Te Pū Waiora

This collection of stories reflects Māori leadership and engagement in health data science. 

Pū – origin, source, cause, root, base, foundation, heart, centre, precise
Waiora – health and soundness

Supporting Māori researcher development

Supporting Māori researcher development
Māori have a higher incidence of health needs that haven’t been met by existing programmes, but a partnership between Te Whānau o Waipareira and Precision ...
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Co-designing with Te Whānau o Waipareira

Co-designing with Te Whānau o Waipareira
When it comes to supporting whānau in West Auckland, Te Whānau o Waipareira’s frontline kaimahi (workers) know what works better than anyone.  So when Te ...
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Kāhu AI and MoleMap partner with Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi

Kāhu AI and MoleMap partner with Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi
Skin cancer is one of the more common forms of cancer worldwide. It’s particularly prevalent in New Zealand, though, which has the highest rate in ...
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Prioritising referrals by need

Prioritising referrals by need
Heart disease is the leading cause of preventable mortality in Aotearoa New Zealand. It’s also a condition that disproportionately affects certain groups, such as Māori ...
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Incorporating lived experience into research

Incorporating lived experience into research
Putting data and care decisions into the hands of consumers has an empowering effect beyond better decision making. This particularly applies for our disabled citizens ...
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Whanāu Like Us

Whanāu Like Us
Technology has come a long way since Te Whānau o Waipareira began supporting positive life changes for whānau (family) in West Auckland. Now, a partnership ...
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Enabling personalised self-care in Te Tai Tokerau

Enabling personalised self-care in Te Tai Tokerau
Self-care is a great way to empower patients to take control of their health – and soon patients in Te Tai Tokerau (Far North) will ...
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De-identifying data – balancing utility vs privacy

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In Aotearoa New Zealand, organisations have clear obligations when collecting, storing, using and disclosing personal information. Privacy is paramount – and that’s certainly the case ...
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nzRISK: Understanding Surgical Risk based on New Zealand’s Unique Population

nzRISK: Understanding Surgical Risk based on New Zealand's Unique Population
Deciding whether to have major surgery can be difficult for patients and clinicians alike. The benefits and risks need to be weighed up through a ...
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Data Analysis Saves Lives – HOPE (AAA)

Data Analysis Saves Lives - HOPE (AAA)
Māori are nearly three-times more likely to have Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) – a condition described as “the silent killer” – than non-Māori. To address ...
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