Honouring Samoan ways and understandings: Towards culturally appropriate mental health services— Kiwi Tamasese


The following paper was created from a series of interviews with Kiwi Tamasese that took place in Wellington, New Zealand and also in Samoa in 2000. This paper discusses some of the findings from a research project carried out by The Family Centre. The full report Ole Taeao Afua: The New Morning – A Qualitative Investigation into Samoan Perspectives on Mental Health and Culturally Appropriate Services by Tamasese, K., Peteru, C. & Waldegrave, C. is available from The Family Centre.