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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Starting Fresh, Healing Wounds, Developing Strong Identities (Kohukohu: Northland).

Te Tīmata Hou – A New Beginning Kohukohu : Northland   Te Tīmata Hou – A New Beginning, is a suicide prevention initiative in Northland. Created to support whānau after the loss of a loved one to suicide, their programme targets risk factors (such as grief and addictions) that can contribute to suicidal behaviour. Set …

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Healing Properties of the Past, Empower Generations of Today (Hokianga : Northland).

Te Hononga Hokianga : Northland   Te Hononga is an initiative based in Northland helping whānau reconnect with their identity. A history of land loss and colonisation precedes the present times of the people of the Hokianga.  However, the acts of the past continue to effect multiple generations, across the area, with many whānau in …

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