Pipiwharauroa - February 2020

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Hui-Tanguru 2020

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Pipiwharauroa

Pukapuka: Rua Tekau Ma Whitu

Panui: Rua

Te Pou me te Piriti I whakanuia te whakatūtanga o te pou hōu whakamaharatanga me te whakaingoatanga o te piriti ō Mōtu i tēnei tonu marama. I whakahaeretia ngā karakia whakawātea o te pou, e te Pou o te Hāhi Ringatū e Charlie Pera ka taipaina ko Hinetapuārau ka huraina e Morehu rāua ko Ruihi Pēwhairangi, ka whakaingoatia te piriti ki Te Whitinga o Tamataipūnoa. I reira ngā tamariki o Te Kura o Matawai e mātaki ana i te huraina me te whakawātea o aua kaupapa, te pou me te piriti. He kaupapa hoki i whakanuia e Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency me Te Aitanga ā-Māhaki.

E ai ki a Emma Speight, “He whakatuwheratanga tēnei huringa i te huarahi ki ngā kokona kāinga kōrero, ki ngā hītōri, pūrākau, pakiwaitara, ngā tikanga o taua whārua. He maha ngā kōrero rehe mā te hunga e hiahia ana ki te rangahau e whai pānga ki te hunga i noho, i pakanga ki reira.” Ki tā te māngai mo Te Aitanga ā-Māhaki arā a Morehu Pewhairangi, he tīpuna tūhonohono a Hinetapuarau rāua ko Tamataipunoa i ngā whakapaparanga ā-iwi, he tīpuna toa hoki i ngā kōrero tuku iho. “He whakaaturanga te Pou i tū a te wāhine toa, te wahine rangatira arā a Tauheikuri rāua ko Hinetapuarau tae noa ki te uri tāne a Tamataipūnoa me Māhaki. He whakaaturanga i ngā hononga a-iwi, a-hapū. He Pou tū pōhiri i te rāwaho, i te manuhiri me te manu pīrere”.

Blessing of the bridge known as Te Whitingā o Tumataipunia Photo provided by Gisborne Herald

Ko te Pou o Hinetapuarau i hangaia e Nick Tūpara mai i te rino mātotoru arā kia rite ai ki te kohu te rere i te whārua. E kore te rino e pirau, ka tū tonu ki ngā whakawhiu a Tāwhirimmātea.

Ko Hinetapuarau - a seven metre steel pou Photo provided by Gisborne Herald

Hei tāpiri atu, i whakatūngia he marumaru mo te hunga eke paihikara i te tūhononga atu, i te whakamutunga, te tīmatanga rānei o te ara ki ngā Wairere o Rere.

Tūranga Tangata Rite ki te hoe! Nau mai e te tau 2020!! I te tīmatanga o tēnei marama i pohirihia ngā kaiako, ngā tauira me ngā whānau hou o te kura o Tūranga Tangata Rite ki Tūranga Ararau. Tau kē ki te kite i ngā poari tautoko me te mihi nui ki a rātou, āra, ko Te Rūnanga o Tūranganui-ā-Kiwa, Tūranga FM,Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o ngā a Māui me te huhua o ngā tangata i whakarauika i raro i te maru kotahi hei whakanui i te tūwheratanga o te kura hou o Turanga Tangata Rite! Katahi te rangi tino whakahirahira ko tēnei! E ai ki te tumuaki a Teresa Scott, tokorima ngā tauira kua timata, heoi hei te mutunga mai o tēnei tau ka neke atu ki te 44 ngā tauira me te tiro whakamua ki ngā tau e heke mai nei ko te manaako kia eke ki te 56 ngā tauira, tau 9-11. Ahakoa he kura hou, he kura whai oranga mo ngā tauira katou ahakoa no whea.

Ngā Tauira Hou o Tūranga Tangata Rite

Mauriora!

Inside this month...

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Korero o Te Wa

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Tairāwhiti Community Law Centre

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TŪranga Ararau 2020 Prospectus

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Nga Tama Toa

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TŪranga Health


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Kōrero o Te Wa

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Founded October 1898 Pukapuka: Rua Te Kau Ma Whitu Pānui: Rua Te Marama: Hui-Tanguru Te Tau: 2020 ISSN: 1176-4228 (Print) ISSN: 2357-187X (Online)

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Mere Pōhatu

Serious Situations – One-in-Four Gee lots has happened this year and it's only February. First to start with, lots of our mokopuna are struggling. Almost 152,000 kids in Aotearoa live with whānau who can’t pay their bills, buy fresh fruit or even pay the rent. A few of these will be in our immediate neighbourhoods. Sorry Pīpīwharauroa reader to ruin your day. Some might even live in your street. Definitely some will be your very own mokopuna. This is tragic. There are adults who simply cannot cope. Others are so not qualified to care for our mokopuna. I wish our kids could dismiss their neglectful parents, divorce them and the parents can be sent off someplace else to be re-calibrated. Of course, giving the adults more money won’t help our very poor whānau if the adults have no idea about being fit, eating good kai and dropping addictions. We have to build a whole whānau ora approach for our mokopuna. Its absolutely pointless to add more social service support if we aren’t going to have an ora and being well approach. Chest infections in our mokopuna are ruining all their life chances. Come on all the adults. In this day and age, and in our beautiful place, surely we can come to our kid’s help. They are living with whānau who can’t pay the power. One in four Māori kids are in this state of stress – no kai, no power, no one in the house, if they have a house, who is well. We can all be frustrated. This means all of us, the government, the Council, our businesses, the whole darned community has to be bold and courageous in our thinking. We can’t just leave poverty for children to people like Linda and the Super Grans to try and fill the puku. Filling the puku with great kai means our mokopuna can apply their minds to all there is to learn as a darling wee citizen.

