If you want to stop smoking, come and take the WERO Challenge!
WERO is a 3 month team stop smoking contest. WERO is about teams of people quitting together rather than individuals trying to go it alone. WERO is designed to be fun – WERO also gives communities a chance to raise some money for a good cause. Our communities are always fund-raising for ...Continue Reading...
Suicide, aren’t you sick of it? by Kiwa Huata
According to the Ministry of Health the Maori suicide rate in 2007 was 16.1 per 100,000 while the non-Maori rate was 9.9 per 100,000. Males from the most deprived areas were three times more likely to be hospitalised than those in the least deprived areas, while females from the most deprived ...Continue Reading...
Iron Maori by Kiwa Huata
As I ponder on life and life’s achievements I wonder, wouldn’t it be fantastic yet compete in a half triathlon? I’d never call myself an athlete or one to even think twice about running anything further than 15km. Prior to Iron Maori I had never rode a bike on the road, swam more than 1km [...]Continue Reading...
Indigenous network steps up role, Anglican Taonga
[Anglican Taonga] Indigenous Anglicans meeting in Christchurch have voted to reset their network – and to make their presence felt at the Communion’s highest levels. The Anglican Indigenous Network (AIN) is meeting this week in Christchurch – a city which is slowly getting back to its ...Continue Reading...
Opening of the Ki-o-Rahi Akotanga Iho Field, Waitangi – Tariana Turia
I want to particularly acknowledge the Chief Executive of the Waitangi National Trust, Greg McManus, Hon John Carter, Mayor of the Far North District Council, the irrepressible Harko Brown and the ever inspiring Verbina Kopa and Rana Paraha. Today on this very special Waitangi site, is a ...Continue Reading...
Monthly Romiromi Health Clinic, Rotorua
Once a month we hold a 2-day night shift and 1-day shift Romiromi Health Clinic on Mondays and Thursdays (night shift) from 6pm-8pm at Kauirau. 18 November 2013 – 6pm-8pm 21 November 2013 – 6pm-8pm Share Post Twitter Facebook Google +1 EmailContinue Reading...
Toi Tangata National Maori Nutrition & Physical Activity Hui-a-tau 2014
Toi Tangata National Maori Nutrition & Physical Activity Hui-a-tau 2014 11 February 2014 - 13 February 2014 Venue: Orakei Marae 32 – 34 Mahuhu Cres Auckland CBD 1010 Tamaki Makaurau Toi Ora Toi Tangata Fostering Positive Health through Maori Nutrition and Physical Activity Save the ...Continue Reading...
Tohu Hiranga Excellence and Innovation Awards 2014
The Henry Rongomau Bennett Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the applications for the Tohu Hiranga Awards 2014. These Awards acknowledge excellence and innovation, and Maori Leadership in the Mental Health and Addiction sectors. Importantly, these Awards recognise the need to ...Continue Reading...
- Remembering the 150th anniversary of the Battle of O-Rakau (+links)
- Parihaka leg-irons withdrawn after public outcry
- Kainga Tupu Maori Art Exhibition Opening, Melbourne, Friday 4th April, 7pm
- Treasure Rotorua campaign aims for Koutu to be ‘as safe as houses’
- Romiromi Health Clinic this March at Kuirau Marae, Rotorua
- BIG BREAK: our search for the writer of New Zealand’s next great movie