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 …

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.

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 …