School lunches and fruit in schools. Note, in-schools, is probably the best and most basic stigma-less programme we have for our mokopuna. We will have to make sure all our kids get to school. This is a big mihi to our schools in Tairāwhiti. You just have to make sure more of our kids get great learning outcomes. And sorry for you Schools, many of you won’t necessarily have the whānau on-board and sharing your learning ambitions. That’s a Whānau Ora space for you all to work on, seriously and urgently. Find someone in the whānau who can be the key kaitautoko. Second, some of our people are so run-down and vulnerable, they won’t be able to cope with the global health emergency when it comes to our place. Never mind whether we have a mask or not, we are so food-poor and prone to infection that a common cold will knock us for six. Come winter and lots of our nannies struggle to breathe, keep warm and keep well. It’s a matter of time. Sometime in the future the risk of rapidly spreading outbreaks of viruses will slam into us with little mercy, sympathy and knock us out like a giant wave. We’ll have no time to live our best life. Our mokopuna and our pakeke will be most at risk. We have to do something. We must act. I know there are one or two strategies we can implement right now. Immediately get our hands in water with soap for at least a minute, especially when we’ve been out of our homes. Start with our mokopuna. Teach them to wash their hands. Then start thinking about the kai we eat. Seasonal eating is best. That’s why I’m going to absolutely eat heaps and heaps of my customary kai that comes on board soon, yum Bluff oysters for defence. Then I’m going to eat one or two mutton birds. And maybe some paua and mussels. Yum resilience building with every mouthful. Then I’m going to wash my hands between all courses. I’ll pop in also to Aunty Ingrid’s “hospital” and get a flu shot. When I’m well, I can be kinder and more generous in my community. So, keep us well whānau. Then we can think better and help generate great policy thinking and solutions around all of our whānau. A warm safe House, a full puku, great vocabulary and conversations and healthy adults who work and keep themselves well will really get us out of some life-threatening serious situations coming our way.


Pipiwharauroa Kōrero o Te Wa

Ngā Kaitiaki o

Te Maungārongo Kia Orana whānau, Crime involving gangs, guns and methamphetamine have been in the media throughout certain regions of Aotearoa. We have had a number of incidents in Wairoa, Gisborne and up the coast in recent months that have required our Pirihimana to carry firearms on a daily basis. We have responded quickly, arrested those responsible and put them before our courts. Enforcement is part of the solution but it is far from the whole solution, we need to continually look at other ways to overcome this heinous drug methamphetamine known as “P” on those who smoke the drug and the impact of this on their whānau. I see it first hand, the thieving, the lies, the promises, the let downs, the violence, the destruction, the separation of family, the repeat of the same behaviours. There was an incident in Ruatōria several weeks ago that involved shots being fired at gang members going onto a property. The following week we called a hui and 70 people from the community turned up to

the fire station where we had kōrero, kanohi ki te kanohi.

It was important that I explained to everyone what Police were doing and updated them on the investigation having had arrested three of the four offenders involved. I also explained that the community should expect to see armed police for a period thereafter, we arrested the outstanding offender days later and seized the temporary carriage of firearms. The community had some questions which we discussed, I said that we were not going to arrest our way out of methamphetamine and the impact it was having on our communities and we needed to work with each other to look at ways to reduce the harm “P” was having on whānau and the wider community. The group were an awesome representation of Ruatōria including Pakeke, Ministers, young mums, mokopuna, a small of number of Mangu Kaha members, kura teachers, local doctors, health professionals, Rūnanga people, Te Puni Kōkiri and our local police Sergeant Murray Hewson. A working group was formed and we met for a second time last week to start formulating the plan for Ruatōria, by Ruatōria. There are already a number of pockets of good mahi going on within the area so it was important to understand what was

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already happening and look to share these initiatives across the rōpū. Looking to build community resilience together is what we will focus on moving forward. While there is much mahi to do, we will work alongside each other to make it happen. I am pleased to announce the recent appointment of Sergeant Willis Tamatea to the role of Pouwhakataki for Tairāwhiti. Willis has taken over the reigns from Sergeant Rob Rutene who accepted a promotion to Wellington. Willis has a team of two Kaitakawaenga Iwi Liaison officers, Senior Constable Jamie Hutana and Constable Yvonne Tremain. I thank this team for their mahi alongside our Tairāwhiti police staff and our communities. Finally Te Tairāwhiti Pirihimana are acknowledging Papa Temple Isaacs as our Police Chaplain for the past 33 years. We will celebrate this amazing milestone and journey with our Papa and Aunty Olive at Te Poho o Rawiri marae on Monday 2 March 2020. Previous Police Commanders to my appointment have been invited along with a number of present and past police staff who are looking forward to sharing such an occasion with our two precious taonga. Kia Manuia, Sam Aberahama Area Commander: Tairāwhiti


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Pipiwharauroa Tairāwhiti Community Law Centre

Tairāwhiti Community Law Centre Debt

This year, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand found that on average, New Zealanders have faster growing debt than income. With increasing house prices, and a lack of affordable rentals, the cost of living in New Zealand is increasing.

