E Hoki Ki Tō Ūkaipō Wānanga 2014

Ukaipo Wananga 2014E Hoki Ki Tō Ūkaipō Wānanga 2014 - Māori Health Excellence & Innovation was held at Tūrangawaewae marae, Ngāruawahia on the 29th and 30th May 2014.

The wānanga followed the success of E Hoki Ki Tō Ūkaipō Wānanga hosted in the Waikato in May 2012. The focus of this years’ wānanga was to promote and develop best practice and innovative Māori models in the areas of cervical and breast screening, SUDI prevention, breastfeeding and tobacco cessation.

A secondary focus is to grow Māori leaders in the topic areas of the wānanga and build a united and strengthened workforce across the Midland region. Designed with the Midland’s Māori workforce in mind, E Hoki Ki Tō Ūkaipō Wānanga 2014 featured a mix of presentations, workshops and activities on topics relating to breast and cervical screening, SUDI, breastfeeding and tobacco cessation.

Māori Health Excellence & Innovation 2014The wānanga was intended to provide participants with practical skills and knowledge that will better enable them to support and grow our whānau.

Wānanga end report

  • Background about the wānanga
  • A profile on wānanga participants and students
  • Feedback and recommendations from participants & students
  • Consultation notes from the six Service Model Feedback Walls

Wānanga end report [PDF, 4.6 MB]

Photos and speaker videos

Important links

For family violence/sexual abuse advice, support & information

The organising committee acknowledges that the It’s Not Ok korero from Vic Tamati may have unearthed strong feelings and emotions for some wananga participants due to past or present experiences of family violence or sexual abuse.

We encourage these participants to seek support and/or advice by visiting the following websites:


For breast or cervical screening information


For Safe sleep information


For Breastfeeding information


Parenting resources