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Hundreds converge on Māngere for the future of families

Monday, 10 September 2018, 11:13 am | Te Pou Matakana

Over 600 guests converge today for Whānau Ora Hui 2018. Māori health and wellbeing organisations from across the North Island, government leaders, international contributors, and indigenous future-makers are gathering together to learn, share, inspire, and ... More >>

Budget of broken promises for Whānau Ora

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:02 pm | Te Pou Matakana

“Disappointing” is how Te Pou Matakana Chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait has described today’s budget announcement, which has nothing in it for Whānau Ora. This comes despite the Labour Party when announcing its Whānau Ora policy in 2017, committing ... More >>

More funding needed for Whānau

Friday, 26 May 2017, 10:27 am | Te Pou Matakana

Te Pou Matakana chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait is pleased more funding has been set aside for Whānau Ora but added extra money is needed to make real generational changes for whānau. More >>

Social system evolves through acknowledging past failures

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 9:30 am | Te Pou Matakana

Te Pou Matakana, the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for the North Island, is supporting the call by Iwi leaders, Human Rights and Race Relations Commissioners for a Government inquiry - and apology - for historical abuse and neglect in state institutions. More >>

Legal change positive for whānau

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 2:58 pm | Te Pou Matakana

Te Pou Matakana Chairperson Merepeka Raukawa-Tait called the Prime Minister’s announcement of new legal powers to prosecute domestic violence offenders a ‘positive step’ to addressing the generational issues of harm. More >>

Whānau Ora conference celebrates successes

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 1:46 pm | Te Pou Matakana

Successes for, by, and with whānau have been celebrated by senior government Ministers, Whānau Ora providers, and whānau service users at Te Pou Matakana's Measuring What Matters conference in Auckland this week. More >>

Whānau Ora agency responds to misleading statements

Friday, 1 July 2016, 3:39 pm | Te Pou Matakana

Comments made by Maori members of the Labour Party on Whānau Ora services have been brought to the attention of Te Pou Matakana – the North Island Whānau Ora commissioning agency. More >>

Top-down, Wellington-led services failing whānau

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 12:49 pm | Te Pou Matakana

Largest provider of services to Māori has called CYFs criticism a wake-up call for all government agencies – engage better with your communities or ‘devolve’ services to those who will. More >>

Te Pou Matakana calls for greater community role

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 11:40 am | Te Pou Matakana

Largest provider of services to Māori calls for greater community role in CYFS reshuffle More >>

Budget's "meaningful recognition” of Whānau Ora and whānau

Friday, 27 May 2016, 12:44 pm | Te Pou Matakana

Te Pou Matakana Chairperson Merepeka Raukawa-Tait has applauded yesterday’s Budget Day announcement of increased support for Whānau Ora as a “meaningful recognition of the sectors role in improving Whānau wellbeing”, and the urgent demand in our ... More >>

Ministry of Social Development to support Whānau Ora

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 3:08 pm | Te Pou Matakana

Government is transferring programmes and funding from Ministry of Social Development to support Whānau Ora More >>

Report supports Whānau Ora

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 1:12 pm | Te Pou Matakana

The chair of the North Island Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency commented today on the Productivity Commission’s report on more effective social services. More >>

CYF must adopt a Whanau Ora approach

Friday, 28 August 2015, 8:13 am | Te Pou Matakana

The chair of the North Island Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency says CYF must adopt a Whanau Ora approach when working with children and young people. More >>

Māori best placed to support whānau

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 4:54 pm | Te Pou Matakana

Māori best placed to support whānau – Response to OAG Report on Whānau Ora More >>

Keeping the Promise of Whānau Ora Alive

Monday, 7 July 2014, 12:39 pm | Te Pou Matakana

Kei ngā whānau, nō ngā hau e whā, tēnā rā koutou. Koutou e hāpai nei i te kaupapa o Whānau Ora, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa. I am very happy and delighted to be here with you all today. I am happy because I know we are ... More >>

New era for Whānau Ora

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 11:34 am | Te Pou Matakana

Whānau Ora enters a new era today with the launch of Te Pou Matakana, the Commissioning Agency for Te Ika a Māui (North Island). More >>

 

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