Types of Loans There are two broad categories of loans: secured and unsecured. The main difference between the two is that in secured loans the borrower puts up a collateral which the lender can possess (sometimes refers to as repossess) and sell to recover their lending in the event that the borrower fails repayment – a house and land in a home loan (subject to a mortgage) or a car in a vehicle loan (subject to a charge) are two examples. Unsecured loans are where no collateral is put up. A personal bank loan or a credit card purchase falls into this category. Interest rates on loans depend on a variety of factors: apart from whether the loan is secured or unsecured other factors include the percentage of the loan to the whole purchase and the worth of the collateral. Unsecured personal loans will be subject to the highest rate as the lender runs a higher risk of non-repayment. Even for secured loans, there are different rates as well: home loan has a lower interest rate due not only to a deposit (of at least 10% some banks offer a preferential rate for a 20% deposit) but also, house price tend to rise because land values and building cost (material and labour) continue to rise. On the contrary, vehicle loan has a high interest rate as the loan is usually a 100% of the purchase price and vehicles tend to depreciate.

Credit Scores A credit score is an assigned number between 0 and 1,000 which represents how trustworthy you are as a borrower and how likely you are to make payments on time. The easiest way to get your credit score is through Credit Simple which provides them for free. Most people have a score between 300 and 850, and anything above 500 is considered good. Your credit score will affect if and how much lenders are willing to lend you and the interest rate

they charge. A high credit score will allow of your normal interest. you to borrow more money at lower interest Failure to make payments will also affect rates. your credit score and ability to borrow money in the future. The best way to maintain a good credit score or improve a bad one is to make payments Debt Collection regularly and to ensure you do not have any unpaid loans you are just letting sit. Young If you fail to keep up with your loan adults often do not have a credit score, or payments, your lender is entitled to take have a very low score. This is not due to bad action to collect their debt. They can financial practices, but rather due to a lack either hire a debt collection agency, or of data. So another way to improve your they can go through the courts to collect credit score is, ironically, to take out a small their debt. Debt collectors can work with loan and make sure your repayments are you to review your payment plan and try regular. Alternatively you can also try putting to find out why you have not been able to services such as power and phone bills under pay but they cannot intimidate you or enter your name, as long as your payments are your property without permission. regular and the data is available to creditreporting bureaus, this should also help They are also not allowed to tell your improve your score. family and friends about your debt without your permission and are obligated to give Interest accurate information to credit reporting agencies. If you feel the debt collector Most loans have compounding interest, which has misled you or anyone else regarding is calculated on a daily basis. This means that your debt, you can file a complaint with every day, interest is added to the amount of the Commerce Commission and any threats money you owe, increasing the amount you should be reported to the police. owe, then the next day this new amount is used to calculate your interest for the day. Bankruptcy This means that as the amount you owe decreases, you pay less interest. Conversely, Declaring bankruptcy is the final option if you fail to make payments, the amount when you have no way of paying back the you owe may grow, and with it the interest debts you owe. If you owe less than $47,000 you owe, which can turn into a runaway you may wish to consider a debt repayment train of debt. Although the change may not order which gives you more time to pay seem like much from one day to the next, back what you owe, or a no asset procedure interest can quickly build up, especially in (assuming you have no assets which can be high interest rate loans. sold to pay your debts) which can wipe most of your unsecured debt except for student Student loans from the government do not loans, court fines and reparation debts but have interest on them, unless you leave at the cost of your name being published New Zealand for more than six months. and your credit score being permanently However if you come back, they return to affected. being interest free after another six months. However, during the six months after you You can apply for bankruptcy yourself to come back from overseas, you can only leave the official assignee (OA), or the people you New Zealand for 32 days, any more and the owe money to can file a petition to have interest will continue to be added to your you declared bankrupt in the High Court. loan. However, this is not a get-out-of-jail-free card, once you have declared bankruptcy Repayment all your assets are under the control of the OA except for personal possessions such as Most lenders function on a monthly payment clothes, furniture, and a basic vehicle. system with a set loan term within which you must repay your entire loan. This means The OA can sell your assets and distribute there is a set minimum amount you must pay the money among your debtors to settle monthly on your loan. You should do your own your debts. You stay bankrupt for three research as shortening your loan term by just years, during which you are prohibited from a few years can save you tens of thousands doing certain things such as taking on new of dollars in interest. You can normally pay debt and holding a management position in more than the minimum monthly amount, a limited liability company. but it is good to check the terms of your loan contract as sometimes you may face a After your discharge you are free to do what penalty for increasing your monthly payment you want once again, but the bankruptcy too much or for making a lump sum payment. remains on your credit report for seven years, affecting your credit score. If you go If you fail to make payments on time, the bankrupt more than once, it goes on your lender can charge additional interest on top record permanently. continued next page


Pipiwharauroa Tao Matarau

HEI TAO I TE AO, HEI TAO I TE PO

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Day 1

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Main Round: Winner - Hunter Eyles Runner Up – Bailey Day Consolation Round: Winner - Cameron Mihaka Runner Up – Corey Horne

Tao Matarau Junior Darts Academy attended the DPNZ (Dart Players New Day 2 Zealand) Harrows Juniors Tournament on the 22 and 23 of February, hosted by the Main Round: Upper Hutt Cossie Club. Tao Matarau Junior Winner – Hunter Eyles Darts Academy took a strong contingent of Runner Up – Te Kotahi Kaio 20 Junior Dart players to compete in the Consolation Round: two day event. This tournament was the Winner – Kaui Namana last tournament for our juniors to qualify Runner Up - Amelia Campbellfor the NZ Junior Dart Team that is heading Ratapu to Gibraltar, Spain later in the year. We thank our sponsors for your on-going support which made this trip possible: Tūranga Ararau, EIT Tairāwhiti, Ovation, Waterboy Hunters, Walter Findlay, Countdown, and to all the whānau who contributed towards our kids. Thank you.

Winner Main Round Hunter Eyles

Runner Up Main Round Bailey Day

Consolation Winner Cameron Mihaka

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All juniors played extremely well with respect, attitude and patience which gave them outstanding results. Congratulations to all of the Junior Dart Players who participated in the event and also to the tamariki who made the World cup team. Congratulations and well done.

