NEWS AND UDPATES

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3 Noema, 2021

Our CEO Moahuia Goza talks to Te Ao about the impact that Delta can have on Māori cancer inequities and why Māori should be prioritised across every covid vaccine protocol. https://www.teaomaori.news/cancer-whanau-will-be-directly-impacted-vaccine-rollout

26 Oketopa, 2021

Assoc prof Jacquie Kidd talks to Stuff about the structural racism found in their Kaupapa Māori prostate cancer project - https://www.stuff.co.nz/pou-tiaki/300435575/kaupapa-mori-research-project-reveals-structural-racism-in-prostate-cancer-care

and waatea news 

https://waateanews.com/2021/10/27/pakiwaha-interview-dr-jacquie-kidd/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=pakiwaha-interview-dr-jacquie-kidd

15 Oketopa, 2021

Prof Jonathon Koea and our CEO Moahuia Goza call for priority vaccinations and brace for impact of COVID 19 - https://www.stuff.co.nz/pou-tiaki/300430020/covid19-mori-leaders-brace-for-impact-as-government-continues-to-ignore-vaccine-priority-call

 

6 Hepetema, 2021

Our co-chair Gary Thompson talks to RNZ about prostate cancer and how the syystem needs to be more equitable and accessible

https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/te-manu-korihi/451579/maori-men-urged-to-get-tested-for-prostate-cancer

5 Hepetema, 2021

Our board member Rawiri Blundell and the Oranga Tū project launches their  documentary alongside Prostate cancer morehu  - mātaki mai  https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/oranga-tu

13 Hereturikōkā, 2021

Our CEO Moahuia Goza talks to radio Waatea about our partnership with Te Kāhui Matepukupuku o Aotearoa (Cancer Society NZ) to provide PHD scholarships for Māori researchers. https://waateanews.com/2021/09/01/new-scholarship-for-maori-cancer-researchers/  

27 Hōngongoi, 2021

Dr Jason Gurney acknowledges HRC for their role in supporting cancer and Māori research and funding his project to investigate the relationship between growing diabetes cases and the co-occurrence of cancer. Pānui mai: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/otago-university-researchers-benefit-from-health-research-council-funding-of-13-million/I3XQ4AWQVQQPE454CSAWLJHP3Q/

2 Hōngongoi, 2021

Prof Jonathon Koea talks to radio Waatea about our liver cancer position statement and our calls to establish a Liver Ora Programme for Hepatitis. Whakarongo mai: https://www.waateanews.com/uma/play_podcast/x_podlink/MTAxMTYx/

1 Hōngongoi, 2021

Dr Jason Gurney talks to Tapatahi about the need for a Liver Ora Programme: 

https://www.teaomaori.news/urgent-need-national-maori-liver-cancer-programme

20 Maehe, 2021

Prof Sue Crengle speaks to RNZ about lung cancer screening trials and the benefits for Māori. https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/te-manu-korihi/442965/maori-to-be-focus-of-lung-cancer-screening-trial

19 Maehe, 2021

Have a look at our collaboration with Toby Morris and the spin off - cancer inequities throughout the system. See: https://thespinoff.co.nz/society/the-side-eye/19-05-2021/the-side-eyes-two-new-zealands-the-2700-day-gap/

10 Maehe, 2021

Cancer Screening programmes should be managed by Māori to reach Māori - Dr Nina Scott speaks to RNZ. https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/te-manu-korihi/442202/cancer-screening-programmes-should-be-managed-by-maori-to-reach-maori-health-leader

 

9 Maehe, 2021

We give expert reaction to the governments announcement of a HPV self-test programme and a more proactive breast screening system. See https://www.sciencemediacentre.co.nz/2021/05/09/self-test-for-cervical-cancer-funded-expert-reaction/

 

30 Apereira, 2021

We give expert commentary on New Zealands' HPV self swab' missed opportunity. See: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/124999442/new-zealand-criticised-for-missed-opportunities-on-cervical-cancer-screening

25 Apereira, 2021

Our board member Dr George Laking talks about future state care - how we changed how we do health, a view from the future. See: https://thespinoff.co.nz/author/george-laking/

21 Apereira, 2021

Our CEO/Tumuaki Moahuia Goza speaks to Jessie Mulligan about the establishment of the Māori Health Authority.  https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/2018792483/reaction-to-establishment-of-a-maori-health-authority

and

then talks to The Project 

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=4055014677896690

16 Apereira, 2021

Dr George Laking talks to Stuff about the Smokefree 2025 goal and the national action plan. Smokefree 2025: Government proposals get a mixed reaction from smokers | Stuff.co.nz

22 Poutūterangi, 2021

Hei Āhuru Mōwai CEO Moahuia Goza talks to Raukawa FM about the racism incident in Queenstown, and how every corner of the health system needs anti-racism praxis embedded into it. 

