Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao sees positive progress in the whānau they support

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao sees positive progress in the whānau they support

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao continues to see progress amongst the whānau they work with and support. Kaumatua and kuia working closely with their kaimahi to address issues of their mokopuna who are struggling at school have been successful in organising...
Korowai Aroha Health Centre – Convenient Care – FREE service for all Rotorua Residents

Korowai Aroha Health Centre – Convenient Care – FREE service for all Rotorua Residents

The Convenient Care Clinic run by Korowai Aroha Health Centre is FREE to all Rotorua residents. The Clinic helps with immunisations, cervical smears and screening and offers assistance for a variety of other health conditions. There are 2 consultation...
Teamwork the key to Advancing Diabetes Health Care

Teamwork the key to Advancing Diabetes Health Care

Mary Roberts who works at the Hinemoa Street Clinic enjoys her work in supporting people with diabetes management. Helping people with diabetes is a matter of taking time to listen to what they want and supporting them to reach their goals. In her Mobile...
Nominations for the Te Arawa Awards set to open in July

Nominations for the Te Arawa Awards set to open in July

Nominations for the the annual Te Arawa Awards will open in July. The aim of the awards is to recognise, promote and acknowledge excellence in sport, celebrates successes and honours sporting achievements of Maori and Te Arawa through this prestigious...
Chatham Islands whānau continue to transform their lives with the help of Te Arawa Whānau Ora

Chatham Islands whānau continue to transform their lives with the help of Te Arawa Whānau Ora

Wharekauri (Chatham Islands) located roughly 680 kilometres southeast of New Zealand, consists of about ten islands within a 40-kilometre radius, the largest of which are Chatham Island and Pitt Island. This close-knit community of just over 600 people...
Korowai Aroha awarded Workwell “Bronze Accreditation”

Korowai Aroha awarded Workwell “Bronze Accreditation”

Korowai Aroha Health Centre is proud of its recent achievement in gaining a WorkWell “Bronze Accreditation” under Toi Te Ora, Public Health Service. This has helped to develop and implement systems and simple effective strategies for managing...
Hawaiian research student seeks to better understand cultural-based physical activity

Hawaiian research student seeks to better understand cultural-based physical activity

Aloha mai kakou may sound very familiar and for Charly Sampaga (Mililani) it represents her cultural connections and the language of her ancestors. Charly was born and raised on the diverse island of Oahu, Hawai’i, and as a result has been very fortunate...
Toiora Programme helps whānau understand connections between physical fitness and spiritual and cultural wellbeing

Toiora Programme helps whānau understand connections between physical fitness and spiritual and cultural wellbeing

“The Toiora Programme is a journey of discovery, personal growth and cultural awareness driven by introducing participants to positions of strength and positivity in the local environments.” – Paora Te Hurihanganui, General Manager, Te Papa...
Paearahi Profile | Ann Kururangi

Paearahi Profile | Ann Kururangi

For Ann Kururangi (Ngāti Porou,  Te Whānau-A-Apanui and Rongowhakaata), paearahi (navigator) at Korowai Aroha Health Centre, the part of the job she loves the most is when “the light goes on” and she becomes witness to that moment when...
Whānau Ora journey helps rebuild family connections

Whānau Ora journey helps rebuild family connections

Feeling disconnected from whānau, whenua and the values and beliefs of past generations was part of what compelled one whānau to begin their Whānau Ora journey. The whānau wanted to feel connected to each other as they once had been as children....