Consolation Winner Kaui Namana References (from pervious page) https://w:ww.westpac.co.nz/assets/Personal/ Consumer-lending-terms-and-conditions/personalloan-terms-and-conditions.pdf https://www.westpac.co.nz/assets/Personal/ Consumer-lending-terms-and-conditions/choiceshome-loan-terms-and-conditions.pdf https://www.anz.co.nz/content/dam/anzconz/ documents/rates-fees-agreements/personal-loans/ Personal-Loan-Terms-Conditions.pdf?MOD=AJPERES https://www.anz.co.nz/content/dam/anzconz/ documents/rates-fees-agreements/home-loans/ANZhome-loan-terms-conditions.pdf h t t p s : / / w w w. c r e d i t s i m p l e . c o . n z / c o n t e n t / learn/#1472781053692-c64fa787-ba66 https://sorted.org.nz/must-reads/how-to-checkyour-credit-rating-get-your-credit-report-online/ https://www.genoapay.com/credit-score/ https://www.thebalance.com/how-to-get-a-creditcard-with-no-credit-history-960228 https://www.consumerprotection.govt.nz/helpproduct-service/loans-and-debt/debt-collectionrepossession/#debt-collection https://www.insolvency.govt.nz/personal-debt/ personal-insolvency-options/bankruptcy/ https://www.insolvency.govt.nz/personal-debt/ personal-insolvency-options/no-asset-procedures/ https://www.insolvency.govt.nz/personal-debt/ personal-insolvency-options/summary-instalmentorders/

Nā Tairāwhiti Community Law Centre Vipasha Mehtacome

Consolation Runner Up Amelia CampbellRatapu

DPNZ Harrows 2020 World Cup Team

NZ Junior Dart Team Back row L-R: Amelia Campbell-Ratapu, Jack Sheppard, Bailey Day, Renata Leach, and Irie Eyles Front row L-R: Te Kotahi Kaio, Ihaka Kaio-Wynyard, and Hunter Eyles

Main Round Winner Hunter Eyles

Main Round Runner Up Te Kotahi Kaio


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Tairāwhiti Enviroschools Last Friday, the Tairāwhiti Enviroschools wai restoration programme with Tūranga Ararau and twelve students from Campion, Gisborne Boys High School, Gisborne Girls High School, and Te Karaka Area School began the 2020 programme at Waipura Station, Makauri.

TE RĀ WHAKANUI O TE TIRITI O WAITANGI

Morehu Pewhairangi began our day with karakia and kōrero of whakapapa of the rohe and Makauri. The programme kaupapa of engaging young people and communities in restoring waterways and bio diversity was shared by Kirsty Gaddum of Tairāwhiti Enviroschools. The programme is to run over three terms with Fencing, Pest Management and Propagation of Natives where students are practically learning on the go and participating in a wider community project while gaining credits.

Students were engaged and eager to begin the fencing course and contribute to a community project.

We were all enthralled to see banded kokopu which were caught in fish traps set the previous night in the stream that is to be fenced by the students. Peter Hancock from Gisborne District Council explained the habitat of these native fish which is under threat, the importance of healthy waterways, how to monitor the quality of the water and how to protect waterways.

Ngā mihi nui to Department Of Conservation for the financial support towards this programme. Tūranga Ararau for teaching these courses and collaborating with Tairāwhiti Enviroschools to provide our rangatahi with skills and credits to help protect and restore our waterways and bio diversity in Aotearoa.

In 2018 fencelines were built ethier side of the airport entrance on the Waikanae Stream and planting began. The 2019 fencing course was based at Pakowhai Stream, Muriwai at a Inanga (white bait) spawning zone and is to be planted this year. Planting will continue on the Waikanae Stream in 2020.

Nā Kirsty Gaddum


Pipiwharauroa Tūranga Ararau 2020 Prospectus

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR OUR YOUTH PROGRAMMES YOU NEED TO BE 15½ (WITH A SCHOOL EXEMPTION) TO 19 YEARS OF AGE

SERVICE INDUSTRIES

ALL PROGRAMMES ARE FEE FREE AND OFFER NATIONAL AND NEW ZEALAND QUALIFICATIONS

TE AO MĀORI

TRANSPORT IS PROVIDED AND YOU CAN JOIN AT ANY TIME

FOUNDATION LEARNING • • • •

Literacy and Numeracy Employment Skills Career Planning Reo Māori

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Tikanga ā Iwi Primary Industry Skills Sport and Recreation Hospitality and Tourism

MANAAKITANGA

QUALIFICATIONS

HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

National Certificate in Educational Achievement Level 1 New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills Level 1 This programme will help you develop the foundation skills and knowledge you will need to progress to higher levels of study and employment. You will also be able to experience other learning opportunities such as horticulture, farming, forestry, sport and recreation, hospitality, tourism and Reo Maori to help you decide your future career pathway.

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Karakia and Waiata Kaitiakitanga Whakawhanaungatanga Health Hygiene and Safety Pūkengatanga Cooking Manaakitanga Tikanga ā-Iwi

QUALIFICATIONS NCEA with Services Industries Vocational Pathways Level 2 New Zealand Certificate in Manaaki Marae Te Kāuta - Te Wharekai Kaupae 2 On successfully completing this programme you will have the basic industry skills to progress to higher learning or sustainable employment in the industry of your choice including hospitality, Māori tourism and retailing.

