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Māori health: iwi health organisation (1st of 2)

Māori health: iwi health organisation

Māori health providers and culturally specific health programmes emerged in the 1980s. Te Tohu o te Ora o Ngati Awa, an iwi-based health and social services provider on the East Coast, was established in 1989. In the early 2000s Enid Leighton was the organisation's general manager.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Public health - Social and ethnic inequalities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/31385/maori-health-iwi-health-organisation (accessed 18 June 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 28 Nov 2018