Tau Ora Success Stories


Our Stories | Kaimahi

Key benefits of participating and engaging with Tau Ora:

  • Increased health and well being of individual staff members
  • A stronger sense of organisational culture as staff work towards, and help each other with, individual and collective goals 
  • Increased productivity from a happier, healthier and more engaged workforce

 The Tau Ora programme has been in place since 2009 and has been implemented successfully at the corporate level and also at the smaller to mid-sized business level.  


Tau Ora our Award Winning Programme

Kaimahi Success | Award Winning

Tau Ora is a multi-award winning health and wellbeing programme, designed and developed at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, by kaimahi (staff) for kaimahi (staff). Tau Ora programme takes a holistic approach aimed at improving the health, wellbeing an productivity of staff and the organisation overall.

These awards are dedicated to our kaimahi at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. These awards acknowledge and recognise all their dedication and commitment to their wellbeing, through Tau Ora.



  • Diversity Awards – Work-Life Balance Award
  • TriMāori Community Awards – Outstanding Contribution to Communities
  • HRINZ Awards – Health, Safety & Wellbeing Award



  • NZ Workplace Health & Safety Awards – Category Award and Supreme Award



  • NZ Health and Wellbeing Awards – Equal First



  • Waipa District Workplace Wellness Award



Toitoi Manawa Nomination

Toitoi Manawa Awards | Nominations

Every year Tau Ora celebrates those kaimahi who participated and engaged in Tau Ora. Amongst us are those who have done amazing things within their hauora journey. This is an opportunity for our staff to acknowledge and recognise other kaimahi (staff) for their efforts, dedication, and participation in not only Tau Ora but their holistic wellbeing. Nominations are now open for kaimahi who have affected, influenced and motivated change within themselves, other kaimahi, their whānau, and their communities. Nominations will close Friday 7 September 2018. 

To nominate a staff member simply go onto Tau Ora Te Kōpua page and you will find the link. 

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