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Treaty of Waitangi

  •  Treaty of Waitangi Waitemata DHB recognises the Te Tiriti of Waitangi as the founding document of New Zealand. 
  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi encapsulates the relationship between the Crown and Iwi. 
  • It provides a framework for Māori development and wellbeing. 
  • The New Zealand Public Health and Disabilities Act 2000 requires DHBs to establish and maintain processes to enable Māori to participate in, and contribute towards, strategies to improve  Māori health.