Tamariki Pakari means healthy, self-assured youth that are fully active
Tamariki Pakari Child Health and Wellbeing Trust is a non-profit organisation.
To work to improve the health and wellbeing of tamariki (children) and rangatahi (youth) in Taranaki and Aotearoa/New Zealand.
The Trust achieves this through supporting a research programme that:
strives to undertake research by communities, for communities,
works towards achieving health equity, and
continues to build on existing research in this area to date.
Our long-term goal is to establish Tamariki Pakari as a successful centre for Paediatric research excellence.
Our Core Values
Curiosity and a passion for life-long learning
Respect for self, for others, and for our environment
Openness – to people, ideas and perspectives
To act Justly
To generate solutions that accelerate health systems change, underpinned by quality research, supported by genuine and meaningful partnership with community stakeholders.