Communities - whether they be
based on hapü, marae, iwi, whānau or places of worship, interest or
residence - must ultimately be able to demonstrate a level of
autonomy and self-determination in promoting their own health and
Te Mana Whakahaere addresses the extent to which communities
themselves take ownership of, and have a degree of autonomy over,
improving their own health and wellbeing.
Read an explanation of the Te Pae Mahutonga model
for Māori Health Promotion [PDF].
Measures of Te Mana Whakahaere - Community Ownership and