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Tricky tips for healthier chips

Tricky tips for healthier chips

Healthy Families Rotorua connected local Rotorua businesses and organisations with the Chip Group, who train operators with techniques and tips for cooking deep fried food particularly fried chips. Te Arawa Fisheries Ltd provided the location for this...
Helping whānau find mauri ora

Helping whānau find mauri ora

Helping whānau reach mauri ora is what Paearahi Pipi Tukaokao enjoys about her role at Maketu Health and Social Services. Pipi (Ngati Kahangungu, Rangitane, Ngāti Tuwharetoa and Te Arawa) has been with the organisation for the last two years having...
Farming career opens for teen

Farming career opens for teen

A Mangakino teen is loving his new career pathway thanks to the help of a Te Arawa Whānau Ora Paearahi. Tyron Pedrochi works full time at Wairarapa Moana Farm after starting a Whānau Ora plan with Paearahi Leanne Karauna. “I help with the milking,...
Te Arawa celebrates

Te Arawa celebrates

It was a celebration of iwi achievement at the annual Te Arawa Awards.  Organised by Te Papa Takaro o Te Arawa, more than 300 people attended the gala event held at Te Puia. The awards showcased Te Arawa talent and acknowledged excellence in sport, cultural...
High schools connecting with Ki o Rahi

High schools connecting with Ki o Rahi

Rangatahi will be reconnecting with their culture and having fun with a weekly Ki o Rahi module organised by Te Papa Takaro o Te Arawa. This year, the Te Arawa Ki o Rahi Challenge will involve local high schools so they can develop their skill and knowledge...
Webinar: Treaty Voyages – How’s Your Organisation Faring?

Webinar: Treaty Voyages – How’s Your Organisation Faring?

How is your organisation faring?  Applying the Treaty of Waitangi in your organisation is a journey.  Whether your voyage is well underway or you’re wondering how to start, this webinar will provide guidance. Jen Margaret offers practical insights,...
Helping whānau achieve their moemoea

Helping whānau achieve their moemoea

Lead Paearahi for Te Arawa Whānau Ora says it’s the “small stuff” she gets a buzz from while working with whānau. Hinehou Stoneham (Whakatohea, Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungungu) started working with Whānau Ora in 2012 at Wera...
Youth rising up with new website

Youth rising up with new website

  A youth driven website encouraging the community and young people to ‘Rise Up’ has been launched. Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao have been working alongside 2morrows Rangatira to develop their ‘Rise Up’ movement. A digital hub that provides encouragement,...
Empowering families a welcome change

Empowering families a welcome change

It’s been a bit of switch from working with youth to whānau but it’s a change Korowai Aroha Paearahi, Lorraine Hall is enjoying. With just over a month in the new role, she has previously worked for Te Maioha o Parekarangi Youth Justice Residence,...
Wai Warriors: Guardians of Waiariki

Wai Warriors: Guardians of Waiariki

Healthy Families Rotorua and Te Arawa Whānau Ora Collective Impact Team are collaborating on the ‘Wai Warriors’ initiative which focuses on co-designing activities with rangatahi (13 – 15 years). The intention of Wai Warriors is to support...