HAKINAKINA PREP FOR SERVICES

SPORT RECREATION AND FITNESS

Corner of Kahutia & Bright Streets PO Box 1342 GISBORNE - TŪRANGA Freephone 0508 38 38 38 Ph: +64-6-868 1081 Fax: +64-6-868 1061 Email: enquiries@ta.org.nz Website: www.ta.org.nz

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Communication Skills Team Building Learning and Career Goals Tikanga ā-Iwi Sport and Fitness Outdoor Recreation Personal Safety Recreation and Camping Experiences

QUALIFICATIONS NCEA with Services Industries Vocational Pathways Level 2 New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills Level 2 Build up your fitness in our fully equipped on site gym and experience the outdoors with daily and overnight camps. A great way to start on your dream to work in the sport and recreation industry or lift your fitness and skills to apply for the New Zealand Defence Force, Police and Fire and Emergency Services.


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LEVEL 3 • • • • •

AHUWHENUA

If you are highly motivated and committed to work and advance in the farming industry our Tairāwhiti Farm Cadet scheme will definitely help you get there.

Safe Work Practices Farm Machinery and Equipment Farm Vehicles Fencing and Tracks Water Supply

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Farming Inputs Livestock Production Technology Risk and Harm Sustainable Practices

Hostel accommodation is available for Level 3+ students at our Ruapani Station, Tiniroto and Waingake bases at no cost to you.

QUALIFICATIONS

LEVEL 2

New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Vehicles, Machinery & Infrastructure) Level 3 New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Farming Systems) Level 3

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Safe Work Practices Farm Equipment Farm Vehicles Shearing

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Fencing Animal Husbandry Stock Work Pest Control

By completing our range of level 3 qualifications you will be better prepared to gain employment in the industry. Subject to your readiness, you will be helped to find work where you can continue to learn while you earn. • • • • • •

Our Level 2 programme, combined with NCEA with Primary Vocational Pathways will equip you with the foundation skills to progress to our higher level programmes covering a range of agriculture sectors. QUALIFICATIONS NCEA with Primary Industries (Farming) Vocational Pathways Level 2 New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industries Skills Level 2

Feed Demands Feed Supply Mating Parturition Livestock Health Rearing Young Stock

QUALIFICATIONS New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Pastoral Livestock Production) Level 3 New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Livestock Husbandry) (Meat & Fibre) Level 3 All of these programmes are also available in Napier and Hastings in Hawke’s Bay LEVEL 4 • • • •

Technology and Communication Benchmarking Performance Farm Reports Vehicles Plant Machinery & Equipment Maintenance

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Environmental Plan Livestock Health Breeding and Parturition Feeding Plan Livestock Production

Arrangements with Lincoln University give our graduates who have completed level 4 entry into their Diploma in Agriculture programme. He Kura Tangata, e kore e rokohanga – He Kura whenua ka rokohanga A loved person will not remain – A treasured land is always there

QUALIFICATION New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Breeding Livestock Farming) Level 4

TAIRĀWHITI FORESTRY CADETS MARU A TĀNE

On successfully completing your selected programme of study you will have the pre entry skills and qualifications required to work in the forest industry. Once employed you can continue to learn and gain advanced qualifications through a New Zealand forest industry apprenticeship. To join you will need to be physically fit and prepared to be drug free.

FORESTRY SKILLS - LEVEL 2 • • • • •

Production and Environmental Requirements Basic Hazard Management Emergency Procedures Communication Systems Māori Cultural Interests

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Teamwork Breaking Out Forest Establishment Landing Operations Pruning

QUALIFICATIONS NCEA Level 2 with Primary Industries (Forestry) Vocational Pathways New Zealand Certificate in Forest Industries Foundation Skills Level 2

FOREST OPERATIONS - LEVEL 3

FOREST HARVESTING - LEVEL 3 • • • • •

Health and Safety Hazard Management Emergency Procedures Communication Systems Personal and Environmental Factors • Historical and Cultural Sites

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Basic Machine Operation Tree Felling Breaking Out Manual Processing Log Scaling Poleman Quality Control

QUALIFICATIONS New Zealand Certificate in Harvesting Operations with Strands Level 3

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Health and Safety Hazard Management Emergency Procedures Communication Systems Personal and Environmental Factors Historical and Cultural Sites Mensuration Pruning Thin to Waste

QUALIFICATION New Zealand Certificate in Forest Operations with Strands Level 3


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Tūranga Ararau 2020 Prospectus

VOYAGING WAKA

BEEKEEPING KAIRAUPĪ

WAKA HOURUA

(Subject to NZQA Approval and Accreditation)

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Beekeeping Equipment • Career Opportunities • Bee Behaviour • Bee Characteristics

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Bee Feeding Moving Hives Bee Diseases

QUALIFICATION

Traditional Navigation Skills Safety at Sea Local Iwi Navigators Maritime Studies Aquaculture Tikanga ā-Moana

QUALIFICATIONS

New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture Level 3

NCEA with Services Industries Vocational Pathway Level 2 New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills Level 2

This introductory programme will provide you with the basic skills and knowledge to gain employment and step up to higher learning in this fast growing local industry with strong Iwi interests.

This is a new programme for 2020 that will be run in partnership with the Tairāwhiti Voyaging Trust. Join up and you will be able to gain a range of life changing experiences on Tairāwhiti’s own waka hourua and industry skills on our marine farm.

TE REO MĀORI

TE REO O TAIRĀWHITI • • • • • •

Kōrero Pānui Tuhituhi Whakarongo Tikanga ā-Iwi Mōteatea

QUALIFICATIONS New Zealand Certificate in Tikanga Level 3 New Zealand Certificate in Māori Tourism Level 3 Te Pokaitahi Reo Māori (Rumaki, Reo Rua) Te Kaupae 3 and 4 (Subject to NZQA Approval and Accreditation)

Whether you are a beginner or have some level of competency this programme will help you to extend your ability to speak conversational Reo Māori. Career pathways include teaching, Māori media, tourism, researching, social and health services and much more.

