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Extra support for Māori and Pasifika Omicron response is welcomed by the Whānau Ora network in 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.
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A Full Moon

This week we look to the inspiration of a full moon to shine light on some of the developments across Te Waipounamu – such as Securing the mauri of Moawhitu; a visit to Korimako Gardens; and Tauira o Te Ahumahi Wūru.
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Not While I’m Around

This week we join the chorus in congratulating Tia Potae who won the primary industries award at the New Zealand Women of Influence awards. We also check in on the progress with Wave 16 and get an update from Te Ahi Wairua o Kaikōura.
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Tia Potae wins inaugural Primary Industries award at 2021 New Zealand Women of Influence

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.
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Poroporoaki – Peter Ramsden (MNZM)

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu joins with the motu who mourn the passing of a beautiful guardian of the land, Peter Te Rangihiroa Ramsden MNZM.
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The Formula for Harmony

This week we reflect on the meaning of tradition and rituals as we celebrated the Chinese New Year. We also take a look at some Kōanga Kai initiatives happening down south in Hokonui and Waihao, where whānau are gathering the treasures of spring.
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Mana Wāhine

Mana Wāhine is a charitable trust who deliver a twelve-week wānanga called Te Ara Wairoa, an empowerment programme focusing on identity, purpose and healthy boundaries for wāhine on the journey towards healing, restoration and transformation.
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Waiora – the waters of life

This week we reflect on the increasing need to strengthen our mauri and waiora in the face of Omicron; we look forward to the reopening of Te Kīwai and celebrate a new arrival with our Wave entity Kai & Kutz.
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Project Joy

This week we focus on finding moments of joy amongst the uncertainty of Omicron, connecting with whānau at Wave 16 workshops, touring Kōanga Kai māra and visiting with the team at Māui Studios.
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