Te Pou offices are open across the country. However, we encourage you to contact our team by email or phone in the first instance - see our staff contact page for details. Stay safe everyone.

Te Pou offices are open across the country. However, we encourage you to contact our team by email or phone in the first instance - see our staff contact page for details. Stay safe everyone.

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27 August 2020

By Te Pou

A new chapter for the Matua Raḵi name

To honour the return of the Matua Raḵi name to its home in the South Island, we look back at where the name came from, how the mahi started and how much has been achieved since.

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25 March 2020

By Te Pou

Te Pou to lead KPI Programme

We are pleased to announce that Te Pou, in partnership with Wild Bamboo, has been awarded the contract to lead the National Mental Health and Addictions Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Programme from 1 April 2020.

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31 January 2020

By Te Pou

Psychiatry Fellowship for lived experience leadership

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists has awarded Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui principal advisor mental health and service user lead Caro Swanson an Honorary Fellowship for her influential work in mental health systems and services. 

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16 December 2019

By Te Pou

Human rights in the spotlight at Disability Rights Forum

The Te Pou disability workforce development team was proud to host a one-day forum on 6 December for people interested in understanding and promoting disabled people’s rights.

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30 October 2019

By Te Pou

More focus needed on measuring people’s wellbeing to reduce the risk of mental illness

People with low levels of wellbeing are eight times more likely to develop a mental illness according to experts presenting at the 7th Australasian Mental Health Outcomes and Information Conference (AMHOIC) starting in Auckland today.

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28 August 2019

By Te Pou

Let's get real wins TheMHS award

Let’s get real, a proven framework that helps mental health and addiction staff to deliver better services has won an Australasian award. 

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