Tag: Māori health

We go to more tangi

“We start losing our loved ones earlier than our tangata Tiriti peers. We go to more tangi. We are less likely to experience being the ‘sandwich generation’ who raise their own children and moko while also caring for elderly parents.” — Tui MacDonald.

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Clive Aspin: The epidemics still raging

“We’ve got the pandemic of HIV, we’ve got a pandemic of Covid, and, in my eyes, we also have a pandemic in relation to suicide. There are commonalities right across those three areas that disproportionately affect Māori.” — Associate Professor Clive Aspin.

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Zion and the Three Cancers

“‘That nurse was really rude,’ I told Jaye as we walked out of the exam room in Auckland Hospital. She rolled her eyes at me impatiently. ‘That’s why I brought you. To see the way people who look like me get treated.’” — Eru Hart.

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