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Te Kīwai Rangahau

Te Kiwai Rangahau is the Research, Evaluation & Data Intelligence Unit of Te Rau Matatini.  Te Kiwai Rangahau works alongside Te Au to gather evidential data about how working from a Maori framework with Māori can help prevent suicide.

Clearing House – Innovative Indigenous Solutions Showcase 

Te Ipu Whakahauā Database

Te Ipu Whakahaua contains Māori mental health, addictions and whānau ora research. Te Ipu refers to a bowl that one can draw sustenance from or provide sustenance to.  Whakahauā refers to the wind that emerges to form the awhiowhio (whirlwind) which travels both ways, up and down. 

ORA Database

The Outcomes Recording and Analysis (ORA) database is an online tool developed by Te Rau Matatini. The prime function of the ORA database is to generate accurate, timely, comprehensive, and useful Māori mental health service data. The data that is entered into the ORA database is direct from the Hua Oranga questionnaire sets that mental health providers use manually.

Te Mauri Pimatisiwin Journal

The Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing is a peer-reviewed, open-access, scholarly online journal that shares multi-disciplinary indigenous knowledge and research experience amongst indigenous health professionals, leaders, researchers and community members.

Te Rā o te Waka Hourua Research Agenda

Te Rā o Te Waka Hourua, Māori and Pacific Strategic Research Agenda was established in 2014 with a clear objective to identify and evidence effective strategies, for Māori & Pasifika families and communities, that help to prevent suicide

Te Rā o Te Waka Hourua II (2017 – 2021) is the Second Strategic Research Agenda  for Māori and Pasifika Suicide Prevention that provides a framework for the strategic priority areas that will help Māori and Pasifika to build the evidence base of what works for whānau, hapū, iwi, Pasifika families and communities to prevent suicide, through research carried out by, with and for these groups, as determined by Māori and Pasifika communities.

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