Strengthened resilience to make dreams a reality: Building Better Men (Ōtepoti/ Dunedin).

Building Better Men Dunedin: Southland There are various opinions on how men should be. This stigma has played a massive part in how men are living in today’s society. The expectations and labels that have been created have put a lot of pressure on mana tāne. The ‘Building Better Men’ initiative has been established to …

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Building an Inclusive and Resilient Whānau

Te Koti Whānau Hauora Christchurch: Te Wai Pounamu   Koti Whānau Hauora is an initiative in Christchurch that has a core vision to build whānau inclusivity and strengthen whānau and individual resilience.  They are fundamentally shifting views with the intention to prevent suicide in their region.  Te Koti Whānau Hauora seeks to awhi those who …

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Boxing for Te Whare Tapa Whā (Dunedin, Southland)

Otepoti Boxing Club : Strength for suicide prevention. Tū mai Te Waipounamu!   Right in the heart of Southland, a new suicide prevention initiative is making change with the Dunedin youth. This programme is called Boxing for Te Whare Tapa Whā. The purpose of this programme is to provide rangatahi of Dunedin with key principles through …

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Mentoring and Practices Passed Down Through Generations (Dunedin)

He Manawa Titi Dunedin He Manawa Titi, founded on long-held Māori traditions, stories and practices passed down through the generations, is an initiative with a strong focus on rangatahi Māori.  He Manawa Titi  work with rangatahi Māori tane (15-24 years old) in monthly wānanga, where the primary focus will be learning Mau Rākau and Kapahaka.  …

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