Respiratory issues for Pacific peoples: how to improve the effectiveness of the message as well as the messenger:

Talemaitoga, A.

6 November, 2015

Presentation to Respiratory Conference New Zealand November 2015.

He maramatanga huango: Asthma health literacy for Maori children in New Zealand:

Jones, B., & Ingham, T.

21 July, 2015

This report presents findings of the He Māramatanga Huangō (Understanding Asthma) research project commissioned from the University of Otago by the Ministry of Health and the Asthma Foundation of New Zealand.

Green Prescription patient survey:

Ministry of Health.

30 June, 2015

A Green Prescription (GRx) is a health professional’s written advice to a patient to be physically active, as part of the patient’s health management. It’s a smart and cost-effective way to help people stay healthy.

Updating the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey: Estimating change in skills distribution since 2006:

Earle, D.

5 May, 2015

This paper estimates the reach of adult literacy and numeracy programmes by skills levels in the adult population.

Protecting child health from smoking: Developing a smartphone application for research on observed smoking in vehicles:

Thomson, G.

26 February, 2013

This project will develop and trial a smartphone application to extend public health observation methods.

Primary care for Pacific people: A Pacific health and systems approach:

Southwick, M., Kenealy, T., & Ryan, D.

30 June, 2012

This report presents evidence to support improvements in primary care delivery to Pacific peoples.

The use of rongoā in contemporary physiotherapy: An exploratory study.:

Gray, K.

5 May, 2012

Rongoā is a modality for healing that incorporates plants and their derivatives to promote wellness. This traditional method of healing was used to treat a range of conditions in pre-colonisation time.

Kōrero mārama: Health literacy and Māori:

Ministry of Health.

2 February, 2010

The report describes the health literacy skills of Māori compared to non-Māori. Data in the report are sourced from the 2006 Adult Literacy and Lifeskills Survey (ALL) that New Zealand participates in along with other OECD countries.

The future of rongoā Māori: Wellbeing and sustainability:

Ahuriri-Driscoll, A., Baker, V., Hepi, M., & Hudson, M.

9 September, 2008

Rongoā Māori is a holistic system of healing that has developed out of Māorii cultural traditions.

Demystifying rongoā Māori: Traditional Māori healing:


13 May, 2008

Rongoā Māori is an important aspect of health care to many Māori, representing diversity of practice and a holistic approach to health.