HLTH106-22S1 (D) Semester One 2022 (Distance)

Te Wero - Maori Health Issues and Opportunities

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022


This course introduces students to a selection of historical and contemporary Maori health content within a Treaty of Waitangi framework, to support robust analyses of Maori population health issues. Exploring what Maori health was and is, students will be challenged to consider the promise of Maori health and its significance for current and future Aotearoa New Zealand.

Class Topics/Modules
• The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of Māori health
• Māori health history: the impact of contact
• Māori health history: Te Tiriti o Waitangi
• Māori health history: colonisation & urbanisation
• Māori health status: public health and Māori health measures
• Māori health strategy, policy and systems
• Māori population health perspectives
• Māori health concepts and models
• Traditional Māori healing: a case study
• Bicultural competence and confidence

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of HLTH106 students will be able to:
1. Describe and discuss key health developments and their importance for Māori health outcomes;
2. Discuss the Treaty of Waitangi in terms of its application to Māori health;
3. Describe Māori health status in terms of public health and Māori health measures;
4. Describe key Māori health concepts and models;
5. Demonstrate a strengths-focused orientation to analysis of Māori health issues; and
6. Conduct dialogue and/or inquiry relating to Māori health issues in a constructive and respectful manner.

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Quizzes - first part of course 5% One quiz per week, weeks 2-5. Due Friday 10.59am (just before class) each week.
Maori health history essay 31 Mar 2022 30% Learning outcomes 1, 2
Quizzes - second part of course 5% One quiz per week, weeks 8-10. Due Friday 10.59am (just before class) each week.
Maori health issue research report 02 Jun 2022 25% Learning outcomes 3, 5
Exam 35% Learning outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $799.00

International fee $3,600.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 25 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Health Sciences .

All HLTH106 Occurrences

  • HLTH106-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022
  • HLTH106-22S1 (D) Semester One 2022 (Distance)