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Geoff Kira (Ngāpuhi) is a Senior Lecturer and public health scientist in the School of Health Science, Massey University. He has a background in exercise physiology and biochemistry and facilitates local solutions to achieve health equity (social justice) by intervening at the interface of mātauranga Māori and...

Hauora Māori sovereignty in the three pillars of health: e kai, e moe, e kori tinana. There is no doubt that kai (food), moe (sleep), and kori tinana (physical activity) are all important for health and wellbeing. In Te Ao Pākehā, these behaviours are seen as...

As reported by Waatea News. A Rotorua marae has banned fizzy drinks and plastic bottles. Māori health promotion roopu Toi Tangata says Tunohopu Marae at Ōhinemutu is setting a great example and other marae should take up the challenge. Chief executive Megan Tunks says the marae is setting...

As reported by Rotorua Daily Post. [caption id="attachment_19466" align="aligncenter" width="300"] From left, Harina Rupapera, Norma Sturley and Terry Sturley at Tūnohopū marae. Photo / Stephen Parker Rotorua Daily Post[/caption] National Māori public health agency Toi Tangata is congratulating Rotorua's Tūnohopū Marae for adopting a fizzy drink and...

As reported by Waatea News. Kaupapa Māori health promotion agency Toi Tangata is angry a UK-based company has used some of its imagery to give a Māori flavour to a vape kit. Chief executive Megan Tunks says while vape developer Acapella Harrison may have Māori whakapapa, he...