There are nine chapters that make up Hauora Taiwhenua. These chapters represent the array of rural health professionals and interests.
As a member of Hauora Taiwhenua, you will be invited to join one or more chapters depending on your profession and interests. Your primary chapter will be the one that best describes your profession, role or interest within the rural health sector. You are welcome to join additional chapters based on your interests or involvement.
Kia ora koutou,
Places are filling fast for our first strategic planning day on the 28th March 2023.
To secure your place, book now. Registrations close on: Friday 17th March 2023.
A message from our Chair, Dr Fiona Bolden, about our upcoming strategic planning day, Planning the Future of Rural Health | He Waka Eke Noa.
The Preparing and Pre-thinking workshops are now concluded. Our sincere thanks to all who attended. Your attendance, thoughts, experiences, challenges and ideas are all of value and will form the foundation of the planning day on the 28th March.
Our Facilitator: Chris is a highly experienced leader in the New Zealand health system, serving in a range of senior roles in the public health system, including National Director – Health Services Planning for the Ministry of Health; Chief Planning & Funding Officer for Counties Manukau DHB; and Chief Executive of Midland Regional Health Authority. He also has worked in the private health sector, in medical communications and publishing, and over the past decade, Chris has undertaken a wide range of consulting assignments in New Zealand and Australia. In 2014 Chris was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his services to health care.
Te Whare Taumata o Tākutatanga Taiwhenua is the nationally recognised and respected unified voice for Rural General Practice in the rural communities we care for.
Te Whare Taumata o te Matauranga Taiwhenua are the nationally respected advocate and voice of rural health and wellbeing research in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Te Whare Taumata O Nēhi Taiwhenua O Aotearoa bring an informed and united nurse perspective to the Hauora Taiwhenua Council.
Te Whare Taumata o te Matauranga Pūtaiao Hangarau are the nationally recognised and respected unified voice for rural allied health, scientific and technical imperatives.
Te Whare Taumata o Hapori Taiwhenua o Aotearoa aim to promote and encourage the active involvement of all organisations within a rural health and wellbeing focus.
Te Whare Taumata o Ngā Hōhipere Taiwhenua is the highly valued leader of the rural hospital sector in Aotearoa.
Whānau Whānui is the leading voice of rural Māori health for Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network.
Te Whare Taumata o ngā Kaiwhakawhānau me te Whare Kōhanga Taiwhenua aim to support and implement actions that promote, maintain and support sustainable access to rural midwifery and maternity services.
Te Whare Taumata o Ngā Tauira Taiwhenua O Aotearoa represents the future of rural health in Aotearoa.