Te Arawa

Te Arawa Games 2015

Te Arawa Games 2015

More than 1000 whānau came out to take part and support this year’s Te Arawa Games. This weekend marked the 4th year running of the games with each year bringing more and more whānau. Dean James told Maori Television reporter, Mere McLean,...
New Location for Aroha Mai Cancer Support

New Location for Aroha Mai Cancer Support

Aroha Mai Cancer has now officially opened at its premises. They are now located at 1318 Pukuatua Street near Kuirau Park end, next door to the CACI Clinic. The Aroha Mai Cancer Support Services is a voluntary group whose aim is to extend support to...
Orakei Health Whānau Ora team visit TAWO

Orakei Health Whānau Ora team visit TAWO

The Kaitoko Whānau of Whānau Ora from Orakei Health visited the Te Arawa Whānau Ora project office on Friday 28th March. The group initially came to support a fellow Ngāti Whatua member Merata Kawharu who, along with Paora Tapsell, developed a photographic...
Helping our tamariki stay safe & promoting Pink Shirt Day

Helping our tamariki stay safe & promoting Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day is coming soon and on Friday 23 May people all around Aotearoa will wear pink and Speak up, Stand together, Stop bullying. To help promote this important kaupapa the team at Maketu Health & Social Services spent a day at Te Kura o...
Te Papa Tākaro uses innovative tools to help build positive relationships

Te Papa Tākaro uses innovative tools to help build positive relationships

Te Papa Tākao o Te Arawa continues to innovate by using tools which add value to the whānau they work with and support. Most recently General Manager, Paora Hurihanganui and Kaiwhakahaere, Te Miri Rangi became certified TetraMap facilitators. TetraMap...
The Great Maketu Raft Race

The Great Maketu Raft Race

Hundreds of Maketu tamariki, rangatahi, pakeke and koeke came out for an awesome day of rafting and beach fun. The Great Maketu Raft Race was organised by Clester Eru, Maketu’s Community Development Coordinator as a way to strengthen relationships,...
Celebrating the contribution of Te Arawa Koeke

Celebrating the contribution of Te Arawa Koeke

Last year, Penny Mitchell, General Manager of Te Roopu a Iwi o Te Arawa – Maatua Whangai sought to detail the many people who have helped make Whānau Ora what it is today. She paid special tribute to those who passed, now in this issue Mrs Mitchell...
Maketu Hauora, walking the talk

Maketu Hauora, walking the talk

For the staff who work at Maketu Health & Social Services (MHASS), being part of the community is just as important as working in it. They do this by actively engaging whānau in a range of activities and programmes in and around the community. Maketu...
2014 Te Arawa Games ki Maketū

2014 Te Arawa Games ki Maketū

This year the 2014 Te Arawa Games hosted by Te Papa Tākaro o Te Arawa will be held at Whakaue Marae, Maketū. Saturday 22nd February will see whānau from all over the rohe come together and celebrate whakawhānaungatanga, Te Arawatanga and hauora.This...
Tachikawa Whānau Day, celebrating families and looking toward the future

Tachikawa Whānau Day, celebrating families and looking toward the future

To support workers from Tachikawa and their whānau, a special day was organised to celebrate their resilience and give families a couple of extra reasons to smile. What an incredible day it was! Apumoana Marae hosted the awesomeday which was filled...