Stop smoking competition shows results

Stop smoking competition shows results

A researcher says a competition could help large numbers of Maori quit smoking. The University of Auckland’s Centre for Tobacco Control Research has launched its Wero contest, or Whanau End Smoking Regional Whanau Ora Challenge. Click here to visit...
New research examines the significance of Whānau Ora policy

New research examines the significance of Whānau Ora policy

In new research published this week, the significance of New Zealand’s Whānau Ora policy is examined. The analysis appears in the latest issue of MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship, published by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga....
Creating Positive Change from Within

Creating Positive Change from Within

For the Rodgers whānau, dealing with the past was one of the most important steps their whānau had to take to help build towards a positive future. But it wasn’t easy. While the whānau knew they wanted to create positive change working out how...
Te Arawa Whānau Ora welcomes Whānau Ora “champion” Brendon Pongia

Te Arawa Whānau Ora welcomes Whānau Ora “champion” Brendon Pongia

Te Arawa Whānau Ora Collective welcomed TV celebrity host and now Whānau Champion, Brendon Pongia to Rotorua yesterday. Mr. Pongia is one of four people appointed as a national “Whānau Champion” a network of people who advocate and...
2014 ANZ Graduate Program – now open | Māori Graduates Wanted

2014 ANZ Graduate Program – now open | Māori Graduates Wanted

To support ANZ’s vision of a successful Aotearoa we want more Māori working with us. ANZ believes this will help develop the next generation of Māori business leaders and support vital sectors such as Agriculture, Fisheries, Tourism, Health and...
REACH Otago Scholarship: For year-13 Maori students interested in health career

REACH Otago Scholarship: For year-13 Maori students interested in health career

The Māori Health Workforce Development Unit are happy to announce that thanks to a successful pilot programme last year, they will be offering the REACH Otago Scholarship to Yr13 Māori secondary school students in May 2013. R.E.A.C.H (REACH): Realising...
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...