Manaaki Ora App

An app to provide guidance and self-help tips for improving well-being. It can also be used to help others who might be going through hard times, distress or depression.

Manaaki Ora App By Te Rau Ora
Features
  • Education and information
  • Goal setting
  • App community

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Country of origin Aotearoa New Zealand
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Security and privacy Does the app:
  • collect medical information? Yes
  • require a login? No
  • have password protection? No
  • have a privacy policy? Yes
  • require internet access? No
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Cost Free
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What does the app do?

The Manaaki Ora app supports individuals and whānau to build well-being and resilience. It includes information on helping whānau identify their feelings and, when they feel overwhelmed, find out where to get support. It also has a section on how to support others. Users can gain insight into the symptoms of depression, create goals to help recover from depression and build a network of contact and support services. It is based on the Māori model of health Te Whare Tapa Whā.

For the complete app description, go to the app website, Google Play, App Store or, for a more detailed review, see Reviews. 

PROS CONS 

✔ Structured integration of te reo Māori and concept of Te Whare Tapa Whā.

✔ Describes the symptoms of depression in lay-person terms that users are more likely to recognise and identify with.

✔ Includes a dedicated section for users to support others who may have depression.

✘  The contacts sections seem to only connect with contacts saved on the user’s sim card as opposed to their phones.

✘ Would be useful to include an option to disable the audio for the app.

 

Review details

Date of review: September 2021
Platform reviewed: Apple
Version: 1.5

App developer
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Credits: Health Navigator Editorial Team. Reviewed By: Dr Peter Ou, GP, FRNZCGP, Auckland Last reviewed: 30 Sep 2021