A passion to help

A passion to help

Mangakino Whanau Ora has some new faces who are dedicated to seeing their community live in warmer homes. Seeing their community in improved living conditions is a passion for Mangakino Whanau Ora paearahi, Leanne Karauna and her project manager husband,...
Sequel for child obesity symposium

Sequel for child obesity symposium

Experts in child obesity will return to Rotoura following the successful symposium hosted by Te Papa Takaro o Te Arawa. The event later this month will see leading New Zealand doctors, Ihirangi Heke and Boyd Swinburn return to provide an in-depth, intimate...
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 her many health issues and regularly needed to be seen by the GP at the Mangakino Health...
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. They will no longer be based in Fenton St and will on Monday, July 3 will open their doors at the new premises of 1209 Amohia St. Just down from the Rotorua Electorate Office. The...
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 our small team. The role we are advertising is the Registered Health Professional to work alongside a committed team of Support Workers, Administrator...
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

As you may be aware, 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...
Koro finds home and whanau

Koro finds home and whanau

Keeping warm in the sun outside Te Runanga o Ngati Pikiao has led to a rough sleeper finding a home and most importing reconnecting with his whanau. Paearahi Shona Charteris said she noticed ‘Koro’ outside their office window and asked if they could...
Big win for Te Arawa

Big win for Te Arawa

The New Zealand U20 men’s netball team were triumphant in their recent trans-Tasman tournament to the delight of their biggest supporters – Te Arawa Whanau Ora Paearahi. The team consisted of 11 men, nine who were from Te Arawa and were sons,...
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...