In New Zealand two key frameworks are often used to help us understand wellbeing.
Te Whare Tapa Whā was developed by Sir Mason Durie in 1984 and describes health and wellbeing as parts of a whare, with the four walls each representing different dimensions of wellbeing:
Our connection with the land/whenua forms the foundation.
When all these things are in balance, we thrive.
(Ministry of Health, 2013).
Five Ways to Wellbeing are five simple actions that are important to wellbeing.