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 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 …
The Community Office
Creating spaces for community groups to flourish and grow, Rākau Tautoko became a part of a partner to create a network of hot desk spaces in Panmure, Auckland.
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 …
Technical Training for Youth in Tāmaki
In April 2017, three of our staff supported the development, facilitation and delivery of the technical training programme. Together with a technical tutor, they piloted a collaborative way of working with young people aged 16-24 year olds from Tāmaki local board area, who are out of education, employment and training. 4 weeks - Design and …
Pacific Professional Development
This project was about increasing the capacity of the TSI unit to deliver projects responsive to Pacific communities. Dickie was contracted to co-create a workshop design structure with a unit manager and staff member. The project involved the following over two staff development days, Half day sail on a double hulled ocean voyaging waka in the …
HEART Community Connections
Continuing supporting The HEART Movement work through Change Agent growth and development and Whānau engagement.
The HEART Change Agents
Supporting the growth and development of The HEART Movement Change Agents - local community members who share healthy relationship messages.
Youth Focused Initiatives
A collective of youth focused projects, programmes, and networks achieved in Tāmaki between 2005 to 2010.