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.

Jobs and Skills Hub Interviews

The beginning of interviews to support a co- design project with Tāmaki Regeneration to understand the success of The Jobs and Skills Hub in Tāmaki. Unfortunately, this project was halted due to the COVID-19 Lockdown.

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.