MŌ TE WAKAHUIA O HINE ABOUT US
- Established in 2020, Te Wakahuia o Hine is a national charitable organisation. Te Wakahuia o Hine is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi (Te Tiriti) as the founding document of Aotearoa New Zealand (Aotearoa), and therefore privileges the equal relationship between Tangata Whenua (Māori as the indigenous People of the Land) and Tangata Tiriti (Tauiwi as People of the Treaty) and the guarantees of Te Tiriti for all.
- Te Wakahuia o Hine is principally concerned with the wellbeing of Tangata Whenua - midwives and student midwives, whānau accessing midwifery and maternity services, and the integrity and quality of those services that achieve the intent of Te Tiriti to serve all citizens equally. The charitable objects of Te Wakahuia o Hine are to ensure a Tiriti o Waitangi focus on the areas of:
- Midwifery and maternity strategies.
- Education and research.
- Activities that advance holistic health and wellbeing of Tangata Whenua and thereby benefit the community.