Frequently Asked Questions
Hapū Hauora is a free resource which can help you create a healthy environment at your marae or home. It has lots of tools and tips to help you, your whānau and hapū to:
You’ll learn new skills and get plenty of ideas to help make the healthy choice the easy choice at your marae and home.
The marae is the heart of a hapū. If a marae supports and encourages healthy habits, hapū members are more likely to follow. Many whānau don’t have access to the support they need to improve their health and the health of their hapū. Hapū Hauora will ensure whānau and marae have access to the support and information to be (and stay) healthy!
Māori have a greater risk of developing illnesses (such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease and cancer) than other population groups in New Zealand. The good news is, it doesn't need to be this way!
Through consultation with hapū, five specific lifestyle changes have been identified as areas that can make the biggest impact to whānau health. These are:
reducing alcohol consumption
By making these simple changes, your whānau and hapū can live healthier, happier lives.
Hapū Hauora has lots of tools and tips to help you do this.
Nothing! All of the information, links and resources available from the Hapū Hauora website are free.
Hapū Hauora offers lots of ideas to help support a healthy hapū, some of which may complement what you are already doing. For example, in the oranga kai kete you will find:
healthy cooking ideas and tips
a step by step video on how to make a maara kai (no dig vegetable garden)
a downloadable marae cookbook
healthy eating posters and resources.
Check out the other kete to help your hapū to be auahi kore, avoid infections, reduce alcohol consumption and be active. You can also call us on 0800 221 555 or email hapū.firstname.lastname@example.org to share healthy ideas or activities your marae or hapū are doing that other marae or hapū can learn from, and we’ll add it our resources!
Me awhina tētahi ki tētahi - Let’s help one another!
You can contact the Hapū Hauora team on 0800 221 555 or email hapū.email@example.com.
The Hapū Hauora team would love your feedback on how you have found the website. We'd also love to hear about the great things your hapū or whānau are doing to improve hauora. Email the Hapū Hauora team and let them know!