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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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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Maania Tealei Photography

A strong desire to reconnect whānau to their roots and foster a sense of pride in Māori history and culture, is at the heart of Maania Tealei’s small Timaru-based photography business.
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Tinana Ora – Harakeke Village

Heylie Palahame is encouraging wāhine to lead healthy lifestyles and to tackle that in a holistic way, looking at everything from physical health to mental, emotional, social and spiritual health while encouraging a connection back to te ao Māori.
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A Slice of Poutini

A Slice of Poutini Ltd, is about much more than just carving. It’s about a common desire for a space of connection and creativity, a place to get in touch with nature and with other artists and carvers in the community the business is based.
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Te Waka Taiohi o Tahu

As the rangatahi arm of Te Waka Pounamu Outrigger Canoe Club, Te Waka Taiohi o Tahu gives rangatahi the opportunity to connect with their culture through sport.  
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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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