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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 >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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