The Asian Network Inc. (TANI) ensures that the principals of the Treaty of Waitangi are supported and implemented in the delivery of our service. TANI is committed to understand the implications for Maori health that are implicit in the Treaty of Waitangi. TANI believes that all migrants who have chosen Aoteaora New Zealand their home shall equally respect the principles of the Treaty i.e.
Partnership – collaborative process between groups to achieve a common purpose;
Participation – enablement of individuals or groups to reduce inequalities;
Protection – akin to fiduciary duty – responsibility of individuals or groups to recognise and respond to cultural needs believes and practices.
Please go through some of the useful links which will provide you with better understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi and it’s relevance to community development and public health sectors.
Treaty of Waitangi (The Waitangi Tribunal)
Treaty of Waitangi & Community Development
The Treaty of Waitangi and Asian Communities – Symposium organized by Human Rights Commission on 13 Nov 2005 – presentation by Manying IP
How should Treaty of Waitangi and Ottawa Charter translate into public health practice? And much more!