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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Passionate about Māori Whānau Well-being (Hastings : Heretaunga)

Ko Wai Tōu Ingoa Hastings: Heretaunga   Ko Wai Tōu Ingoa is an initiative promoting community action and coordination across different sectors of Heretaunga, to raise awareness of Māori practices in suicide prevention and postvention.  When engaging with whānau effected by suicide, Ko Wai Tōu Ingoa kaiārahi utilise a strengths-based approach, blended with mana enhancing …

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Enabling Rangatahi to be Resilient. (Feilding : Manawatū)

Aorangi Hui Taiohi Fielding : Manawatū   Through whakawhanaungatanga, a strong and motivated whānau team in Counties Manukau have been working to strengthen the connections of rangatahi to whānau, hapū and iwi. With a focus on rangatahi who connect to Aorangi Marae, the strategy has been to build confidence within themselves, through culture, Te Reo …

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Whānau rongoā a conduit for life.

Whānau 4 Life!!! Hutt Valley: Lower Hutt Hoea te hoe kia taupātia te whakamomori ki ngā wai o Te Awakairangi. Lower Hutt is the location of a suicide prevention kaupapa, raising awareness with whānau across their community. Past experiences within whānau means many in the area are trying to work through the impacts of suicide …

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Takatāpui experiences, stories and lives (Levin, Manawatū).

Story-telling with Older Takatāpui Levin : Manawatū The Story-telling with Older Takatāpui initiative is focusing on the life stories of around 10 takatāpui aged over 45. This initiative is in response to the need for more research within the Takatapui community. It is hoped that the focus on Takatāpui sharing their stories and experiences may …

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