FORESTRY MANAGEMENT (Subject to Funding)

Join many of our past graduates who are now holding management roles in the forest industry, locally and nationally. Having NCEA Level 2 or equivalent and/or experience in the forest industry is an advantage to successfully complete this programme but not essential as additional learning support is provided. On successfully completing the first year of the Diploma in Forestry Management you will be able to gain direct entry into the second year at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology to complete the full qualification. • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Workplace Relationships Forest Optimisation Communications Management Systems Botany Wood and Earth Science Production and Quality Forest Ecology Maths and Statistics Mapping Harvest Planning Forest Inventories and Operations Forest Health

QUALIFICATION New Zealand Diploma in Forestry Management Level 6 (1st Year)

POUTŪARONGO TE RANGAKURA KAIWHAKAAKO BACHELOR OF TEACHING

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Teaching Practice Iwi and Hapū Studies Wānanga Professional Studies

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Te Reo Māori Placements

Poutūarongo Te Rangakura Kaiwhakaako is a threeyear, bilingual teacher education degree that focuses on the uniqueness of respective Iwi, Hapū, Whānau with the ultimate goal of redesigning curriculum, pedagogy and evaluation processes relevant to culturally responsive education. Graduates can teach across all areas of the primary school curriculum, using Te Reo and/or English as mediums of instruction, whilst connecting a Māori World view, values, protocols and knowledge throughout. You will be required to attend residential Noho during the year, Hui Rumaki Reo wānanga and complete a Mahi Kura practicum. These residential Noho focus on teaching, research skills and Te Reo. The Programme Co-ordinator can be contacted on (06) 867 9869 or for further information for 2020 enrolments contact: Te Wānanga o Raukawa 0 800 WANANGA Email: tetomonga@twor-otaki.ac


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YOUTH SERVICE: TŪRANGA

Check out our supportive team of enthusiastic people here at Youth Service - Tūranga.

They are here to help our young people find a programme that meets their needs and interests on their way to completing NCEA Level 2 and to help them move into higher learning or employment.

TE ARA POUTAMA

HE POUTAMA RANGATAHI • • • • •

Pastoral Care Health and Safety Driver Licences Basic Training in Retail, Hospitality, Administration and other Industries In Work Support

ADULT COMMUNITY EDUCATION ACE - Short Courses

For adults and youth 5-10 hours a week

This is a 12 week part-time programme that focuses on preparing and placing 16-24 year old rangatahi into work and higher learning.

HE HUARAHI ADULT & YOUTH PATHWAYS - We can help you to gain the reading, writing, numeracy, communication or customer service skills you need to help towards either further study or the job you want. Trial a work placement to gain some work ready skills.

WHAKARITE MAHI

EMPLOYMENT PLACEMENT AND SUPPORT • • • • •

TE REO O TŪRANGA - Whether you are a beginner or a basic speaker wanting to increase your level of competency, we have part time Reo Māori courses throughout the year.

CVs and Cover Letters Profile Builder Interview Techniques Driver Licences Job Preparation

DIGITAL LITERACY - Learn how to use your mobile phone, computer, social media, google products, the internet, email or a design programme.

This programme is for people referred by Work and Income to help them identify jobs that match their interests and skills.

Our short literacy programmes include health and wellbeing, pathways to work and digital literacy. Groups or individuals welcome. Transport / light lunch available.

Participants are supported to develop and apply strategies to prepare themselves and apply for work and educational opportunities. Included are interview techniques and applying online which is a process increasingly being used by employers and education providers.

Contact Hana on 021 197 1713 or email hana@ta.org.nz

HIGH SCHOOL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

STAR - GATEWAY - WORK READY - TRADES ACADEMY • • • • • • • • • •

RADIO BROADCASTING MĀORI TOURISM - HOSPITALITY PREP FOR POLICE & THE SERVICES AQUACULTURE FARMING FORESTRY BEEKEEPING QUAD BIKES FENCING PEST CONTROL


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Whānau on conclusion of the 2020 Arai Mātāwai Shareholder Farm Tour

On Saturday 22nd February, the Arai Mātāwai Incorporation Committee of Management welcomed around 40 whānau members to their annual shareholder farm field day at Arai Mātāwai Station. Along with representatives from Te Awapuni Moana Trust, Arai Mātāwai Farm Management and specialist advisers Lewis Wright and BDO Gisborne, it was so pleasing to see the amount of new faces attending this year.

frequency as they moved from stop to stop during the tour. Such discussion points included the different terrain areas, the various boundaries being fenced off for stock, the forestry areas as well as future plans for replanting and stock grazing.

