Cultural

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Pacific Cultural Competencies (NZ) – The report contributes to the exciting and evolving thinking in the area of Pacific cultural competence, by providing an overview of the literature to date.  It also provides practical recommendations for taking Pacific cultural competence forward.

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Asian Mental Health Cultural Support Coordination Services (NZ) – Referral / Access Criteria: Asians who are experiencing depression, anxiety, psychosis or any other mental health distress; currently under the care of WDHB mental health clinical team; residing in WDHB region (North Shore, West Auckland, Rodney).
ADHB Manawanui Oranga Hinengaro Services for Māori (NZ) – Is a kaupapa Māori community mental health service for adults run by the Auckland District Health Board (ADHB).  A range of services is provided via two specific teams, the Cultural Support Team and the Clinical Team.  Each team is community based and provides services to tangata whai ite ora Māori who are living in the community of Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland).
CONNECT – Supporting Recovery Inc. (NZ) – (Formerly AMHS) Committed to working with a recovery focus, flexibly and creatively to inspire hope, create choice and opportunities and encourage transformation and promote health and well-being.  Services include: Residential, Asian Responsive Service, Dual Diagnosis, Peer Support and EDGE Employment.
NZ Ethnic Social Services (NZ) – NZ Ethnic Social Services Trust (NZESS) offers services to “Ethnic people from all round the world” ‎who have come to make New Zealand their home.  Our aim is to help you settle into New Zealand and ‎help you create a healthy family.  We are “multi cultural” community organisation and all our staff are ‎migrants who know how difficult it can be adapting to New Zealand way of life, so we understand you.‎  One-stop-shop for all your needs.‎  We provide wide range of information and services which related to refugees / migrants settlement issues.
PIASS – Pacific Information Advocacy Support Services Trust (NZ) – PIASS welcomes referrals from all people irrespective of religion, culture, ethnicity, sex and age.  It recognizes that service delivery can be strengthened by the interface of its own philosophy with the varying perspectives of other people.  The concept of fono is an important feature of PIASS.  This characteristic has been adopted and implemented in the overall philosophy of the organization.  This means that every person has a valuable role to play as all participate in enjoying the privileges and meeting their responsibilities within the organization.
Refugees As Survivors New Zealand (NZ) – Refugees have suffered the loss of family, friends, their possessions, their homeland and their culture, and many have survived trauma and torture.  The work of Refugees As Survivors (RAS) is vital in helping bridge the vast gap between the danger and suffering of an old life and a bright new future as a New Zealander.
Te Aho Tapu Trust (NZ) – A Māori Psychological Service provider operating in the South Auckland region.  We are a ‘by Māori for Māori’ service who work primarily but not exclusively with Māori whānau.  We accept referrals from Whānau, Community, Schools, Courts, CY&F and other agencies.
Te Kotuku Ki Te Rangi (NZ) – Te Kotuku Ki Te Rangi provides community based Kaupapa Māori Mental Health Services for Tangata Whaiora (people seeking wellness).  We are based in the Northern Region of the North Island, including the Counties Manukau District Health Board (DHB), Auckland DHB, Waitemata DHB and Northland DHB.
Te Puna Waiora (Māori Mental Health) (NZ) – Te Puna Waiora is for Tāngata Whaiora (clients) who are of Māori descent and aged between 18 and 65 years old who reside in the Counties Manukau District Health Board catchment area.
Te Whānau O Waipareira Trust (NZ) – Te Whānau O Waipareira Trust is an Urban Māori Authority and was founded on the strength of its social, education, health, economic and spiritual indigenous self-determination agenda – ‘Mana Māori Motuhake’.
Tu Wahine Trust Incorporated (NZ) – We offer counselling and therapy to Māori whānau affected by violence and abuse.  We also provide court approved programmes and have A.C.C. accredited counsellors.
Vaka Tautua (NZ) – Malologa Trust has gone through a huge change.  The organisation has developed a joint venture with Pacific Information, Advocacy, Support Services (PIASS) Trust in forming a shared management company called “Vaka Tautua”.  It is the vision of this new development to provide a menu of services for Pacific people in; Youth, disabilities sector, Mental Health sector, older people and in Research and Development.  Through this vehicle, Pacific people can hopefully access services that they are entitled to.
Whitiki Maurea – Māori Mental Health and Addiction Services (NZ) – Whitiki Maurea is committed to the kaupapa of healing for Māori by weaving together Māori healing practices and Western clinical practice, thereby providing Māori Tangata Whaiora and their whānau with the best possible health outcomes.  Whānau centred therapy is the driving force for Whitiki Maurea and a marae-focused, wairua-driven service is the ultimate objective.