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.