Stopping Meth Use in Rural Communities (Tairāwhiti)

Tairāwhiti Walk-in Meth Support Groups Gisborne : Tairāwhiti   Communities around the country are struggling with the disastrous effects of Methamphetamine use, the impact of which is being especially felt in our rural towns and centres.  A whānau run initiative in Te Tairāwhiti is committed to taking staunch action to reduce Meth use in their …

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He Korowai : Wellness for Wāhine (Hastings : Heretaunga)

He Korowai o Ngā Aho Wāhine Hastings : Heretaunga   “E aro koe ki te hā o Hineahuone.”   E pūāwai ana tētahi korowai manaaki mō ngā wāhine o Ngāti Kahungunu, anei rā, ‘He Korowai o Ngā Aho Wāhine’.  Translated into English, The Sacred Cloak of Wāhine Māori is an initiative with a tīkanga mārae approach …

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Whenua Ūkaipō: Ko Au te Whenua, Ko te Whenua ko Au (Waitematā / Te Ara Roa)

Whenua Ūkaipō: Ko Au te Whenua, Ko te Whenua ko Au Waitematā: Tāmaki-mā-kaurau / Te Araroa   “Ko wai au a muri i te whakamomori…… Waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa”   Te Whenua Ūkaipō – the place we are from, the place that nourishes the soul, the place we know we belong.  …

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A Guiding Light for Whānau (Rotorua)

Tūramarama ki te Ora – Wellness wānanga Rotorua : Waiariki   Holistic wellbeing and healing for whānau is the focus for an initiative in Rotorua called Tūramarama ki te Ora wellness wānanga.  This initiative, based in Rotorua, increases the support and capability of whānau, hapū and iwi to prevent suicide within their communities and responding …

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