Obvious to all that attended was how dry the farm was looking as a result of the extreme drought conditions. During the tour, farm management were able to share Steve McHardy (Arai Mātāwai Station Manager) After a welcome from Chair Le Roy Pardoe, with whānau the plans they were putting in showing shareholders the boundary of the forestry Peter McKenzie (Farm Consultant, Lewis place to ensure the well-being and safety of block Wright) and Steve McHardy (Arai Mātāwai stock during these trying times. Station Manager) proceeded to give an overview of the Arai Mātāwai operations All in all it was a great day enjoyed by all, including all the latest developments to and with the consensus being they would date and key performance statistics for encourage more of their whānau members the property. On conclusion of the health to come along next year to “reconnect and and safety briefing, the group departed to walk their whenua.” in 4 wheel drive vehicles to explore and appreciate the farm from great heights that Lastly we would like to take this opportunity take in an absolutely stunning view back to to thank Tūranga Ararau for their support Tūranganui-ā-Kiwa. with transport for our pakeke. It was a very special occasion indeed and an experience Thanks to Colvins Communications, a FM which will resonate in the hearts of many The view from the Top Yards looking over to the new transmitter allowed Steve McHardy to for a very long time. planting block and Top Hut keep whānau informed via a special radio

The view overlooking "Garys" and "Jungle" sections on Arai Mātāwai Station

The willow tree plantings provided a tranquil sea of green amongst the dry conditions of the surrounding landscape

Shareholders and whānau walking down to view the newly renovated Top Hut


PATSY WILSON

“Kua whetūrangitia koe te kanohi kitea o Taihakoa” Patsy grew up here at Waihirere. She shared an amazing story with me, a story of a young girl living adoringly with her old granddad, Pa Noti. He brought her up in a house right opposite Nanny Ruby’s home and, even though I remember the house, I didn’t go there because it was old and mostly surrounded by trees, long grass and more trees. It was derelict and abandoned and, as a young person waiting for the school bus at the ‘little corner,’ I would peer over the fence and saw there were tons of snowdrops growing everywhere. I wanted to sneak over the fence and pinch some of them but I never had the nerve. I was always intrigued seeing eighteenth century lace curtains blowing behind broken windows. My mind spun into top gear dreaming up all sorts of scenarios that could have been. I was fourteen years younger than Patsy but who would have thought that I would, one day, enjoy the recollections of a young person who had the very good fortune to grow up in the once grand home under the loving hand of a kind, thoughtful grandfather.

Meka Whaitiri

Well whānau! Election year has come around quite fast, we have done two years’ worth of work relevant to the development of Te Tairāwhiti. On Friday 28 February 2020 our Te Tairāwhiti supporters attended the Labour Candidate confirmation hui at which I spoke to some wins we have had here on Tairāwhiti. This government has continued to deliver on regional economic development through the Provincial Growth Fund with an investment of $150 million including: • $137 million to unlock Tairāwhiti’s economic potential through stronger, safer and more resilient transport connections

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Patsy was a young girl when she came to live with Nanny Pa. Under his strict guidance through life she learned patience, love, understanding and respect for her fellowman. She never spoke ill of anyone and, at times, could often be very naïve where people were concerned. She would rather give new people who entered her sphere of influence the benefit of the doubt. However if she at all found the doubt was wrongfully given, she was strongly unforgiving.

Pat and I worked together for many years as trustees of our Marae. In fact it was only just prior to Xmas 2019 that she asked me to table her resignation from the committee as a trustee and committee member. She worked in a voluntary capacity for Te Rūnanga o Tūranganui-ā-Kiwa travelling out of town for them dealing with environmental responsibilities, she was an active kaumātua with Tūranga Health and part of the Treaty group who travelled to Poneke whenever required to participate in the Te Aitanga-ā-Māhaki claims. Her last trip away was the end of winter 2019. Pat loved her whānau of Ngāti Kohuru and Ngāti Wahia and would go to any lengths to play whatever part she was required to be a part of in furthering the business of her hapū and tribe.

• $801,000 for forestry projects that provide jobs and training opportunities for young people • $13.3 million for tourism projects to attract more visitors to the region • over $1 million for projects in the food and beverage sector

A more recent announcement made by this government has been the $12 billion investment into growing and modernising New Zealand. Our roads will be fixed and schools will gain better and newer facilities.

Pat strongly supported the existence of Waihirere haka and always ensured her If Pat had a downside it was that many people support was very real. I will be forever saw her as a quiet loving person and got the grateful for her friendship - It was warm, shock of their lives when the tenacious Patsy loving, very real and loads of fun. arose out of nowhere. Finally she was the world’s very best wife, She could be stubborn like all of us, when mum, nan and great nan. There were many she experienced a change of heart she could times she brought all of her children and not be moved. Thankfully, her years with mokopuna to Parihimanihi to teach them her grandfather, gave her the wonderful about their whenua, their Marae and, most capability to, in her later years, exercise of all, their people. It has been an honour a large amount of maturity and balance and a privilege for me to watch her work which found her constantly super clear when unfold as they have run her tangi. God, dealing with Government requirements, thank you for Patsy. God bless you all. God committee confusions and hard personal bless us all. situations. Arohanui Tangiwai Ria

In 2019 the government announced a budget focusing on the Wellbeing of our people. Here, in Te Tairāwhiti, we received $20 million for a better mental health and addiction support facility which is something we can create and design ourselves making sure our people are provided with the best services. I think it’s a greater bonus having a Māori chair the Tairāwhiti District Health Board which is something of which I am extremely proud. Ngā mihi Kim Ngārimu for your mahi. The families of more than 416,000 students will be better off next year as their schools have signed up to the Government’s donations scheme. With 138 opting into the scheme and 30,759 pupils we should be expecting $4,613,850 allocated between our schools here in Tairāwhiti.

These are some of the wins I want to continue to ensure we have here in Te Tairāwhiti. If these are some of the wins you want to continue to see then I ask for your endorsement to represent you as your Ikaroa-Rāwhiti candidate for another term. Ngā mihi Pāpā Boycie Te Maro mō tō rā whānau, 90 is a milestone celebrating a life of accomplishments, hard mahi and a lifetime of experiences and kōrero. I know the whānau from Ruatōria made sure you enjoyed your time Papa Boycie. Also ngā mihi to our Pāpā Temepara Ngarangione Isaacs for his service to the New Zealand Police and the mana that he carries. Nā Meka Whaitiri MP Ikaroa Rāwhiti


Pipiwharauroa Nga Tama Toa

Ko tēnei kōrero e pā ana ki te pukapuka rongonui nei, ara Ngā Tama Toa: The Price of Citizenship. Kei te whakamāoritia ngā kōrero, ā, ko Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Porou kei te whakahaere i te kaupapa nei, i raro anō o te mana i tukua mai e ngā mōrehu o C Company o Ngā Taonga a Ngā Tama Toa Trust. Nā Wiremu and Jossie Kaa i whakamāori tēnei wāhanga.

