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Helen Leahy To Leave Role As Pouārahi Of Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu

Monday, 14 March 2022, 10:11 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu announces the resignation of Pouārahi Helen Leahy, after seven years heading the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for the South Island. Tā Mark Solomon, chair of the agency’s General Partner Limited board, says that ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Opens Fund To Support Māori Response To Omicron

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 10:48 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is today launching a new fund that will empower whānau across the South Island to design their own solutions to the ongoing challenges of the pandemic. Applications for Te Pūtea Whakatere are open today, supported by ... More >>

Extra Support For Māori And Pasifika Omicron Response Is Welcomed By The Whānau Ora Network In Te Waipounamu

Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 1:04 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu welcomes this morning’s announcement of funding to support the response of Māori and Pasifika communities to the Omicron outbreak. In total, $140 million has been allocated to this response, with $40.6 million directed ... More >>

Tia Potae Wins Inaugural Primary Industries Award At 2021 New Zealand Women Of Influence

Friday, 11 February 2022, 10:21 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is delighted to congratulate Tia Potae for winning the inaugural Primary Industries award in the 2021 New Zealand Women of Influence awards, which were announced last night. The Women of Influence awards recognise ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Hopes New Research Will Improve Outcomes For Māori In State Care

Friday, 12 November 2021, 10:50 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is dismayed by the findings of Hāha-uri, Hāha-tea , a new report by Ihi research that details the over-representation of tamariki Māori in state care, as well as the chronic racism and abuse experienced within the system. ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Celebrates Changes To Disability System

Friday, 29 October 2021, 3:15 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is delighted by today’s announcement of transformational changes to the Disability System, namely the establishment of a Ministry for Disabled People, the nationwide implementation of the Enabling Good Lives (EGL) approach, ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Congratulates Georgia Latu On Award For Young Achievers

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 1:42 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is delighted to celebrate Georgia Latu of Pōtiki Poi, who has received the Hiwaterangi Award for Young Achievers at this year’s Ngā Tohu Matariki o Te Tau. This prestigious annual event recognises Māori whose ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Joins Child Poverty Action Group In Calling For Urgent Action

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 5:47 am | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu welcomes a new report released by Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and urgently calls for the Government to address its findings. The first year of COVID-19: Initial outcomes of our collective care for low-income ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Supports Bold And Decisive Action Around Closure Of Te Oranga

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 2:52 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu stands behind acting CEO of Oranga Tamariki Tā Wira Gardiner, wholeheartedly supporting his bold action to close Te Oranga, the care and protection facility in Ōtautahi. The vision of Te Oranga – to restore ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Endorses Findings Of Auditor-General’s Report Into Joint Venture

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 2:31 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu wholeheartedly supports the findings of the Auditor-General’s crucial report released yesterday on the Joint Venture for Family Violence and Sexual Violence. Pouārahi/CE Helen Leahy says that in particular, his recommendations around ... More >>

Queen’s Birthday Honours Celebrate Leadership And Legacy

Monday, 7 June 2021, 4:20 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is delighted to see the remarkable gift of leadership and the art of legacy building celebrated in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. Pouārahi/CE Helen Leahy says that several members of the Whānau Ora community have ... More >>

Te Pūtahitanga O Te Waipounamu Warns That Budget 2021 May Not Meet The Urgent And Increasing Needs Of Whānau

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 2:48 pm | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu welcomes today’s announcement that Budget 2021 will include dedicated funding for Māori, but cautions that it may not be enough to meet the increasing needs of whānau as we head into a COVID-scarred winter. Pouārahi ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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