Live Lightly Tāmaki

Our funders wanted to research and document how Tāmaki residents would like to learn about Living Lightly - making lifestyle choices to save money, and have a healthier life and planet. This was then followed by a small pilot programme to test the thoughts gathered in the research phase. We held three community focus groups enabled key …

The Tāmaki Youth Wellbeing Project

Responding to the need of the community after a contagion of seven young people lost their lives to suicide, Rākau Tautoko led a community meeting, calling people together to create a “united community response to suicide prevention”. This led to an application for funding to The Vodafone Foundation in collaboration with Tāmaki Community Development Trust …

TIES Re-designed

TIES being re-designed involved developing and implementing TIES into a sustainable, community-led initiative on behalf of the TIES Taumata Rōpu. The engagement process included several wananga at Ruapotaka Marae, for the Tāmaki community to connect and engage with TIES - learning about the original tools and help to implement the next steps of what TIES …

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 …