We strive to develop the whare tapa whā model of health that encapsulates a Māori view of health and wellness and has four dimensions:
Taha wairua (spiritual health) unspoken and unseen energies, faith and spiritual awareness
Taha hinengaro (mental health) expressing thoughts and feeling the inseparability of mind and body
Taha whānau (family health) how we connect to each other, belonging, sharing and caring
Taha tinana (physical health) good physical health, healthy eating, looking after ourselves
The different parts of a wharenui represent each of these dimensions.