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Healthier Lives has announced they will fund the maintenance of the OL@-OR@ programme (website and smartphone app) for a further 3 years. This is great news and means OL@-OR@ will be available for use by our Māori and Pasifika communities at least until late 2023....

I te tīmatanga ō Hereturikōkā i whakahaere tētahi wānanga He Pī Ka Rere (HPKR) i te taha o ētahi Kōhanga Reo o te Waiariki. Ko ngā kaimahi, whānau, tamariki hoki o Te Purapura o Ngāti Awa ki Rangitaiki me Kawerau (ngā Kōhanga Reo e waru)...

Kai sustains our tinana and nurtures our wairua.  It enables us to demonstrate  and express our aroha and our manaakitanga. Maintaining a healthy diet from hapūtanga to kaumātuatanga helps us maintain our whakapapa and ngā uri whakaheke. We know the way we access, prepare, and eat...

Covid 19 has impacted on whānau wellbeing at many levels. As well as employment and income, a further concern has been food security. The evidence is widely known that whānau Māori have been over-represented amongst those identified as food insecure over the years. However, for other...

Hauhake tū, ka tō Matariki The harvest ends when Matariki sets The Matariki constellation has moved under the horizon, signalling the end of harvest as winter sets in. A time to come together, to reflect, to wānanga, to learn and most of all, to be grateful. And...

Achieving that small activity that our tamariki ask for us to do with them (or vice versa!) deserves a big congratulations Mātua mā. The times I have tried to teach end up being battles of who is the boss of what job, and who is running...