Waitangi Tribunal holds inquiry into the health system

This week the Waitangi Tribunal held its inquiry into the health system Evidence from the National Maori Health Coalition centred on overt and unconscious racism

Here's Hania Douglas The Maori health community says the system may be broken That's the idea behind the Wai 2575 inquiry which suggests that there's a bias against Maori, and Maori health suffers because of it Simon Royal told the Waitangi Tribunal that what he and the National Hauora Coalition wants is equity in primary health, but that Maori are probably the only group that could pull that off There are over 200 claims seeking to participate in the inquiry and there is currently no cut-off date for the filing of claims

Step one is likely to close in March 2019 Hania Douglas, Te Karere