Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu - Latest News [Page 1]

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 >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL