Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi
Engari he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one,
It is the work of many.

Notable Achievements

  • The launch in October 2022 of two integral supporting sets of guidelines for emergency departments:
    • Te Tiriti o Waitangi me Te Rautaki Manaaki Mana: Achieving our Vision
    • He Ara Tiatia ki te Taumata o Pae Ora Manaaki Mana: Pathways to achieving excellence in emergency care for Māori
  • A Manaaki Mana Kaikōkiri (Champions) network has been established in emergency departments throughout the country, to implement te Rautaki at a local level, share ideas and provide support
  • An open access resource basket or Kete Rauemi has been created on the ACEM website, collating resources to help Kaikōkiri and others on their equity journey
  • Te Rōpū Manaaki Mana members are engaged with the Interdisciplinary Māori Advisory Group (IMAG) – a collaboration between Te ORA and the Council of Medical Colleges
  • ACEM has a mechanism in place to reach out to Māori trainees on a regular basis to learn how to better support their training as emergency medicine specialists
  • An informal tuakana-teina network has been established to allow Māori Fellows and trainees to connect and support each other
  • The ACEM New Zealand Faculty now includes a position for a Māori Fellow
  • Members of te Rōpū Manaaki Mana have promoted the strategy in EDs around Aotearoa and presented at conferences, workshops, grand rounds and teaching sessions
  • A successful one-day online hui was held in October 2021 - Manaaki Mana Ngā Ara ki te Taumata o Pae Ora/Pathways to achieve Pae Ora.
  • A face-to-face hui, held every two years will commence in October 2022, bringing together Kaikōkiri and other health professionals with an interest in improving culturally safe care in EDs.