Two new Whānau Ora Directors appointed

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu General Partnership Limited Board (GPL) has appointed two new board directors at its March meeting. Today the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency for the South Island, Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu, held a whakatau to welcome  Tā Mark Solomon and Sally Pitama who have been appointed as directors to the GPL Board.

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Whānau Development Summit

One minute from our home in Linwood there is a garage.  We go through frequently – to get petrol, milk, bread and the occasional boysenberry trumpet.  Ten days ago that garage on the corner took on a new significance.   For directly opposite the Z is a place of worship where the Muslim community come to pray, to congregate, to express their culture and religion.  That’s where they were – bowed over, reverent, deep in prayer when a terrorist changed our lives forever.

 

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Hello Brother!

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu Pouārahi, Helen Leahy, has spoken of the gracious expression of manaakitanga being demonstrated so strongly in the response of Muslim communities to the horrific attack on two Christchurch mosques last Friday.

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‘Nav Nation’ Wins International Award for Collaboration Tool

The recent national review of Whānau Ora, Tipu Matoro ki te Ao, reported that Whānau Ora Navigators are seen as crucial, in helping whānau to heal the past, deal with the now and plan for sustainable change.   The report reflected that whānau place high levels of confidence and trust in their navigators, particularly noting that they were part of the community and therefore invested in its success.

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