Finding healing from aggression through spoken expression (Hamilton, Waikato).

Aotearoa Hip Hop Academy Hamilton: Waikato   “He piko he taniwha, he piko he taniwha, Waikato taniwha rau…” As the famous saying from the Waikato goes; “He Piko, He Taniwha’ or, at every bend of the river lies a Taniwha. This Tainui proverb is similar to our life experiences, where, as we go through life, …

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Growing Healthy Pēpi to become Healthy Pakeke. (Kawerau, Bay of Plenty)

MAURI OHO Ko Pūtauaki te maunga Ko Te Takanga i o Apa te wai Ko Te Aotahi te tangata Mai i te riu o Kawerau ngā hapū Ko Hāhuru te tupuna whare Tūwharetoa mai Kawerau ki te tai te iwi Ko Te Arawa te waka Mauri Oho is an initiative in Kawerau which focuses on …

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Tupuna Footsteps Path the Way for Whānau Wellness (Gisborne)

Ko Ngā Uri o Mohi rāua ko Waitemata KOROHINA Horoera, East Cape “Ko Matahi o te Tau he papakainga Rangimarie. Ki te hokihoki atu ngā uri, kare te marae e noho mokemoke ana, kāre e tū tahanga ana. Nā reira e te whānau, tukuna atu he karakia aroha ki tō tātou ū-kai-pō, a Matahi o …

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Transforming from Grief & Loss (Taupō)

Mai i Ngā Karu o te Ora, (From the Eyes of Wellbeing)      Taupō A series of five wānanga will take place for whānau living with grief and loss, to develop transformational spaces and enhance strategies around suicide prevention within Whānau, Hapū and Practitioners.   These hui will encompass Whānau Wānanga, Practitioner Wānanga, Hapū Resilience and Hapū …

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Reconnecting through Tikanga Māori -Rongo Taua Trust (Taranaki)

Ko Aotea te waka, Ko Taranaki te maunga, Ko Ngāti Ruanui te iwi, Ko Wharepuni te marae, Ko Rongo Taua te Kaupapa, Tihei Mauri Ora! The first graduation for rangatahi on the Rongo Taua Trust tikanga Māori wānanga was held at Wharepuni marae near Hawera on the 2nd of October, 2020.  Held over the first …

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