Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MAORIHTH 201 - Introduction to Maori Health

15 Points

Semester 2


Māori society, culture and values are explored. Historical processes are reviewed within the context of the Treaty of Waitangi. The course will examine how these factors underpin the basic determinants of health and shape contemporary Māori health status in Aotearoa. Different approaches to improving Māori health and reducing inequalities will be critically examined.


Prerequisite: POPLHLTH 111

Places in this course are limited and preference will be given to students admitted to the BHSc programme or who have been admitted to the University as a MAPAS student. Students who don’t meet these criteria may apply for an enrolment concession.



This is a core course for:

MAORIHTH 201 course outline
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