Cultural Safety – for Maori (Kawa Whakaruruhau)



This policy outlines ideas and practice for safe cultural practice for Maori with a focus on South Auckland Health.

Table of contents

Definition, South Auckland Health Pledge, Preamble, Rights of Care, Support, Planning health care, Involving Kai Atawhai, Specific practices, Cultural unsafe situations

Primary author: South Auckland Health

Author biography: Corporate/institutional

Publisher: South Auckland Health

Publication format: In-house document, Policy paper

Publication date:

Publication place: Tamaki Makaurau,

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Misc. notes: Part of a broader policy document on cultural safety.

Content type: Implementation, Policy, Responses, Treaty generally

Tikanga Māori: General

Sector: Health

Formal group: Government Bodies

Informal group: Māori

Culture related topics: Concept of culture, Cultural safety (Kawa whakaruruhau)

General related topics: Behavioural change, Equity/justice/fairness

Historical period: 20th