Te Arawa Whānau Ora

A passion to help

A passion to help

Mangakino Whānau Ora has some new faces who are dedicated to seeing their community living healthier lives by having access to dryer, warmer homes. “I thought this would be a good opportunity to succession plan people into learning about how paearahi...
Sequel for child obesity symposium

Sequel for child obesity symposium

Experts in child obesity will return to Rotorua following successful symposium hosted by Te Papa Tākaro o Te Arawa. An event later this month will see leading New Zealand experts, Dr Ihirangi Heke and Dr Boyd Swinburn return to the Bay of Plenty to provide...
Home re-fit lifts health and wairua

Home re-fit lifts health and wairua

Connie Dick insists she has no need for her walking frame since moving back into her refitted Mangakino home. The 77-year-old had a tumour and suffered a stroke among other health issues and regularly needed to be seen by the GP at Mangakino Health Services....
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao is on the move

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao is on the move

The offices of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao will be located next month. Pikiao Rūnanga will no longer be based in Fenton St and on Monday, July 3 will open their doors at the new premises of 1209 Amohia St. Just down from the Rotorua Electorate Office....
Te Arawa Whānau Ora Breast and Cervical Screening Support Services

Te Arawa Whānau Ora Breast and Cervical Screening Support Services

TAWO have appointed June Grant as Screening Paearahi (facilitator) to continue supporting women through the screening pathways for breast and cervical screening services. June’s role will entail recruiting and inviting women to attend appointments...
Small tokens of hope…

Small tokens of hope…

Understanding that we have the ability to change our circumstances is empowering, but the road to that understanding sometimes requires expert guidance and support. For Amanda and her three young children, that journey began after she found the power...
Te Arawa Whānau Ora: Finding your purpose, finding your passion

Te Arawa Whānau Ora: Finding your purpose, finding your passion

Sometimes the journey to independence is a long and difficult road to travel, other times all it takes is the right plan and a bit of determination. This was the case for Karanga, 24, who was living in the Te Arawa rohe, she knew she wanted to move out...
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao launches new website

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao launches new website

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao have just launched their new website and Facebook page. The newly revamped website, is modern and bold and weaves together beautiful Te Arawa faces and places with information related to the health and social services they...
Maatua Whangai create new online presence 

Maatua Whangai create new online presence 

Te Roopu a Iwi o Te Arawa Charitable Trust – also known as Maatua Whāngai have just launched their first ever website. The site, designed in house provides information on all their key services, which include Counselling, Financial Mentoring,...
Focusing on her future…

Focusing on her future…

Growing up is hard for most kids but when you try to do it on your own, it becomes even harder. This was the case for Aquatania, a Tuhourangi, Ngāti Wahiao rangatahi living who found herself pulled between two countries. Aquatania, 16, had moved to...