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Toi Ako Webinar

Associate Professor Maui Hudson (University of Waikato) – Facilitator Professor John Oetzel (University of Waikato) Dr Nina Scott (Waikato DHB) Dr Jeff Foote (The Institute of Environmental Science and Research) Moana Rarere (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis) Global health inequities between indigenous and non-indigenous populations require innovative and...

Cameron Ormsby. Cameron Ormsby works for the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board as a health protection officer, a role which has a strong emphasis on environmental health. The focus of environmental health is to look at the link between the health of the environment and the...

Callie Corrigan. For the fourth year running, our team have been leading Toi Tangata Summer Internship opportunities. These are a ten-week scholarships aimed at enabling students to explore a meaningful project and are worth $5,000. These internships are part of a number of strategies within the...

Mason Ngawhika. Most of the developed world and large populations of the developing world are struggling with an obesity pandemic. Over-accessibility of energy dense foods coupled with an inactive lifestyle are the main culprits. One of the most harmful outcomes of obesity is the advent of...

Rangimārie Mules. Problem-solving and innovation has been part of our story as Māori for generations; from Tāne Mahuta who sought to bring the first human form into the world as Hineahuone, to Māui Tikitiki-a-Taranga who restrained the sun, brought fire into the world and searched for...

Fiona Wilson. Toi Poto presents a webinar that will introduce participants to the ‘Money Equation’. Financial knowledge is the ability to make informed judgements and effective decisions regarding the use and management of money. It will provide a greater understanding of the mechanics and jargon of money,...

Dr. Ihirangi Heke. Earlier in 2016 Dr Ihirangi Heke took on a hearty month-long challenge, cycling the length of New Zealand. Although this event alone is an exceptional feat for anyone, in the familiar Heke ‘challenge by choice’ style, he also sought to connect with as...

Darrio Penetito-Hemara. Wai Ariki is a strategy put in place to solidify Toi Tangata’s organisational water aspirations and social obligations. Our vision is to connect people to the whakapapa of Wai. Through this webinar you will be able to see and understand a number of approaches...

Mason Ngawhika. The third webinar in the Toi Poto series where we discuss wai (water) from a Māori perspective. Disscussion Points • The whakapapa of wai • Types of wai • Wai Māori • Atua and kaitiaki connected to wai • The mauri of wai • Hydration during physical activity • The role wai plays...