Name change

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission has a new name — Te Hiringa Mahara.

Board chairman Hayden Wano said the new name embraced the commission’s role as the kaitiaki (guardian) of mental health and wellbeing, and was an expression of the commitment to being an organisation grounded in Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

"Te Hiringa Mahara is inclusive of all peoples, tangata whenua and tangata Tiriti."

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