Our mokopuna are our everything

This week we highlight the incredible network of Mokopuna Ora Connectors spread throughout Te Waipounamu, take a trip to Rakiura, spend some time on the water with Te Waka Pounamu and take a look at what’s growing in the māra kai at Omaka Marae.
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Waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa

I start the week reminded of this whakataukī, Waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa, which speaks to the importance of connection, of staying connected, and of maintaining dialogue so that, together, we can continue to move forward.
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‘I belong’

As Canterbury enjoys a well-deserved day off, we are getting ready for an exciting two days out at Pacific Series 2023 – a rugby league tournament that brings together teams from all over Aotearoa and the Pacific.
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Good to be home

This week, we share photos from Te Mana Kuratahi, head to Akaroa to hear about the difference Uruora is making for whānau and share details of two upcoming exhibitions that showcase the depth of talent among our Māori artists in Te Waipounamu.
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An auntie network like no other

The Māori Women’s Welfare League is one of our great taonga.
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Aroā te marea, kia ora ai te iwi

Among the many investment streams of the Whānau Ora network in Te Waipounamu, an important one for us is Aroā.
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The force is strong in the south

The biennial Te Kupeka Umaka Māori ki Āraiteuru (KUMA) awards held last weekend were focused on mātauranga Māori - the significance of Māori knowledge, wisdom, and cultural practices in business.
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Māu te ara, kia ora ai te whānau

What a beautiful and powerful two days together at Whānau Ora Symposium 2023, reminding ourselves of our whys, exchanging mātauranga, being inspired by some incredible speakers, and simply connecting.
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Hei tērā wiki! See you next week!

We are honoured to have a range of guest speakers and expert panellists join us at Symposium 2023. In this week’s Pouārahi Blog, we take the opportunity to introduce our Emcee and Whānau Hauā Ora and Rangatahi panellists.
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The countdown is on: Symposium 2023

This week we introduce some of our special guests and panelists set to take the stage at Symposium 2023. We also head north to Te Hora Marae, the perfect setting for a recent Mana Tāne wānanga.
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