Author: Toni Pivac

Our Toi Tangata team was very privileged to be invited to the 35th anniversary celebration of the Te Kōhanga Reo movement late last month. The expo, held at Claudelands arena in Hamilton, was a hit with over 12,000 attending over the four days. The expo...

Toi Tangata and Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust recently reconfirmed their relationship with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations.   Both organisations share a mutual compelling goal of positively influencing kōhanga reo whānau to be active change agents and support them...

In a response to the Rotorua Community's desire to learn more about Maramataka, Healthy Families Rotorua presented a Maramataka Wānanga in August. Following this initial wānanga the Maramataka Advisory group was formed, made up of Maramataka enthusiasts and knowledgeable individuals to help guide the return...

Workforce development used to be considered the ‘poor cousin of education.’ It was thought of as something an employee would provide training in/for to produce more and better-prepared workers. Thought leaders have since pushed for a more expansive view and this is impacting on the...

The Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF), which ran from 27-29 September, was an international event for social enterprises from all over the world to come together, share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable future. This year, the event was held...

Project Energize began in 2005 with the goal to increase children's physical activity, improve their nutrition and ultimately their overall health. Project Energize, a region-wide whole-school nutrition and physical activity programme, commenced as a randomised controlled trial (RCT) in the period 2004–6 in 124 schools in Waikato,...

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://toitangata.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/He-Kakano-Darrio-Toi-Tangata.mp4"][/video] He Kakano - Live to Learn is a co-design framework to create learning environments that meet the needs and aspirations of Māori. It seeks to create a blueprint for change for a national education system that improves hauora Māori. He Kakano is...