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Telling our own stories

This week our kaimahi are busy with events across the motu: hosting Hon Marama Davidson at Te Whenua Taurikura, attending He Waka Eke Noa, catching up with our Mauri Hiko champions and Kōanga Kai entities and taking in the Jolt dance performance.
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Finding time for the important things

This week we reflect on time and how best to manage it to look after ourselves and one another. We visit Bluff for an amazing rangatahi event, Te Tauihu for Tū Pono kaupapa and celebrate our kaimahi.
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Kōanga Kai – Te Pā o Rākaihautū

At Christchurch’s Te Pā o Rākaihautū, tamariki play an important role in the development and maintenance of the school’s māra kai, while gaining a profound sense of knowledge of who they are and how they are connected to life in a much broader way.
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Big changes start with small steps

This week we reflect on the nature of innovation, and the importance that everyone is encouraged to think about ways to improve their lives. We visit Te Whanganui a Tara, Whakatū, Queenstown and Ōtautahi, and we celebrate a graduation.
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Kōanga Kai – Whānau Whanake

When Riwai Grace and his wife Cate decided to create a māra kai in Hoon Hay, they saw it as a way to foster intergenerational change – a place where struggling rangatahi in particular, could find comfort, connection and kai. 
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Kōanga Kai – Aweko Kai

Jade Moana believes food insecurity is Aotearoa’s “gaping wound” and with people are queuing up for food parcels at an alarming rate, she is determined to do all she can to improve things for vulnerable whānau. 
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A brighter tomorrow

This week we reflect upon the power of second chances, and the importance that everyone be offered the same opportunity to grow. We hear from rangatahi about their memories of māra kai, learn about P.A.T.H and showcase a fabulous wānanga.
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Ka kōrero ahau i te reo Māori

This week we join the rest of the country in acknowledging Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori and the progress made over the past 50 years. We travel to Te Whanganui a Tara for a wānanga on emergency management, and celebrate the launch of Little Romax.
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Waikawa Shuttle

After returning to New Zealand after 14 years in Australia, David and Ruby Thomas are loving being home on their whenua and serving their community through Waikawa Shuttle.
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Te Kai a Te Rangatira

Te Kai a Te Rangatira is a kaupapa Māori initiative that is supporting Rakiura Māori to reconnect with their identity, culture and language.
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