Links to an App with interactive activities and voice recordings for te reo Māori. An easy way to learn and practice basic pepeha, greetings and sentence structures.
Māori Dictionary Online
Look up a Māori word (as you type in English the Māori equivalent comes up). An excellent way to identify if a Māori word is spelt correctly or has a macron (tohutō) indicating a short or long vowel sound.
100 words in te reo Māori
100 words every New Zealander should know. Voice recordings and words are grouped by category eg, the marae, concepts, people and their groups, components of place names, greetings, body parts.
Ministry of Health. 2004. Ethnicity Data Protocols for the Health and Disability Sector. Wellington: Ministry of Health. Full text
Treaty of Waitangi Resources
History Group of the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Treaty of Waitangi. In: New Zealand History online. Nga korero aipurangi o Aotearoa.(n.d.) Full text
Network Waitangi. Treaty of Waitangi: questions and answers. 3rd rev. ed. Christchurch (NZ): Network Waitangi Otautahi;2008. Full text
Māori Health Data Resources
Ministry of Health. Tatau Kahukura: Māori health chart book 2010. Wellington (NZ) : Ministry of Health, 2010. Full text
Robson B, Harris R, editors, Hauora, Māori standards of health IV: A study of the years, 2000-2005. Wellington (N.Z): Te Rōpū Rangahau Hauora a Eru Pōmare; 2007. Full Text (hard copies can be requested for free). Library catalogue (for hard copies in the Library).
Quality of Healthcare
Rumball-Smith JML. Not in my hospital? Ethnic disparities in quality of hospital care in New Zealand: a narrative review of the evidence. New Zealand Medical Journal2009;122(1297): 68-83. Full text
Smedley BD, Stith AY, Nelson AR. Unequal treatment: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care. Washington DC: National Academy Press; 2003.
Health Issue Resources
Crengle S, Pink R, Pitama S. Respiratory disease. In: Robson B, Harris R editors. Hauora: Māori standards of health IV. a study of the years 2000-2005. Wellington (NZ): Te Rōpū Rangahau Hauora a Eru Pōmare; 2007. Full text
Davidson and Sheikh. Davidson E, Sheikh A. Tackling ethnic variations in asthma outcomes in New Zealand's Māori and Pacific children will need a long-term strategy. Primary Care Respiratory Journal. 2013;22(3):269-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.4104/pcrj.2013.00076 Full text
Gillies TD, Tomlin AM, Dovey SM, Tilyard MW. Ethnic disparities in asthma treatment and outcomes in children aged under 15 years in New Zealand: analysis of national databases. Primary Care Respiratory Journal. 2013;22(3):312-8.
http://dx.doi.org/10.4104/pcrj.2013.00068 Full text
Koea JB, Beban GR. Indigenous child health in New Zealand: some surgical issues. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health. 2010;46(9):466-70. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1754.2010.01852.x Full text
O'Sullivan C, Baker M, Zhang J. Increasing hospitalizations for serious skin infections in New Zealand children, 1990–2007. Epidemiology & Infection. 2011;139(11):1794-804. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0950268810002761 Full text
Vogel AM, Lennon DR, Gray S, Farrell E, Anderson P. Registered nurse assessment and treatment of skin sepsis in New Zealand schools: the development of protocols. New Zealand Medical Journal. 2013;126(1380):27-38. Full text(type vogel registered nurse assessment and treatment of skin sepsis in the search box, find the correct volume/issue in the results)
Harwood M, Tipene-Leach D. Diabetes. In: Robson B, Harris R editors. Hauora: Māori standards of health IV: a study of the years 2000-2005. Wellington (NZ): Te Rōpū Rangahau Hauora a Eru Pōmare; 2007. Full text
Hotu C, Bagg W, Collins J, Harwood L, Whalley G, Doughty R, et al. A community-based model of care improves blood pressure control and delays progression of proteinuria, left ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic dysfunction in Māori and Pacific patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease: a randomized controlled trial. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation2010;25:3260-3266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfq168 Full Text
Kenealy TW, Eggleton KS, Robinson EM, Sheridan NF. Systematic care to reduce ethnic disparities in diabetes care. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2010;89(3):256-261. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2010.05.003 Full text
Clark T, Robinson E, Crengle S, Fleming T, Ameratunga S, Denny S, et al. Risk and protective factors for suicide attempt among indigenous Māori youth in New Zealand: The role of family connection. Journal of Aboriginal Health. 2011;March:16-31. Full text
Fitzpatrick SJ, Kerridge IH. Challenges to a more open discussion of suicide. Medical Journal of Australia. 2013;198(9):470-1. doi: 10.5694/mja12.11540 Full text
Paradies YC, Cunningham J. The DRUID study: exploring mediating pathways between racism and depressive symptoms among indigenous Australians. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology. 2012;47(2):165-73. doi: 10.1007/s00127-010-0332-x Full text
Robertson L, Skegg K, Poore M, Williams S, Taylor B. An adolescent suicide cluster and the possible role of electronic communication technology. Crisis: Journal of Crisis Intervention & Suicide. 2012;33(4):239-45. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000140 Full text
Johnston V, Westphal DW, Glover M, Thomas DP, Segan C, Walker N. Reducing smoking among indigenous populations: new evidence from a review of trials. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2013;15(8):1329-38. Full text
Robson B, Cormack D, Purdie G. Unequal impact II: Māori and non-Māori cancer statistics by deprivation and rural-urban status 2002-2006. Wellington (NZ): Ministry of Health; 2010. Full text
Stevens W, Murray M. Barriers to the early diagnosis of lung cancer and recommended best practice solutions, with particular reference to maori and pacific peoples. Australasian Epidemiologist 2010;17(3):11-5. Full text
Grigg CP, Tracy SK. New Zealand's unique maternity system. Women & Birth: Journal of the Australian College of Midwives. 2013;26(1):e59-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2012.09.006 Full text
Ratima M, Crengle S. Antenatal, labour, and delivery care for Māori: experiences, location within a lifecourse approach, and knowledge gaps. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health. 2013;10(353-366). Full text
Makowharemahihi C, Lawton BA, Cram F, Ngata T, Brown S, Robson B. Initiation of maternity care for young Maori women under 20 years of age. New Zealand Medical Journal. 2014;127(1393):52-61. Full text (type makowharemahihi initiation of maternity care in the search box, find the correct volume/issue in the results)
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