This website is owned and managed by Te Aka Whai Ora — Māori Health Authority.

This privacy statement outlines how we may collect use and otherwise handle the information you share with us when you use this site in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020.

You do not need to provide any personal information to use the site.

You do not need to disclose personal information to use this site

You may browse and access information contained within this website without providing personal information. This includes completing our feedback form.

If you voluntarily provide personal information

We do not collect personal information on this site unless you choose to give it to us.

If you voluntarily provide us with personal information (for example through email requests or through our feedback form), it will be held and managed by Te Aka Whai Ora in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020 and Health Information Privacy Code 2020 (where applicable).

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect and analyse details about the use of this website.

Google Analytics uses cookies, which is a piece of code placed on your computer or mobile device, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. Google reCAPTCHA is also used.

The information collected includes:

•    your IP address
•    the pages you accessed on the website
•    the links you clicked on
•    the date and time you visited the website
•    the referring site (if any)
•    the operating system on your device, for example, Windows 10, Apple, Android
•    the web-browser you used, for example, Chrome, Edge
•    other incidental information such as screen resolution and language setting.

We do not make any effort to identify individual users.

You may opt-out from having Google Analytics collect your information by disabling cookies in your browser, or by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out browser add-on.

Google Analytics Opt-out browser add-on 

Google’s privacy policy on Google Analytics

Elastic search

We use Elastic to collect details about what people search for on our website. It collects cookies and usage data.

Elastic Product Privacy Statement | Elastic

Sharing information with third parties

We will only disclose information to third parties where this is directly related to the purposes for which it was collected.

We will not disclose your personal information to other government agencies or other organisations without your consent, unless required or allowed by law.

Security of information

Protecting your personal information and data is important to us. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we hold is protected against loss, unauthorised access, unauthorised disclosure, or other misuse.

Links to Other websites

Our websites provide links to other websites when we consider you may be interested in the content of those sites. This Privacy Statement does not apply to those websites.

Before you disclose any personal information to another site, we advise you to check its terms and conditions, including its privacy and security policies.

Accessing or correcting your information

You have the right to access any information we hold about you and ask us to correct it if you think it is wrong. To access any personal information held by us, or if you wish to correct your information, please email 

When making a request to access or change your information, please include:
•    your name
•    contact address (email or postal)
•    contact phone number

Details of the information you want or want to correct - this needs to be as clear and specific as you can make it. We may ask you for more details.

Please note that before we can provide you with your information or make any changes we need to be satisfied about your identity. To do so, we may need to ask you further questions or to view identification which establishes your identity.

Privacy complaints or queries

If you have any queries or concerns about how your personal information has been managed, please contact us to see if we can resolve the problem. You can-
•    Email us at
•    Write to us at Privacy Officer - PO Box 793 Wellington 6140

If you’re not satisfied with our response to your concerns, you can contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. For more information see the Office of the Privacy Commissioner website.