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Kaupapa Māori Mental Health & Addiction Collaborative Action Plan


Identified by the Canterbury District Health Board and endorsed by Ngāi Tahu Iwi, Purapura Whetu has initiated the Pou Whenua Māori Mental Health & Addictions Collaborative Action Plan 2022-2025, to expand access and choice for Māori in the Waitaha (Canterbury) and Te Tai Poutini (West Coast) regions.

In the latest pānui from Te Whatu Ora Canterbury, the Kā Pou Whenua project to date has been showcased. Find the full article on page 19, or see the information relevant to the project HERE 

Monthly news and updates for this project:

May 2022

December 2021

November (2) 2021

November (1) 2021

Latest comms from the Project Team: 19 August 2022

Engagement opportunities for this project:

We welcome you to join us in our review by letting us know your current or past experience(s) as:

  • Māori and non-Māori whānau accessing kaupapa Māori mental health and addictions services,
  • Māori whānau accessing general (non kaupapa Māori) mental health and addictions services,
  • Māori kaimahi delivering kaupapa Māori or general (non kaupapa Māori) mental health and addiction services.

You can share your experience via:

Thank you and please help us to share these opportunities with those who may be interested in participating!


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