The Principles Of The Treaty Of Waitangi


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  • The Polynesian people who were to become New Zealand Mäori discovered and settled New Zealand between 950 and 1130 AD. Mäori oral history tells that they sailed to Aotearoa in groups of great seagoing outrigger canoes or waka - these waka giving rise to the various iwi or tribes. The mythical Mäori homeland is said to be Hawaiiki and Mäori tradition tells of Kupe, one of the great Polynesian navigators, who set sail from Hawaiiki in his waka Mata-hou-rua. He is said to have sailed first into the Wellington area, perhaps around the year 925 AD. After spending some time in New Zealand, Kupe is said to have returned to Hawaiiki, describing Aotearoa as "a distant land, cloud-capped, with plenty of moisture, and a sweet-scented soil". The first Polynesian arrivals later settled in the far north of New Zealand, at Hokianga. ,
  • Partnership - Acta in good faith as a treaty partner, therfore can work in partnership on a agreed interests in order to achieve health outcomes. Protection Being responsive to the needs of Maori Health consumers. Providing a supportive environment that is welcoming and encourages Maori participation in there health experience. Participation: Ensuring Maori participation ai all phase of assessment, planning and delivery of health and disability services. Ensure Maori are afforded the same access and opportunitys to healthcare and services delievery as non-Maori.
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  • The Principles Of The Treaty Of Waitangi

    1. 1. The Principles of The Treaty of Waitangi – related to Mental Health
    2. 2. Treaty of Waitangi: <ul><li>The Treaty of Waitangi is officially recognized </li></ul><ul><li>as the founding document of this nation and is the base from which Maori and </li></ul><ul><li>non-Maori conduct their affairs and relationship. The government has </li></ul><ul><li>responsibilities under the Treaty of Waitangi and has an objective to improve the </li></ul><ul><li>health status of Maori. </li></ul>
    3. 3. The History of Maori <ul><li>950 –1130 AD </li></ul><ul><li>Kupe one of the great polynesian navigators. </li></ul><ul><li>Travelled from Hawaiiki to Aotearoa. </li></ul><ul><li>Later returning to Hawaiiki preaching the richness of this land. Bringing about the settling of Maori in the Hokianga. </li></ul>
    4. 4. New Zealand discovered <ul><li>1642 Dutch explorer Able Tasman sailed into NZ waters </li></ul><ul><li>1769 James Cook, rediscovered NZ </li></ul>
    5. 5. 1840 Signing of Treaty <ul><li>So what does this mean for consumers and whanau whom are Experiencing mental illness. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Treaty Principles: <ul><li>Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Participation. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Implementing the Treaty Principles <ul><li>Requires recognition that nurses hold positions of power in their relationships with Maori health consumers . </li></ul><ul><li>Implementing the principles is based on Maori having autonomy and authority to determine their health needs and health experience within context of their beliefs and practices. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Meeting the health needs of Maori Patients <ul><li>Maori are structurally disadvantages and Maori and non-Maori hold different views of health. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maori knowledge needs to be seen as legitimate and validated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There needs to be the capacity and flexibility to engage individuals who identify as Maori to express their taha Maori, freely </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Informed choice- right to be given adequate information on kaupapa Maori services or mainstream services. </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Te Puawaitanga Maori Mental Health National Strategic frameworks <ul><li>Goals and objectives for District Health Boards: </li></ul><ul><li>Goal 1: Provide comprehensive clinical, cultural and support services to at least 3 percent of Maori, focus on those who have the greatest mental health needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal 2: Ensure that active participation by Maori in the planning and delivery of mental health services reflects Maori measures of mental health outcomes. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal 3: Ensure that 50% of Maori adult tangata whaiora will have a choice of a mainstream or a kaupapa Maori community mental health service. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal 4: Increase the number of Maori mental health workers (including clinicians) by 50% over the 1998 baselines. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal 5: Maximise oppertunities for intr – and intersectoral co-operation. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Service Elements of a Kaupapa Mental Health Service. <ul><li>Whakawhanaugataga </li></ul><ul><li>Whakapapa </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment of </li></ul><ul><li>Tangata whaiora </li></ul><ul><li>whanau. </li></ul><ul><li>Te reo Maori </li></ul><ul><li>Tikanga Maori </li></ul><ul><li>Kaumatua </li></ul><ul><li>Access to traditional healing </li></ul><ul><li>Access to mainstream health services </li></ul><ul><li>Quality performance measures relevent to Maori. </li></ul>