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 Wāhi Kōrero

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Welcome to Wāhi Kōrero, a safe and anonymous place to share health-related stories.

Nau mai ki Wāhi Kōrero, he wāhi haumaru, he wāhi kirimuna ki te tuari i ngā kōrero hauora.

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We encourage you to share your experiences of health care, particularly those that are not often heard. The stories shared on this site will be used for research and will help decision-makers improve health outcomes.

Check out our projects and the stories shared.

E akiaki ana mātou i a koe ki te tuari i ō wheako tautiaki ā-hauora, ka tino pērā mō ngā mea me uaua ka rangona. Ko ngā kōrero ka tuarihia i tēnei pae ka whakamahia mō ngā rangahau me te āwhina i tā ngā kaiwhakatau whanake ake i ngā putanga hauora.

Tirohia ā mātou kaupapa me ngā kōrero kua tuarihia.

ACTIVE TO 01 Aug 2024

I felt too whakamā to go to the doctor

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I burst my eardrum in my sleep on the 1st of Jan. After 3 months of constant leaking and pain and presenting myself up at AnE I finally got something…

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The hospital system may be lacking and not enough money but every time I visited the staff have been fantastic and caring and I was not judge by the colour…

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Five years ago my teenage daughter started to loose a lot of weight, her hair thinned, sore stomach and was very emotionally unstable. We thought it may be due to…

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Real Stories for change

I felt too whakamā to go to the doctor

I burst my eardrum in my sleep on the 1st of Jan. After 3 months of constant leaking and pain and presenting myself up at AnE I finally got something…

Read Full Story >

I felt too whakamā to go to the doctor

The hospital system may be lacking and not enough money but every time I visited the staff have been fantastic and caring and I was not judge by the colour…

Read Full Story >

I felt too whakamā to go to the doctor

Five years ago my teenage daughter started to loose a lot of weight, her hair thinned, sore stomach and was very emotionally unstable. We thought it may be due to…

Read Full Story >

I felt too whakamā to go to the doctor

We are constantly being told to visit a GP if bowel movements have changed or if you have blood in your stool for more than 2 weeks. I had this…

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I felt too whakamā to go to the doctor

2 years ago in winter I had a chest infection. It was at the beginning of the illness and I do get these infections a lot, but the moment the…

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I felt too whakamā to go to the doctor

Six years ago I attended a GP in Wellington for migraines so severe I had to take 7 months off work due to the chronic migraines and chronic pain. I…

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Kōrero I wish I could’ve had with the WellChild nurse

I wish I could have been honest about terrible sleep - I lied and said sleep was okay, because I didn't want suggestions to sleep train. I also didn't mention…

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I am a first time Mama and although I had all the support from Whanau and friends I still opted to do well-child checks instead of just going to doctors…

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I wish that the post natal support that I received was for both my child and myself. I had regular check in for my child's health, but our decision to…

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