March 17, 2022, 1:39 p.m.
Riana Manuel chief executive of the interim Māori Health Authority is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of her people. Riana talks about the confirmation of the $22 million investment in rongoā and Mātauranga Māori Services recently announced. The Authority will work with Health New Zealand, as a demonstration of our mutual commitment to Te Tīriti o Waitangi, to address this long-standing inequity. Riana mentions many areas that are covered by this new fund including $3.2 million has been allocated by the Māori Health Authority and the Māori Health Directorate of the Ministry of Health supporting the establishment of Iwi-Māori Partnership Boards.