The Project

WellTEXT was the original working title for this project and as we started to co-design with the communities, we asked for their input into the name of the project.

The communities came up with OL@-OR@ which means health and wellbeing to both the Maori and Pasifika people.

The logo was also a collaboration between the research team and the communities. The process involved:

  • Initial designs proposed to the team
  • The team fed back on these designs
  • Additional ideas and designs were incorporated
  • Voting occurred again
  • Further refinements made
  • Final vote enabled us to agree on our finalised logo.   
  • The designs were created by Kodaweb who are completing all of the design work on this project.

There are two communities involved in the project

  • Maori - represented by members of Toi Tangata, Waiwhetu and Te Ha Oranga
  • Pasifika- represented by members of South Waikato Pacific Islands Community Services Trust and The Fono Trust.

Project Phases

Phase 1

An initial hui/fono was held for each community to learn about co-design, explore our team culture and look ...

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To help facilitate this type of design led thinking there are a number of modes that you need to progress through ...

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Phase 2

The mHealth healthy lifestyle support programme will be evaluated using a Sequential Multiple Assignment ...

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