Kōanga Kai – Te Hā o Kawatiri

Westport is no stranger to natural disasters and if recent major flooding has highlighted anything, it is the need for people to become resilient and self-sufficient.
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A new future for health

This week we acknowledge the implementation of the health reform, and celebrate a new announcement that will affect our Tama Ora funding. And our boards and senior staff gather together for a strategy day.
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Mānawatia a Matariki

This week we join with Aotearoa in celebrating Matariki. We celebrate Pride Month, and hear updates from kaimahi who have travelled to Wharekauri/Rēkohu, Waitangi and Murihiku.
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A time for reflection

We celebrate the rising of Puanga with a reflection on our Aroā event, amazing weightlifting results from HCC, the launch of a new pukapuka, and Hopewalk 2022. We look forward to great things from Takitahi Kreations and new applications for Te Kīwai.
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Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu congratulates recipients of Queen’s Birthday Honours

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu congratulates all recipients of Queen’s Birthday and Platinum Jubilee Honours announced today, and takes particular pride in the achievements and recognition of whānau across the South Island.
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A BIG voice

This week we challenge ourselves to speak up for what we believe in. We celebrate Samoan Language Week, and acknowledge the success of our Whānau Ora Navigators. Two of our Wave entities are recognised in the media and we launch a new webpage.
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Changing the world

This week we farewell some of the change makers who have showed us the way, and resolve to continue their legacy. We hear from Te Tauihu Māori Business Network and film with Whānau Whanake. We announce two upcoming events targeting cervical cancer.
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This week we reflect on the momentum that Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu has built over the years, and the potential that Budget 2022 offers us to keep building. We check in with Whānau Ora Navigators at Tumai Ora, and our Tama Ora panel meets.
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The time is now

This week we introduce our interim Pouārahi, Ivy Harper and Vanessa Hutchins, and we share some more photos from our poroporoaki for Helen Leahy. We receive an update from Tū Anō and celebrate the launch of Mahara Lane photo booth.
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Whānau Ora is a love story

This week, our beloved Pouārahi bids farewell to the whānau and hapori she has advocated tirelessly for over the past seven years.
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