12 Poutūterangi, 2021

Hei Āhuru Mōwai calls out racism in USANZ. See: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/124512004/christchurch-urologists-offensive-presentation-triggers-resignation-of-society-president-

 

and

 

https://www.stuff.co.nz/pou-tiaki/124521177/its-been-a-huge-journey-urologist-says-racist-comments-have-led-to-change

12 Huitanguru, 2021

Members of Hei Āhuru Mōwai attended the Whānau Māori Community Hui in Taranaki. See: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/te-manu-korihi/436323/hui-hailed-as-first-step-in-tackling-huge-and-terrible-maori-cancer-rates

2 Huitanguru, 2021

Whakarongo mai to our co-chair Dr Nina Scott respond to the national State of Cancer Report in Aotearoa from Te Aho o Te Kahu  https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/2018781863/maori-more-likely-to-die-from-cancer-cancer-control-agency

We also have secondary commentary from our member esteemed epidemiologist Dr Jason Gurney

https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/middayreport/audio/2018781938/hopes-new-cancer-report-will-result-in-meaningful-change-for-maori

30 Whiringa ā rangi, 2020

Whakarongo mai ki tā mātou Tumuaki e kōrero ana e pā ana ki te matepukupuku, me te painga hoki o ngā Wānanga Māori. Ngā mihi ki Raukawa FM. Listen here to our CEO Moahuia Goza speaking about mātauranga and cancer.

26 Whiringa ā rangi, 2020

Congratulations to Dr Nina Scott who was awarded the Waikato Medical Science Challenge award! This Kudos award recognises those who contribute to medical science that has significant impact locally, nationally and internationally. Mātakitaki mai: Dr Nina Scott - Vision Mātauranga - YouTube Ka mau te wehi! 

23 Mahuru, 2020

Mrs Maxine Ronald and the indigenous surgeons from RACS support our call to reduce bowel cancer age extension for Māori. See https://www.surgeons.org/-/media/Project/RACS/surgeons-org/files/advocacy/2020-09-23-STM-Call_for_action_on_bowel_screening_for_Maori.pdf?rev=4f099a3ffcde44bd958729bf00b3d715&hash=9CEA95F4ECDA38D674A661D3CA83FFC0

8 Mahuru, 2020

Pānui mai - Te Ora and Hei Āhuru Mōwai provide a joint position statement on bowel cancer screening

https://teora.maori.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Position-Statement-Bowel-Screening.pdf

7 Mahuru, 2020

Pānui mai - Shelly Campbell & Dr Rawiri Jansen respond to the decision not to lower bowel cancer screening rates for Māori

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/bowel-cancer-screening-age-wont-be-dropped-for-maori-and-pacific-nzers-despite-expert-advice/H2SMT56IKYVWA7QKUB7Q7QCREY/

5 Mahuru, 2020

Mātakitaki mai - Dr Jason Gurney speaks to Te Ao - research shows nearly a quarter of all Māori deaths are due to cancer

https://www.teaomaori.news/research-shows-quarter-all-maori-deaths-are-due-cancer

21 Haratua, 2020

Mātakitaki mai - Dr Nina Scott & Dr Leanne Te Karu from Hei Āhuru Mōwai along with other experts are talking about equity and improving access on telehealth.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=if-i8jNLpRc&feature=youtu.be

10 Paengawhāwhā, 2020

Pānui mai - one of our members Dr Jason Gurney alongside our esteemed colleagues Dr Mel Mcleod, Dr Donna Cormack, Dr Ricci Harris and Dr Paula King succinctly tono the government to ensure that equity is a priority during this COVID 19 pandemic

https://blogs.otago.ac.nz/pubhealthexpert/2020/04/10/covid-19-and-maori-health-when-equity-is-more-than-a-word/

5 Paengawhāwhā, 2020

Mātakitaki mai - as our haematology cancer doctor Myra Ruka talks to Moana Maniapoto about how to keep safe during the Level 4 Covid 19 Pandemic

https://www.facebook.com/TeAoWithMoana/videos/2667771170212913/