News and FAQ's

News and FAQ's


Read our news and view our latest media releases via this link.

Media Advisory:
Wednesday November 4 2015

The national Māori health organisation Te Rau Matatini would like to invite you to cover Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – The Seventh Gathering at Claudelands in Hamilton from 15 – 19 November 2015.

The Gathering will see 1500 delegates from 10 countries meet to exchange health and well-being knowledge.  The event will open with a Pōwhiri and will be followed by four days of international keynote speakers, sessions and cultural performances. It will end with a closing ceremony which will involve performances by cultural groups and top musicians. Read more


Tuesday November 3 2015 

The countdown to the Seventh Gathering of Healing Our Spirit Worldwide - New Zealand Indigenous News.

Click here to view. 


Media Release:

Healing Our Spirits Worldwide welcomes Mauri Ora theme | Māori Television
Monday 28 September 2015 4.53pm

Te Rau Matatini is preparing to host more than 1,500 people from around the world for a five day indigenous health and well-being conference...Read more


Healing our Spirit Worldwide
Preparations underway for Aotearoa New Zealand to host international indigenous health conference – The Gathering
Thursday 24 September 2015 12.30pm

Te Rau Matatini is preparing to host more than 1,500 people from around the world for a five day indigenous health and well-being conference in November...Read more



Healing our Spirit Worldwide -  The Seventh Gathering, aims to provide you with all the necessary and relevant information in order to make your participation at the event as enjoyable as possible.
We have therefore compiled this list of FAQs to assist you....Read more



Healing our Spirit Worldwide - The Seventh Gathering: Printable programme now available...Read more



The Waikato District Health Board covers a large geographical area in the upper central North Island of New Zealand, known as the Waikato. Its corporate office and tertiary hospital are in Hamilton City.
The board plans, funds and provides hospital, health and disability services to the more than 391,770 people, either directly or by funding and contracting other providers. 
It also includes a tertiary hospital, a secondary hospital, three rural hospitals and it also offers a wide range of community-based and health promotion services.

For a copy of Health Providers in the Waikato region, please download the list here.