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8 March 2019

By Ashley Koning

What's in an 's'?

In the addiction sector the simple ‘s’ when used after the term addiction totally changes the meaning of what is being stated.


8 February 2019

By Caro Swanson

The role of the Peer Workforce

Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui Service User Lead, Caro Swanson shares a blog about the role of the Peer workforce.


19 December 2018

By Te Pou

New important role for Te Pou CE Robyn Shearer

It’s with great pride we announce that Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui Chief Executive, Robyn Shearer is taking up a new and important role at the Ministry of Health


13 December 2018

By Mark Smith

Common clinical wisdom relies on quality data

Te Pou Data, Information and Research Principal Advisor, Mark Smith shares his thoughts about the importance of quality data to provide rich information that can expand knowledge.


6 December 2018

By Te Pou

Inaugural meeting of the IIMHL Council of Public Mental Health Leadership

During the IIMHL Leadership Exchange, the first meeting of the IIMHL Council of Public Mental Health Leadership took place, attended by representatives from eleven countries. Two people from each IIMHL country were invited. Dr Barbara Disley and Dr Monique Faleafa represented New Zealand.


3 December 2018

By Susan Sherrard

Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality

Susan Sherrard reflects as we celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.