Whenua Ūkaipō: Ko Au te Whenua, Ko te Whenua ko Au (Waitematā to 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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Ko Te Reo Te Oranga o Te Whānau (Ngāruawāhia: Waikato)

Voices of Whānau Ngāruawāhia : Waikato   Ka kōkiri ngā tīkanga o nehe rā, Ka kōkiri ngā tīkanga o nāianei, Kia tū ngātahi te whānau, Hei whānau kaha, hei whānau ora.    We stand together as one, gathering the knowledge of the past and the knowledge here today, to help our whānau blossom in this …

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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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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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