PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NEW ZEALAND
CANTERBURY WEST COAST BRANCH
Re-engaging with Te Tiriti O Waitangi workshop
Monday 5 November 2018
9am - 4pm
University of Canterbury Dovedale campus, Dovedale Ave, Ilam
Room Whekī 205
What will the workshop include?
To see the flyer
Dr Heather Came-Friar is a seventh generation Pākehā New Zealander who grew up on Ngātiwai land.
She has worked for nearly 25 years in health promotion, public health and/or Māori health and has a long involvement in social justice activism. Heather is a founding member and co-chair of STIR: Stop Institutional Racism, a fellow of the Health Promotion Forum, longstanding member of Public Health Association and an active member of Tāmaki Tiriti Workers.
She currently embraces life as an activist scholar. She was lead author of Te Tiriti-based practice in health promotion (2017) and has led shadow reports to various United Nations human rights committees around institutional racism. She is a Senior Lecturer based in the Taupua Waiora Māori Health Research Centre within Auckland University of Technology.
Dr Nicole Coupe has iwi connections to Kai Tahu, Te Atiawa, Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Rangitane, Ngāti Raukawa.
Her PhD was in Whakamomori : Māori suicide prevention and she has an extensive background in public health and management both within Crown agencies and Māori providers. She is an experienced kaupapa epidemiologist, a longstanding member of the Public Health Association and a founding member of STIR. She is a co-author of Te Tiriti-based practice in health promotion (2017).
Nik is currently Chief Executive Officer for Kirikiriroa Family Start.