Panamasian Capability Growth

This past year (2022) has seen ongoing growth and community led responses by Panamasians ō Tuia, who formalised their Trust, and developed a weekly wellbeing workshop programme focussed around Te Ao Maori principles of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tikanga. These workshops have seen elderly residents at a local rest home the ability to connect and engage …

Ope

Ope (noun) army, troop, party, entourage, contingent - group of people moving together. Ope is an Auckland Council programme to help connect Enviroschools and the community around waste reduction and climate change activities. Rākau Tautoko practitioners Tara, Carla and Haare are working in partnership with Tāmaki WRAP Community Activators Sarah, Kristine and Sam to engage with …

Palliative Care Research

Working alongside Auckland University, we recruited participants that had experienced or were currently experiencing the Palliative Care System - this could be for themselves or their loved ones, while also experiencing low socio-economic conditions. The research included recruitment, relationship management, empathy interviews, documenting and implementation of possible ideas. Having found it difficult to recruit interviewees, …

Growing Up In NZ

This work was based on App Creation Co-design. The Codesign Lab approached us to support Growing Up In NZ to co-design an app for their research project. Our part of the project was to work alongside the Growing Up team to learn the process of co-design, and then support engagement with Auckland based participants of …

Papakura Food Scraps Service

This was started as a co-design project to bring local Papakura community members together to understand what the Council food scrap system is like for the community, and how we could make it better. Unfortunately, this project was halted due to the COVID19 Lockdown.