Trust celebrates 30th birthday celebrations

Trust celebrates 30th birthday celebrations

Since it started 30 years ago, thousands of young people have been supported by Te Waiariki Purea Trust’s work The organisation recently celebrated its birthday where it’s original focus was to get rangatahi into outdoor recreation and education....
Co-design and Māori Development, with Rangimārie Mules

Co-design and Māori Development, with Rangimārie Mules

Co-design can rapidly empower people in your community to achieve their full potential, creating positive change by engaging them in the design of real projects. Register online In this Community Research webinar Rangimārie Mules, Crystal Pekepo and...
Make your workplace Good4Work

Make your workplace Good4Work

Good4Work is an exciting new workplace wellbeing tool that’s great for your business and your people. “We spend a significant amount of time at work so the culture and environment of a workplace can have an impact on our wellbeing,” Mapihi...
Helping build stronger whānau

Helping build stronger whānau

As part of their Youth Service contract through Ministry of Social Development, all clients are required to complete a budgeting course and those with children must also complete a parenting course. Until recently these were being delivered by contractors....

Nurses make a difference at Korowai Aroha Health Centre

Nurses across the region are broadening their roles in clinical care – and Korowai Aroha Health Centre is a shining example of how this is helping patients. Korowai Aroha Health Centre is a kaupapa Māori service, and this shapes many aspects of the...
Korowai Aroha: A GP’s perspective

Korowai Aroha: A GP’s perspective

Korowai Aroha GP Mike Tustin says the centre has worked hard to involve nurses in clinical roles that fit in with Rotorua Area Primary Health Services (RAPHS’) quality plan. Mike is in a good position to shed light on this, having previously held a...
Fruit Growing for Whānau

Fruit Growing for Whānau

A free fruit tree pruning session was held for whānau following the success of the My Backyard Garden Project. The afternoon workshop was held at Te Puea Orchard, Tikitere [August 26] where owner Carl Dibley demonstrated how to tend and care for fruit...
Celebration of iwi success

Celebration of iwi success

Nominations have flooded in for the Te Arawa Awards which recognises iwi success and achievement. Hosted by Te Papatakaro o Te Arawa on Friday, September 29, the gala event will be held again at Te Puia. The awards showcases Te Arawa talent and acknowledged...
Rangatahi exhibit their creativity

Rangatahi exhibit their creativity

A group of youth from an alternative education centre in Rotorua are sharing their personal stories through art in the latest exhibition in the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria. Tēnei Au showcases 20 painted works by students who attend Kokiri, an alternative...
Koro settles in with whanau

Koro settles in with whanau

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao earlier this year assisted a rough sleeper in reconnecting with his whānau and finding a home to call his own. Paearahi Shona Charteris helped 65-year-old ‘Koro’ in May who had no identification, no address and no bank...