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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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.