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Whānau Ora Model Provides A Blueprint For New Māori Health Authority

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 10:32 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is encouraged by this morning’s announcement of major reforms to the healthcare system, including the establishment of a long-awaited Māori Health Authority, and calls for Government to look to Whānau Ora as a model. ... More >>

New Fund Kōanga Kai Helps Whānau Build Healthy And Sustainable Kai Production Practices

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 1:22 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is excited to announce the development of Kōanga Kai, a new fund that will support whānau to build traditional, healthy and sustainable food production practices, and is calling for expressions of interest from vendors ... More >>

Whānau Ora Plays Key Role In Engaging Māori In COVID-19 Immunisation Programme

Friday, 5 March 2021, 10:23 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is prepared to respond to the urgent need to ensure Māori communities participate in the COVID-19 immunisation programme. Pouārahi Helen Leahy says that the Whānau Ora commissioning role can play a crucial role ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Calls For Oranga Tamariki To Invest In Whānau As A First Resort

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 12:27 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu hopes that the recent changes to Oranga Tamariki leadership present an opportunity for a long overdue paradigm shift that will place whānau at the heart of the child welfare sector. Pouārahi Helen Leahy says that ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Welcomes Applications For Wave 13

Tuesday, 5 January 2021, 2:41 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is kicking off the new year by welcoming applications for Wave 13, the latest round of Whānau Ora funding available to individuals, community groups and organisations throughout Te Waipounamu, Rekohu/Wharekauri and Rakiura. ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Releases Annual Report

Friday, 11 December 2020, 3:05 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu has released its annual report for the year ended 30 June 2020, following this week’s meeting of its General Partner Limited (GPL) board. Chair Tā Mark Solomon says that the board is proud to present this year’s ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Celebrates The Opening Of New Premises In Central Christchurch

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 3:23 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

This morning Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu celebrated the opening of Te Whenua Taurikura, their new premises at 518 Colombo Street, Ōtautahi. The event was attended by mana whenua Ngāi Tuāhuriri, the Hon Peeni Henare and Rino Tirikatene (MP for ... More >>

Bros For Change Celebrates Fifth Birthday And Launches New Online Toolkit For Rangatahi

Friday, 20 November 2020, 11:14 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is delighted to join Bros for Change as they celebrate their fifth birthday and launch a new online toolkit, Tīmatanga Hou. Bros for Change is a community-based programme that creates transformational change for rangatahi, ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Opens New Round Of WAVE Funding

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 2:59 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is celebrating the opening of a new Wave commissioning round, and is calling for applicants from Te Waipounamu, Rekohu/Wharekauri and Rakiura. Applications are open now and will close on Wednesday 28 October. Pouārahi Helen ... More >>

Subsequent Provisions Of Oranga Tamariki Act To Change

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 8:57 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is relieved to see the announcement made today at the Iwi Leaders Forum that Cabinet has decided to repeal the subsequent children provisions of the Oranga Tamariki Act. The subsequent children provisions came into ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Invests In Ongoing Support For Whānau

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 6:29 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

“The kaupapa of Te Pātaka is that “No whānau go hungry” said Tā Mark Solomon, chairperson of Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu. In Blenheim yesterday, Tā Mark Solomon signed an agreement with Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua who will umbrella Te Pātaka ... More >>

Living Wage To Protect Whānau Ora Navigator Workforce

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 8:22 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Whānau Ora Commissioning agency in the South Island, Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu, is seeking the living wage for its Whānau Ora Navigator workforce. Te Pūtahitanga funds 100 Navigator roles that work within 38 different host agencies throughout ... More >>

New Directors For Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 6:39 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu, the South Island Whānau Ora commissioning agency, today announced the appointments of Simon Heath (Ngāi Tahu) and Rebecca Mason (Ngāti Kuia, Ngāti Koata) as new directors to its board. The Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu ... More >>

Whānau Ora Says New Māori Health Authority Needs Teeth To Implement The Bold Transformation

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 4:36 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

“An independent, empowered and empowering Māori Health Authority must have the teeth to implement the bold transformation required to improve health outcomes for Māori,” says Helen Leahy, Pouārahi of Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu, the Whānau ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Welcomes Te Kuku O Te Manawa Review Recommendations

Monday, 8 June 2020, 4:27 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu has welcomed the recommendations from Te Kuku o te Manawa – the review of Oranga Tamariki undertaken by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner. “The six areas of change represent important declarations of faith ... More >>

Queen’s Honours For Whānau Ora Champions

Monday, 1 June 2020, 12:18 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

“The Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency for the South Island is thrilled to see so many whānau champions of Te Waipounamu recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours announced today,” said Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu Pouārahi, Helen Leahy. ... More >>

Bros For Change Receives Funding Boost For ‘Real Work, Real Talk, Real Change’

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 6:24 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is ecstatic that local legend, Jaye Pukepuke, and his transformation programme, Bros for Change, has been recognised with a significant funding announcement from Ministers Hon Shane Jones and Hon Willie Jackson. The programme ... More >>

Budget Proves Commitment To Whānau Ora

Friday, 15 May 2020, 3:01 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

“During lockdown whānau shared with us the grim realities of job loss and worklessness, financial insecurity, compromised health, poor housing, over-crowding and the overwhelming consequences in increasingly fragile situations,” said Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu ... More >>

Challenges Still Ahead For Whānau Ora

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 5:00 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

“We were looking for a budget that would enable opportunities to address hardship, to nurture aspiration, and to foster innovation - it is unclear at this time whether this budget will deliver on our expectations,” said Helen Leahy, Pouārahi for ... More >>

Manaaki Key For Getting Though COVID-19

Saturday, 28 March 2020, 2:23 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Preliminary results from a survey investigating how well-equipped Māori whānau in the South Island are to stay at home for extended periods show that the majority are prepared to manage their short-term needs, but have increasing anxiety about ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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