Social Development Minister pleased with Te Arawa Whānau Ora

Social Development Minister pleased with Te Arawa Whānau Ora

Minister for Social Development, Hon Paula Bennett visited Te Arawa Whānau Ora yesterday to discuss the White Paper for Vulnerable Children and the Children’s Action Plan. Hon Paula Bennett also expressed her appreciation of how well the Te Arawa Whānau...
Whānau wanted for exciting new parenting programme

Whānau wanted for exciting new parenting programme

The Mokoia Community Association and Rotorua Plunket will running SKIP PIKS near the end of March 2013. We are looking for 20 whānau (with a child or children under 5 years of age) who would benefit from receiving some parenting information in a fun...
Resource: Kaupapa Māori community-based Providers (Health Rotorua)

Resource: Kaupapa Māori community-based Providers (Health Rotorua)

Please find below a link to a great resource which details key information for which may be helpful. All organisations within the Te Arawa region along with their key services, details about these services, who the service is for, the cost and the key...
Whānau Ora: Patient and Whānau Story

Whānau Ora: Patient and Whānau Story

Kōrero from Hon Tariana Turia Delivered by Tania Kingi on behalf of the Minister (who was speaking at an International Women’s Day event in Palmerston North) I want to firstly congratulate Ian Kaihe-Wetting; Te Kaahui Ora and Middlemore Hospital for...
Whānau Ora a Te Arawa perspective (+audio)

Whānau Ora a Te Arawa perspective (+audio)

Akene pea mohio mai koutou ta matou uiui Te Arawa Whānau Ora i runga i a te irirangai o Waatea i te ata nei. Na Stephen Te Moni i whakahuatia mai nga whakaaro Whānau Ora ki waenga i a Ngai tatou mo tatou me ona āhuatanga tapiri hoki. Na reira tuhonohono...
Rotorua launch for the Te Arawa Whānau Ora Collective

Rotorua launch for the Te Arawa Whānau Ora Collective

A whānau-friendly support service that helps families transform their lives is being officially launched in Rotorua this week (beginning 4 March 2013). Te Arawa Whānau Ora Collective – located at the Korowai Aroha Health Centre on Hinemoa Street –...
Empowering whanau key to reducing crime – Waikato-Tainui

Empowering whanau key to reducing crime – Waikato-Tainui

(Radio New Zealand) Waikato-Tainui supports a Whanau Ora strategy to stamp out criminal offending among Maori, which will in turn minimise the number of Maori people who are victimised by crime. The Turning of the Tide strategy aims to reduce the prosecution...
Diabetic says cycling’s given his life a lift

Diabetic says cycling’s given his life a lift

(Rotorua Daily Post) Plagued by health problems, William Taki was told by his doctor to get on a bike. Now, a year on, the Rotorua man is out biking almost every day and is reaping the benefits. The 49-year-old was one of the city’s cyclists who...
Whānau Ora expansion supported by Finance Minister

Whānau Ora expansion supported by Finance Minister

Finance Minister Bill English has endorsed Whanau Ora as, “the one programme that does appear to have the ability to reach those families in real deprivation, and their surrounding communities, and to catalyse a sense that the world and their lives...
Tipu Ora opens state-of-the-art dental clinic

Tipu Ora opens state-of-the-art dental clinic

(By Lisa Mercer, Waiariki Journalism Student) (From left) Inez Reriti, Putiputi O’Brien, Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia, dentist Ping Chen, kaumatua Pihopa Kingi and Professor John Broughton opening Tipu Ora’s new state-of-the art...