Paearahi Profiles

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...
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,...
Paearahi Profile – Kim Richards

Paearahi Profile – Kim Richards

For Kim Richards (Te Arawa – Ngāti Tura/Ngāti Te Ngākau, Ngāti Awa – Ngai Tamaoki/Ngai Tamawera me Tūhoe – Ngāti Haka Patuheuheu), paearahi for Te Arawa Whānau Ora, working with whānau to use their strengths to achieve their...
Paearahi Profile | Ann Kelly – Te Roopu a Iwi o Te Arawa – Matua Whangai

Paearahi Profile | Ann Kelly – Te Roopu a Iwi o Te Arawa – Matua Whangai

For Ani Kelly, Paearahi at Te Roopu a Iwi o Te Arawa, the work she does now, she has done most of her life. “I have done this sort of mahi since I was young. I feel it is what makes Māori unique is the way we awhi and tautoko people in general.”...
Paearahi Profile – Laurie Watt

Paearahi Profile – Laurie Watt

When it comes to whānau reaching their potential, Laurie Watt, Pouwhakahaere at Korowai Aroha, is passionate about supporting them on their journey. “To help our whānau to have dreams and goals, to watch them as they put a plan in place and achieve...
Paearahi Profile – Ange Tipu

Paearahi Profile – Ange Tipu

Ange Tipu (Ngāti Pikiao) has worked within the Whānau Ora space for many years and has worked for the past two years as Paearahi for Te Arawa Whānau Ora (TAWO). Ange has over 20 years of experience working in different areas of the Health Sector as...
New Paearahi join Te Arawa Whānau Ora

New Paearahi join Te Arawa Whānau Ora

Seven new Paearahi have joined Te Arawa Whānau Ora through each of the seven organisations that make up the Collective. Over the coming months we’ll profile each one, you are welcome to contact them directly through their organisation. Paearahi...
Paearahi Profile – Winsome Harvey

Paearahi Profile – Winsome Harvey

Seeing a smile and hearing laughter where it has been absent” says Paearahi Winsome Harvey (Waitaha, Tapuika) for Maketu Health and Social Services is what she finds most memorable when it comes to the whānau she helps guide and support. Winsome,...
Paearahi Profile | Hinehou Stoneham

Paearahi Profile | Hinehou Stoneham

Hinehou Stoneham (Whakatohea, Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungungu) truly enjoys her mahi, and works actively on the ground to support whānau to realise and achieve their goals. As the Rotorua-based Whānau Ora coordinator for WERA Aotearoa...
Paearahi Profile – Canaan Tuhura

Paearahi Profile – Canaan Tuhura

For Canaan Tuhura (Te Arawa, Ngāti Porou, Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki, Ngāti Maniapoto) Paearahi at Te Papa Tākaro o Te Arawa, “Whānau Ora is about empowering our iwi, hapū, marae, whānau and community to support them in striving for excellence and...