The refreshed Māori health strategy, He Korowai Oranga (Ministry of Health, 2014) defines whānau ora as Māori families supported to achieve their maximum health and wellbeing. It aims to support families to be self-managing, leading healthy lifestyles, confidently participating in te ao Māori and society. This section reports selected findings from Te Kupenga 2013 on whānau well-being and support and engagement with Māori culture and reo.
Source: Te Kupenga 2013, Statistics New Zealand customised report.
Notes: An asterisk (*) shows the sampling error is 30% or more but less than 50%.
** shows a sampling error of 50% or more but less than 100%.
In 2013, 84% of Auckland Māori adults reported that their whānau was doing well or extremely well. However 6% felt their whānau was doing badly or extremely badly.
Table : Whānau composition reported by Māori aged 15 years and over, Auckland DHB, 2013