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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 >>

Te Pūtahitanga To Roll Out Whānau Package

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 5:06 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

The Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency for the South Island, Te Pūtahitanga, will roll out a series of initiatives to support whanau get through COVID-19. Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu Chief Executive, Helen Leahy says the whānau support package will ... More >>

Supporting Whānau Led Solutions To COVID-19

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 5:41 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Chief Executive of the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency for the South Island, Helen Leahy, is pleased that the combined efforts of the Māori Ministers has enabled the release of much needed relief to whānau across Te Waipounamu. “We know that whānau ... More >>

South Island Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency Postpones Conference Due To Covid-19

Monday, 16 March 2020, 1:09 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu is postponing its annual symposium which was to have taken place in Otepoti (Dunedin) at the end of this month (25 – 27 March 2020). Around 350 people were due to attend the symposium which was being held at ... More >>

Whānau Ora in Te Waipounamu focused on growing investment

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 5:20 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

The Chair of the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency for the South Island, Tā Mark Solomon, said today that he is in ‘cautious support’ of the call to remind the government of the recommendations of its own report, to “reconfirm and reinforce ... More >>

Post-earthquake landscape still shaky, seven years on

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 1:42 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Post-earthquake landscape still shaky, seven years on “While the original Navigation support was in response to the earthquake, the men developed a strong and enduring relationship which has resulted in improved quality of life and a sense of purpose”. ... More >>

More funding required to save our children

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 4:39 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Lack of funding for the innovative approach by 1000 Days Trust to ensure babies get the best start in life is surprising when New Zealand’s leading children’s doctor, Dr Johan Morreau is advocating that more be done at the recent inquest into the death ... More >>

Whanau Ora making an Impact in Marlborough

Friday, 30 June 2017, 3:46 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

A Te Putāhitanga funded initiative in Marlborough has had confirmation that it will receive $1 million to fund a bilingual school, distinctly guided by kaupapa Maori philosophy. More >>

Christchurch to host Whānau Ora symposium 2017

Monday, 19 June 2017, 11:32 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

This week, 18 groups from around the South Island will converge on a Christchurch marae for an event celebrating Māori success. More >>

Waihiko - Digitising Māori Stories

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 12:08 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is inspired by the energy of digital-savvy rangatahi Māori who in the weekend took on the world of global technology with passion and panache. More >>

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu congratulates

Sunday, 1 January 2017, 1:49 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu congratulates New Year Honours recipients Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu, the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency for the South Island, congratulates all recipients of the New Year Honours 2017, for due acknowledgment of their outstanding ... More >>

Kawenata for our Nation’s Children

Friday, 5 August 2016, 11:16 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu Endorses Kawenata for our Nation’s Children Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu – the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency for the South Island - is inspired by the outstanding iwi leadership demonstrated at Hopuhopu today, ... More >>

Launch of Te Hauora o Ngāti Rārua Ltd’s Maara Oranga

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 8:50 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Launch of Te Hauora o Ngāti Rārua Ltd’s Maara Oranga Programme (Healthy Gardens) Te Hauora o Ngāti Rārua Ltd launches the ‘Maara Oranga’ garden project at Parerarua, near Blenheim today. The project involves working with a minimum of twelve whānau, ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga contributing to change

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 3:01 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

The Chair of Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu, Norm Dewes, welcomes the recognition from the Productivity Commission that Whānau Ora holds much potential to improve Māori wellbeing and mana whakahaere. More >>

New CEO for Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Saturday, 20 June 2015, 10:17 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu board chair, Norm Dewes, has today announced that Helen Leahy has been appointed to the role of Acting CEO for Te Pūtahitanga. More >>

Connection to land vital for Whanau Ora

Monday, 15 June 2015, 10:38 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Over 70 people gathered at Tutehuarewa Marae at Koukourārata (Port Levy), Banks Peninsula on Saturday for the launch of a new venture Te Wānanga Taiao ō Koukourārata that will support Koukourārata whānau to develop land enterprises through a market ... More >>

South Island commissioning agency proud of Whenua Kura

Monday, 20 April 2015, 4:10 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

South Island Commissioning Agency Board Chair, Norm Dewes, is thrilled that the Minister for Whānau Ora, Te Ururoa Flavell, is making his second trip to Christchurch in the space of a week, to launch two new initiatives which have received Whānau ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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