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Hikoi mō te hauora - Walking for our wellbeing

25 February 2019

Come walking with us

Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki Whānau Ora Navigators are hoping whānau will join the Hikoi ā Whānau walking series around Hauraki during March.

Walking is FREE and a great way  to connect with your community! 

Walking reduces stress, lowers your blood pressure, improves sleep and energises you!

Hikoi ā Whānau offers: 

Aroha – giving with no expectation of return;

Whanāungatanga – It’s about being connected;

Whakapapa – knowing who you are;

Mana/Manaaki – building the mana of others, through nurturing and growing; and

Korero awhi – positive communication.

 Join us 

No matter what your age, size, level of fitness or situation 

 

Waihi - March 6: 10.30am - 12 noon – Meet at the Goldmine lookout

Thames - March 13: 10.30am - 12 noon – Meet at Victoria Park

Coromandel - March 20: 10.30am-12 noon – Meet at the Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki clinic

Paeroa  - March 27 10.30am- 12 noon – Meet at Paeroa Domain

 Contact your

Whānau Ora Navigator

if interested in joining

Hikoi ā Whānau 

or phone
07 868 0033 

 

 

 

Free professional help offered to beneficiaries with WINZ issues

15 February 2019

Beneficiaries who need free professional help with Work and Income issues such as entitlements, fraud/relationship investigations, reviews, appeals, and more can make an appointment to see a Waikato Community Law Advocate visiting Thames and Te Aroha next month.

Community Law Waikato advocate Ben Hoffman is experienced in Welfare Law and will be available by appointment only in Thames on March 22 and Te Aroha on March 15 from 12.30-3pm. Spaces are limited, so those needing welfare advice need to book on 0800 529 482.

Ben will also be providing training on Welfare Law for all community organisations that support beneficiaries.  The training will include learning about entitlements, benefits, relationship status, common problems, reviews, appeals and more.  The training is free, but a gold coin koha is appreciated to cover some of the costs. Training is from 10.30am to 12 noon.

Community Law Waikato provides free legal help to those in the Waikato who would otherwise not have access.

Training and appointments:

Thames – Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki, 210 Richmond Street, March 22

Te Aroha – Senior Citizens Association, 24 Church Street, Te Aroha, March 15

 To make an appointment, phone 0800 529 482.

 

  

Whānau Hauora Day to promote community gardens

31 January 2019

A Whānau Hauora Day hosted by Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki alongside the TCDC and local community, will be held at Hauraki Terrace Playground and Community Gardens on Waitangi Day, Wednesday, February 6.

The aim of the day is to promote the community gardens and make community connections.

The opening of a Pataka Kai/Community Pantry, gardening, a cooking demo, craft making, games, a hangi, BBQ, bouncy castle and an eagerness to learn are all also on the agenda.

From 11-2pm, whānau from neighbouring streets and throughout the community will be able to come along to the community gardens and help harvest the potatoes to be used in a sweetcorn and potato fritters cooking demo. Tamariki will have heaps to keep them entertained, including lots of games and a bouncy castle.

T3 (Transition Town Thames) maintains the community gardens, holding monthly working bees to encourage community participation and on-the-spot learning, but it is hoped that eventually the community will take ownership of them.

“We want people from the community to look after the gardens and to make them sustainable,” Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki Poukura Oranga, Manager Public and Community Health Services Debbie Petersen-Pilcher says.

 This is a smoke and alcohol-free event and chilled water will be available all day.

 Thanks to Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki, T3, TCDC and local whānau.

What: Hauraki Terrace Whānau Hauora Day

Where: Hauraki Terrace, Thames

Time: 11am-2pm

FREE

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