Community Panui

Preparing for flu season

Preparing for flu season

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao are urging whānau to be prepared for what is predicted to be a hard- hitting influenza season. They are offering free flu vaccinations for: Hapū Māmā (pregnant women any trimester) Asthmatic if using regular preventative...
Whānau Ora for all

Whānau Ora for all

The Minister for Whānau Ora says he’s keen for Whānau Ora to be seen as a service delivery model for the whole community, not just Māori and Pacific Island families. Peeni Henare attended the recent symposium in Blenheim organised by South Island...
Call for Papers: 2018 Special Issue: Mātauranga Māori shaping marine and freshwater futures

Call for Papers: 2018 Special Issue: Mātauranga Māori shaping marine and freshwater futures

New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research is calling for papers for a 2018 Special Issue entitled Mātauranga Māori shaping marine and freshwater futures. Māori have distinct cultural knowledge, values, and perspectives that establish their...
Kapa haka wahine leads smear test challenge #SmearYourMea

Kapa haka wahine leads smear test challenge #SmearYourMea

Te Arawa women are being encouraged to ‘Smear Your Mea’ to raise awareness and encourage wahine to have a smear test. The social media campaign on Facebook was initiated by seasoned kapa haka performer, Talei Morrison of Te Matarae i Ōrehu who was...
Ngāti Whakaue Whānau Day Maketu 4th February 2018

Ngāti Whakaue Whānau Day Maketu 4th February 2018

The theme of the day is Ngati Whakaue’s role as guardians and protectors of the waters and land in Maketu, organiser Tony Pecotic told the Daily Post. He went on to add that “the day had something for everyone including a wearable arts parade...
Celebrating champions against violence

Celebrating champions against violence

Local kahukura (champions) who take a stand against family violence were celebrated at the E Tu Whanau & White Ribbon Community day. Co-ordinated by Safer Families Rotorua, the recent event at the Village Green saw many organisations taking part....
Enjoying the water these holidays

Enjoying the water these holidays

Te Waiariki Purea Trust is offering a free, three-day holiday programme for rangatahi.  The Breakaway Water World 2018 event, will be held in January and opened to young people aged 11 to 17-years-old. “On this free programme, rangatahi will learn...
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,...
Co-design and Māori Development, with Rangimārie Mules

Co-design and Māori Development, with Rangimārie Mules

Co-design can rapidly empower people in your community to achieve their full potential, creating positive change by engaging them in the design of real projects. Register online In this Community Research webinar Rangimārie Mules, Crystal Pekepo and...
Make your workplace Good4Work

Make your workplace Good4Work

Good4Work is an exciting new workplace wellbeing tool that’s great for your business and your people. “We spend a significant amount of time at work so the culture and environment of a workplace can have an impact on our wellbeing,” Mapihi...