Reigning Downs

Reigning Downs is filling the gap for kids struggling in the mainstream education system in Murihiku. Jade Ward's equine centre provides bespoke horse riding lessons to rangatahi to build essential skills like resilience and leadership.
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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 led by Pip Hakopa (Ngāti Mamoe, Waikato-Tainui, Ngāti Kahungnunu, Ngāti Tūwharetoa).
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The Greatest Love of All

This week we welcome the new beginnings of Whiro and stay encouraged by the aroha and support that we've seen from our Kai Hub, local businesses such as Atutahi, and all of our wonderful kaimahi and their incredible work throughout Te Waipounamu.
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If you got it going on

This week we're reminded to manifest our strength for all of our whānau. Omicron is rapidly spreading throughout our communities but our busy lives aren't slowing down – our tamariki and rangatahi have been front of mind this week.
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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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Tūhono Taonga, Tūhono Tāngata

Tūhono Taonga, Tūhono Tāngata uses Toi Māori as a gateway to Māori empowerment and self-belief. This kaupapa works with rangatahi in schools providing them with the tools and mātauranga for carving, hoping to give students a sense of wellbeing.
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Matariki Mushrooms

Matariki Mushrooms in Motueka are reconnecting people to sustainable food sources and sharing their knowledge of permaculture through growing native mushrooms as a traditional healthy kai.
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Little Shop of Taonga

Little Shop of Taonga is a whānau-driven business that sells handmade products to support mahinga kai, hunter gatherers and weavers with their mahi toi.
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December: A time of reflection

It’s not what’s under the Christmas tree that matters: it’s who’s around it. This week we reflect, celebrate and look into our past through the eyes of an artist as we draw closer to the end of the year.
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