Insert Coin to Play

Insert Coin to Play is an Invercargill based charitable trust that is taking what many claim is a problem for rangatahi and tamariki, and using it as a solution.
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Whakaraupō Carving Centre

When the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020, Ōhinehou-based Whakaraupō Carving Centre was unable to fulfil the demand for its whakairo toi classes, so they decided to develop an online course.
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Kaumātua Matariki Lunch

For over ten years, the kaumātua lunches hosted by Te Puna Oranga have been a highlight on the social calendars for Ōtautahi kaumātua.
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Nau mai te tau hōu Māori

Mānawatia a Matariki. Ka rere ngā purapura a Matariki – the seeds of Matariki are falling.
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Rongoā healing – Māmā Gee

Gina Malcolm (Māmā Gee) is encouraging whānau to intuitively seek out their pathway for rongoā healing and become the best they can be.
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Papuni Boxing Ōtautahi

Encompassing more than the physical side of the sport, Papuni Boxing aims to support rangatahi in an environment where they learn key values and life skills that will enable them to take care of their own physical and mental health and wellbeing.
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Kiwi Kai Nelson

It’s been a long road of taking risks and developing new ideas for Reni Wereta-Gargiulo but thanks to Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu WAVE funding, she has been able to develop Kiwi Kai Nelson into the successful parent company that it is today.
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Koukou Creations

What began as a whānau fundraiser and part-time passion seven years ago, is now a fulltime business and Bridgette Keil, owner of Koukou Creations, is excited that Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu WAVE funding has helped make her dream a reality.
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The Saucey Kiwis

The Saucey Kiwis have a simple philosophy – “If you have a mouth, we’ll feed it.” But with a passion for hauora and a belief that kai is medicine, they won’t be dishing up anything that isn’t healthy and nourishing.
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Tā te Manawa

Tā te Manawa was established early 2022 with the aim of creating a space for Māori leaders to come together and be nurtured in mind, body and spirit through connection to the taiao and the taonga within their cultural heritage.
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