Kōanga Kai – Waikawa Marae

Working around COVID-19 pandemic restrictions proved to be a challenge for Waikawa Marae in 2021, but now with “the fundamentals in place,” the benefits from the Kōanga Kai initiative can be seen through the expansion of their existing māra kai.
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Kōanga Kai – Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke, Rāpaki

Ngāti Wheke has a rich history of kai cultivation with produce used for trade in the 19th Century. Today, Michael Parata-Peiffer of Rāpaki is working hard provide whānau within his hapū with māra kai and he’s not doing anything by halves.
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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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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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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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Wāhine Māori, make your health a priority!

Wāhine Māori, It is time to make your health a priority and book a cervical screening test today! If you're overdue for your smear, take this video as inspiration to make an appointment and get checked for you and your whānau.
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Aroā – Attitude

Since the 1990s, the team at Attitude has been visiting schools across Aotearoa, driven by a passion to inform, inspire and educate our rangatahi. Recently, Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu has been proud to fund Attitude as part of our Aroā workstream
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