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Korowai Aroha: A GP’s perspective

Korowai Aroha: A GP’s perspective

Korowai Aroha GP Mike Tustin says the centre has worked hard to involve nurses in clinical roles that fit in with Rotorua Area Primary Health Services (RAPHS’) quality plan. Mike is in a good position to shed light on this, having previously held a...
Fruit Growing for Whānau

Fruit Growing for Whānau

A free fruit tree pruning session was held for whānau following the success of the My Backyard Garden Project. The afternoon workshop was held at Te Puea Orchard, Tikitere [August 26] where owner Carl Dibley demonstrated how to tend and care for fruit...
Celebration of iwi success

Celebration of iwi success

Nominations have flooded in for the Te Arawa Awards which recognises iwi success and achievement. Hosted by Te Papatakaro o Te Arawa on Friday, September 29, the gala event will be held again at Te Puia. The awards showcases Te Arawa talent and acknowledged...
Rangatahi exhibit their creativity

Rangatahi exhibit their creativity

A group of youth from an alternative education centre in Rotorua are sharing their personal stories through art in the latest exhibition in the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria. Tēnei Au showcases 20 painted works by students who attend Kokiri, an alternative...
Lifewise ki Te Arawa – Vacancy Mental Heath and Addictions

Lifewise ki Te Arawa – Vacancy Mental Heath and Addictions

Lifewise ki Te Arawa, Rotorua Community Mental Health and Addictions are seeking a dynamic person to join Lifewise’s small team. Lifewise services are for our most vulnerable families within the Lakes Distract region (Rotorua, Taupo and Turangi)....
Reminder about public consultation on draft strategy to prevent suicide & extension of the consultation period

Reminder about public consultation on draft strategy to prevent suicide & extension of the consultation period

Public consultation on a draft suicide prevention strategy is currently underway. Consultation started on 12 April 2017 and is now open until Monday 26 June 2017. Please note that this is two weeks longer than originally announced to allow for everyone...
New initiative to help rangatahi into jobs

New initiative to help rangatahi into jobs

Te Waiariki Purea Trust have launched a new initiative to support rangatahi to be employment ready. Tuara ki RISE empowers young people in their job search and assists with their future career pathways. Led by Anton Williams (pictured), Tuara ki RISE...
Collaboration sees community enjoy free feijoas

Collaboration sees community enjoy free feijoas

Healthy Families Rotorua have been involved in gathering and distributing feijoa to the community through the generosity of Ngai Tahu Tourism. Working together with Community Fruit Harvesting Rotorua, local community groups have been invited to harvest...
Workshop to help whanau gardens

Workshop to help whanau gardens

My Backyard Garden Project and Healthy Families Rotorua continue to help whanau with offering a free composting and basic garden care workshop. Following on from the success of the 65 free vege gardens installed in Rotorua homes, the latest workshop provides...
Te Maramataka survey

Te Maramataka survey

Healthy Families Rotorua is running a survey to gauge community interest in learning about the Maori lunar calendar ‘Te Maramataka’ and associated activities such as planting, harvesting, fishing and hunting. The results from this survey...