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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A new report reveals Maori people who speak Te Reo are less likely to have a drinking problem

    A new report reveals Maori people who speak Te Reo are less likely to have a drinking problem


    The findinng's from a Health Promotion Agency report on hazardous alcohol consumption in New Zealand.

    Hapai Te Hauora's Janell Dymus-Kurei says indigenous language, knowledge and traditions help Maori people improve their own wellbeing.

    She says she's hopeful the findings will trigger a new approach to Maori health.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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