Self-directed learning empowers Te Arawa Whānau Ora Paearahi

Self-directed learning empowers Te Arawa Whānau Ora Paearahi

He Whakatauākī Ko te manu e kai ana i te miro, nōna te ngahere. Engari, ko te manu e kai ana i te mātauranga, nōna te ao. The one who partakes of the flora and fauna, that will be their domain. But for the one who engages in education, opportunities...
Mums

Mums

In the course of my work as Paearahi for Te Arawa Whānau Ora, I often meet women who talk about the profound sadness they live with when losing their Mum to breast cancer. Twice this week I have had conversations with women I have rung to tell them their...
Ka Pai Kai Rotorua

Ka Pai Kai Rotorua

Healthy Families Rotorua is looking for partners to trial offering affordable, healthy school lunches in Rotorua. Registered nutritionist and project lead Jasmin Jackson says the plan is to have the lunches, priced between $2.50 and $5, being prepped...
More putea funding opportunties

More putea funding opportunties

Community, Sports and Recreation Fund – Deadline extended The deadline for receiving application for the Community, Sports and Recreation Fund has been extended. Applications must now be in to me by 4.30pm on Thursday the 23rd of March. Click here...
Youth in Civil Defense – Exercise Whakaari

Youth in Civil Defense – Exercise Whakaari

In late 2016 the Ministry of Youth Development approved a one-off grant of up to $50,000 to support involvement of youth in civil defence. The fund was to support up to 10 initiatives of $5,000 each. The Bay of Plenty Civil Defence Emergency Management...
#YES2017 inspires hundreds of young people to become entrepreneurs

#YES2017 inspires hundreds of young people to become entrepreneurs

Over 130 students from 6 central Bay of Plenty high schools attended The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme Enterprise Day (E-Day) today in Rotorua where students were introduced to the first stages of starting their own businesses. The first event...
Nominations for the New Zealand Youth Awards 2017 now open

Nominations for the New Zealand Youth Awards 2017 now open

These Awards recognise and celebrate young New Zealanders who have achieved outstanding results, as well as those who have made a significant contribution towards supporting young people in their communities. The Award categories celebrate qualities such...
2017 Māori Education Trust scholarships now open

2017 Māori Education Trust scholarships now open

The 2017 Māori Education Trust (MET) scholarship round is now open. Website: www.maorieducation.org.nz Secondary Scholarships RJ Graham Scholarship Rose Hellaby Scholarship Sister Annie Henry Scholarship (open to secondary & tertiary students) Tī...
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...
Reflecting on the year that was…

Reflecting on the year that was…

With the coming of the summer holidays and soon, the New Year, we want to reflect over the last 12 months. To those who generously allowed us to share their stories, ka mihi nui ki a koe, thank your for these taonga! Over the year we have seen whānau...