Māori Health Promotion

Rangatahi Tu Rangatira recognises there are many things that affect people's wellness.

We promote a holistic approach to mauri ora offering information and support with the following:

RIIR provides information to providers and rangatahi about:

  • Playing traditional Māori games
  • Promotion of various Māori models of health, i.e. E Tipu e Rea, Whare Tapawhā, Korowai Oranga, Te Wheke, Mauri Oho - Mauri Tau, Whānau Ora [link each term to more info]
  • Building physical activity programs on Tikanga Maori Values
  • Smokefree playing areas and support for Aukati KaiPaipa
  • Disability support
  • Physical activity and nutrition benefits and guidelines
  • Ngā rourou e toru and the four food groups healthy eating models
  • ACC injury prevention
  • Warm up and cool down principles
  • FITT principles of training
  • Sports from a Maori view
  • Immunisation information
  • Wellness checks
  • Cancer society information and links
  • National heart foundation information
  • Diabetes
  • Breast Feeding

Important Māori Health Information

  • Title
  • Random
  • E Tipu e Rea

    2010-11-17 01:25:06
    E Tipu e Rea Rangatahi Tū Rangatira has been fortunate enough to have input and advice from a number of contributors. Our sincere appreciation goes
    Read More
  • FITT Training Principles

    2010-08-18 00:59:37
    FITT Training Principles The following can help you plan and or gauge your training progress. It is highly recommended that
    Read More
  • Kia Kaha Te Kai: Easy cooking for healthy whanau.

    2010-11-01 01:45:06
    Kia Kaha Te Kai: Easy cooking for healthy whanau The cookbook is a collection of easy healthy recipes for whanau
    Read More
  • Korowai Oranga

    2012-10-17 22:04:58
    He Korowai Oranga: Māori Health Strategy The following information is from the ministry of Healths website http://www.health.govt.nz/publication/he-korowai-oranga-maori-health-strategy   Published online:
    Read More
  • Te Wheke

    2012-10-17 22:41:23
    Te Wheke Māori health models   Traditional Māori health acknowledges the link between the mind, the spirit, the human connection
    Read More
  • Tikanga Maori Values

    2010-11-17 02:05:37
    Tikanga Maori Values   Sample – Incorporating values into physical activity Value Description What it looks like How to incorporate it
    Read More
  • Whare Tapa Wha

    2010-08-09 23:22:06
    Whare Tapa Wha This health model was developed by Prof Mason Durrie. This Maori philosophy towards health is based on
    Read More


Follow Us


Contact R2R

Do you want to know anything about Maori games, fitness or health?

Type in your details below and we'll get back to you ASAP!

* means required information.

Please let us know your name.

Please let us know your email address.

Please let us know your message.

R2R is Part of Kokiri Marae