Valuing the Mahi through weaving.
Article Type: Brief article
Subject: Weaving (Social aspects)
Medical personnel (Appreciation)
Pub Date: 10/01/2010
Publication: Name: Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand Publisher: New Zealand Nurses' Organisation Audience: Trade Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health; Health care industry Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2010 New Zealand Nurses' Organisation ISSN: 1173-2032
Issue: Date: Oct, 2010 Source Volume: 16 Source Issue: 9
Topic: Event Code: 290 Public affairs
Product: Product Code: 8010000 Medical Personnel NAICS Code: 62 Health Care and Social Assistance
Geographic: Geographic Scope: New Zealand Geographic Code: 8NEWZ New Zealand
Accession Number: 241179381
Full Text: Members working for Maori and iwi health providers, along with employer representatives, gathered in marae and other venues around the country last month to plait muka strands from harakeke. All the strands will be gathered together and woven around a large paua, as a symbol of the beauty, integrity and justice of the Te Rau Kokiri campaign for pay equity for these health workers.

The final woven representation wile be presented to Associate Minister of Health and co-leader of the Maori Party Tariana Turia at a ceremony later this month. Turia has been a supporter of TRK since its inception.

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