Story: Women’s health



Rapuora: health and Maori women, published in 1984 by the Maori Women's Welfare League, reported on the factors that contributed to good health. Peace of mind, employment, physical health, lifestyle and whānau were all considered. This diagram shows each of these elements and the findings related to them.

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Source: Elizabeth Murchie, Rapuora: health and Maori women. Wellington: Maori Women’s Welfare League, 1984

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Megan Cook, 'Women’s health - Māori women’s health activism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 April 2021)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 May 2011