeing for Māori as individuals within whānau. Mauri Ora Healthy individuals Directions Directions Māori have their own aspirations for health, and significant contributions to make to the health and disability sector. Māori aspirations and contributions The principles of partnership, participation and protection underpin the relationship between the Government and Māori under the Treaty of Waitangi. Treaty of Waitangi principles: Partnership Participation Protection The Government is responsible for running an efficient health system that performs well for all New Zealanders. Crown aspirations and contributions Key threads Key threads Māori have control over their own health and wellbeing, as well as the direction and shape of their own institutions, communities and development as a people. Rangatiratanga High-quality health information will ensure the Government, the health and disability sector and Māori make informed decisions and develop initiatives using the best evidence available. Knowledge Whānau ora remains a priority for the next decade of He Korowai Oranga. Building on these gains is central to achieving the elements of pae ora. Building on the gains Māori have equitable health outcomes through access to high-quality health and disability services that are responsive to their aspirations and needs. Quality improvement Better health for all New Zealanders – achieving health equity as a minimum. Equity Pathways Pathways This pathway acknowledges the need to foster conditions that build on the strengths and assets of whānau and encourage their health and wellbeing. Whānau, hapū, iwi, community development Strong leadership sets the foundation for pae ora and improving Māori health outcomes into the future. Leadership This pathway supports Māori participation at all levels of the health and disability sector. Māori participation Effective planning, resourcing and evaluation support more effective services for Māori and improved health outcomes. Planning, resourcing and evaluation This pathway acknowledges the need for timely, high-quality, effective and culturally appropriate health and disability services for Māori as consumers of health services. Effective service delivery Measuring and monitoring Māori health progress drives continuous quality improvement in the development, design and delivery of services for Māori. Outcome/ performance and monitoring Everyone at all levels of the health system and wider social sector must work together to improve Māori health. Working across sectors

In this section

  • The principles of partnership, participation and protection underpin the relationship between the Government and Māori under the Treaty of Waitangi. Read more
  • Māori have equitable health outcomes through access to high-quality health and disability services that are responsive to their aspirations and needs. Read more
  • High-quality health information will ensure the Government, the health and disability sector and Māori make informed decisions and develop initiatives using the best evidence available. Read more
  • Strong leadership sets the foundation for pae ora and improving Māori health outcomes into the future. Read more
  • Effective planning, resourcing and evaluation support more effective services for Māori and improved health outcomes. Read more
  • Measuring and monitoring Māori health progress drives continuous quality improvement in the development, design and delivery of services for Māori. Read more
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