Cultural competency

Engage and work effectively with Māori.

Matua Raḵi supports services and practitioners to engage and work effectively with a range of people from diverse cultures and to recognise the impact culture has on presentation and symptoms, use of substances, spirituality, and family and whānau involvement in recovery and wellness.

Working with Māori is a series of interactive cultural competency elearning tools aimed to increase the cultural competency of the health workforce.

The purpose of these tools is to assist workers to increase their understanding of working effectively with Māori tāngata whai ora and whānau to improve health outcomes.