Oranga Rising

The project continued the work of our previous work around lowering the social supply of alcohol to young people with a more general view to work on the harmful effects of alcohol on all whānau - still within Oranga. Our Rākau Tautoko practitioner Ren, worked through the second half of 2019 to support five organisations …

Mangere Workshops

In October 2017, Rākau Tautoko was approached to support Auckland Council in engaging key Mangere groups to come together and create a way of working together to meet the needs of the Mangere community. The following took place over two half day workshops... The facilitator was to enable all of the groups to work together …

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 …

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 …

The Reclaim Project

Tara and Nikki worked together on the Reclaim Project to grow the community of waste based social enterprises through out both Maungakiekie and Tāmaki. This project included, Coordinating the key organisations involved in the project  Build Tamaki WRAP’s experience and capacity in establishing and operating community-led resource recovery initiatives and enterprise in the area as …