‘Mā mua ka kite a muri; mā muri ka ora a mua’

20 Nov 2019

This research will explore intergenertational support for kaumātua health in two Tai Tokerau communities, using a kaupapa Māori approach and including qualitative, ethnographic and oral history techniques. Its objectives are to examine kaumātua, whanau, iwi and health services discourse on responsibility for kaumātua health. The research also aims to probe more deeply into historic, cultural and social context of well-being, health and health service usage in these rohe.

This study was funded under Ageing Well National Science Challenge Emergent Opportunities grant.