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, …

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.  

Riverside Capability Building + Rent Smart

Our lovely Rākau Tautoko practitioner Jo has been supporting the growth of the Panamasians (based in the Riverside Community Centre) to learn how to run basic workshops, network, plan and deliver. With Jo, the Panamasian Facilitator has been developing and delivering alongside external key facilitators the Rent Smart programme at the Riverside Community Centre. This …

Live Lightly Tāmaki

Our funders wanted to research and document how Tāmaki residents would like to learn about Living Lightly - making lifestyle choices to save money, and have a healthier life and planet. This was then followed by a small pilot programme to test the thoughts gathered in the research phase. We held three community focus groups enabled key …

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 …