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Te Tiriti o Waitangi-based practice in health promotion Grant Berghan, Heather Came, Nicole Coupe, Claire Doole, Jonathan Fay, Tim McCreanor and Trevor Simpson

By: Berghan, Grant.
Contributor(s): Came, Heather | Coupe, Nicole | Doole, Claire | Fay, Jonathan | McCreanor, Tim | Simpson, Trevor.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : STIR: Stop Institutional Racism, 2017Description: electronic document (61 pages) ; PDF file.ISBN: 978-0-473-41439-9.Subject(s): TE TIRITI O WAITANGI | ATTITUDES | CULTURAL ISSUES | HEALTH PROMOTION | HEALTH SERVICES | MĀORI | RACISM | Treaty of Waitangi | HAUORA | HINENGARO | TIKANGA TUKU IHO | WHANAUNGATANGA | NEW ZEALANDOnline resources: Click here to access online Summary: Te Tiriti o Waitangi (te Tiriti) legitimises settler presence in Aotearoa New Zealand and governance by the British Crown. Therefore, te Tiriti must lie at the heart of ethical health promotion in this country. This resource, inspired by activist scholarship, explores the ways in which senior health promoters work with the articles of te Tiriti and its aspirations. The research question was: How do senior health promoters apply the articles of te Tiriti to practice? This question emerged out of dialogue with members of the health activist network STIR – Stop Institutional Racism. STIR (Came, McCreanor, & Simpson, 2016) is a group of senior public health practitioners and activist researchers who aim to end racism in the public health sector. The promotion of te Tiriti-based practice is a promising pathway to counter institutional racism in Aotearoa (Came & McCreanor, 2015). The resource aims to refresh and extend the important work of the Health Promotion Forum (2000) in the development of Treaty Understanding of Hauora in Aotearoa-New Zealand (TUHA-NZ) – the pioneering Tiriti-based practice guidelines. (From the introduction). Record #5843
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Te Tiriti o Waitangi (te Tiriti) legitimises settler presence in Aotearoa New Zealand and governance by the British Crown. Therefore, te Tiriti must lie at the heart of ethical health promotion in this country. This resource, inspired by activist scholarship, explores the ways in which senior health promoters work with the articles of te Tiriti and its aspirations. The research question was: How do senior health promoters apply the articles of te Tiriti to practice?

This question emerged out of dialogue with members of the health activist network STIR – Stop Institutional Racism. STIR (Came, McCreanor, & Simpson, 2016) is a group of senior public health practitioners and activist researchers who aim to end racism in the public health sector. The promotion of te Tiriti-based practice is a promising pathway to counter institutional racism in Aotearoa (Came & McCreanor, 2015). The resource aims to refresh and extend the important work of the Health Promotion Forum (2000) in the development of Treaty Understanding of Hauora in Aotearoa-New Zealand (TUHA-NZ) – the pioneering Tiriti-based practice guidelines. (From the introduction). Record #5843