Climate Action Plan Project (Final Blog Post)

Rākau Tautoko was approached by the Infrastructure and Environmental Services team at Auckland Council to facilitate community engagement workshops with key community stakeholders in Maungakiekie-Tāmaki, to seek feedback about their climate action priorities. We held two online workshops in March 2022 which focused on gathering community input towards identifying goals, barriers and priorities around climate …

Kai Sovereignty – Uncover Auckland

Our Managing Director, Tara Moala hosted a panel in Onehunga for Auckland Council in their "We Read Auckland: Kai Sovereignty". Kai binds us to whenua (land), to tīpuna (ancestors) and to each other. Uncover Onehunga and Manukau Harbour’s kai connections with our panel of experts. Be part of the conversation as we find out how they’re …

Digital Capability Growth

Supported by the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board, 22 x mentoring sessions were offered with over 20 x people throughout Maungakiekie- Tāmaki. Through those sessions, participants skills were developed in filming and editing video’s using smartphones, content strategy for social media, technical support and communication platforms, and designing digital graphics using online software. It has become very …

Supporting the HEART Movement

Mentoring HEART Change Agents to create and run community events in Tāmaki to enable healthy relationships and prevent family violence through local community BBQ’s, relationship workshops & the Mana Wāhine conference that was held online due to the lockdown restrictions. Click through to see the HEART Movement in action on their website and facebook page.

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.