SAP Mentoring

Rākau Tautoko was very lucky to be chosen by Ākina to receive two SAP employees on a Social Sabbatical for two weeks. Social Sabbatical is a pro-bono programme, which matches SAP employees with social enterprises that will benefit from their specialist skills and resources. Russell Martin and Ameet Balasubramanian joined Rākau Tautoko for the first …

TIES in 2017

Two Rākau Tautoko practitioners - Dickie Humphries and Tyrone Tangata-Makiri worked in collaboration with Karl Bailey from Tāmaki Wellbeing (an ADHB initiative) to create a codesign process of engaging with the community and create a way of engaging and creating alongside community workers and residents. In 2017, Rākau Tautoko was contracted by Tāmaki Redevelopment Company …

Community Group Development Workshops

Our Rākau Tautoko facilitators Jo and Tara plus a number of community and external key facilitators ran eight capability workshops through the second half of 2017 in Tamaki Maungakiekie local board area. Participants enjoyed weekly workshops and one on one mentoring. The following topics were delivered across the workshops; Social Enterprise Financial Literacy Business Planning …

Codesign Master Class

Participants from community organisations, local and central government gathered in Manukau for a three day co-design experience hosted by the Auckland Co-design Lab (the Lab) and The Southern Initiative (TSI). The aim was to provide a taster experience of a co-design process and practice in a collaborative environment that would inspire participants to explore and …