(Continued from last month)

TE MAHI TIAKI I NGA HUARAHI Ki ORSOGNA Ka pau te rima ra e whakata ana, ka tonoa ano te 5 Brigade kia hoki ano ki nga pihi maunga o Pascuccio. I wikitoria nga pihi maunga o Pascuccio. I wikitoria te 23 Battalion, no te mea i riro mai i a ratau nga rohenga rori e haere atu ana ki Orsogna. No te 16 o Tihema ka tuku mai aua rohenga rori nei ki a B me C Company. Otiia, he wa ke ano tenei, kare i pera me te wa kare i tae atu nga tanks hei awhina i te artillery me nga hoia no te mea kua taea e nga bulldozers te hanga i nga rori kei nga pihi o nga maunga e tu tata mai ra, kia tae atu ai nga tanks hei awhina i nga hoia. E mohio whanuitia ana kei nga Tiamana e pupuri ana te pihi maunga e rima rau iari nei te tawhiti atu i te Battalion. Ko te mea ke kare i te marama, mehemea kei nga Tiamana ano te wahi e tu watea mai ana i waenganui o nga taha e rua o te huarahi, kare ranei. Na 2/ Lt Baker me tana patrol i whakamatau mehemea he Tiamana ano kei te wahi i whakaarohia nei kei reira ratau, engari, kare he Tiamana i kitea e Baker ma i taua waahi. Otiia, kare tonu i rata nga whakaaro o Fairbrother ki te whakautu, kare he Tiamana i reira. Katahi ka kii atu a Fairbrother ki a Wirepa kia tonoa noatia, he patrol tuarua ki te whakamatau ano i taua wahi ra. Ka tonoa e Wirepa ko 2/Lt Mahuika hei mahi i te mahi nei. Ka tohua e Mahuika ko Le Helmbright, ko Pipiteri (Bill) Hiroki me Hatu 'Boothill' Herewini hei boa mona. Ko ta rata whakatutu i a ratau, he rite ki te koi o te pere, ara, ko Mahuika kei mua o te koi e arahi ana, a tokorua kei nga taha e rua o te koi, a, ko tetahi kei muri e whai mai ana. I a au te tommy gun, me te magazine pupuri kariri. Ko te tino raruraru ke o wenei momo pu, ko te tino makerekere haere o nga magazines. Ko te Bren gun

kei a Len ... Ka whiti atu matau i te railway, ka haere tuku heke atu ki wetahi whare e tu tahanga mai ana. I tenei wa kua tino koi rawa atu wo matau mauri, i a matau e whakamatau ana i nga wahi katoa o te whenua. Kei nga Tiamana te painga no te mea kei ro rua whakaruru ratau, a, anei matau e haere marakerake atu nei hei tirohanga mai ma te hoariri. Ko tenei te rima rau iari tino tawhiti rawa atu kua haeretia e au mai i taku whanautanga tae mai ki naianei.

Ko te mea waimarie ke, kare nga Tiamana i whakaaro tera ratau ka kokiritia i te ata, na reira ka noho mai ki wo ratau rua whakata mai ai. Ka tae atu te tokowha nei ki tera taha o te riu whenua nei, katahi ka piki atu ki tetahi paripari. Katahi ka kitea atu e ratau he whenua raorao e toro atu ana i tua atu o te kitehanga kanohi, e roha mai ra i wo ratau aroaro. Anei ng whakaaro o Mahuika mo taua wa: E putu haere ana i nga waahi katoa nga kaupeka o nga rakau oriwa, na nga pu a nga artillery i puhipuhi kia takoto whatiwhati mai ki te whenua, kare i tino tawhiti mai, ko tetahi o nga rakau oriwa nei e tu mai ana i mua tonu i awau ... tekau iari noa pea taku tawhiti mai i taua rakau ra, ka kite atu awau e rewa haere mai ana te potae tini nei i waenganui o nga kaupeka me nga rau oriwa ra. Katahi ka puta ake te kanohi tangata; tino kino te ma o tena kanohi. He kanohi Tiamana. Mai i taua wa tae mai ki tenei wa, kare tonu 56 awau i te mohio ko wai o maua i tino ohorere - ko te Tiamana ra, ko wau ke ranei. No te mohiotanga o Mahuika kua taka te magazine o tana pu, katahi a ia ka mku heke; tetahi o wana pona, i a ia e tu mai ana i muri i tetahi rakau pakupaku nei. (Ka mea a Mahuika) Tata ana te tihaetia mai e wau taku peke i au e rarau atu ana he magazine hou mo taku pu. Kua tino ata tu mai a Helmbright me Herewini i a raua e whiriwhiri mat ana he a ra mai taku ana ki mahi te ... sitting i taua room wa o to tonu ka matau whakaata whare, e mai paenene ki taku ana t hinengarte waku ino ma matraua ma e nrao wha atu tenei kitenga aku i waku matua, me te mea nei i reira au i o raua taha e tauawhitia ana e te mahana o to matau kaenga. No re pupuhitanga mai o te Tiamana ra, katahi a Pipiteri, te tangata kei muri i a matau e whai haere mai ana, ka huri, ka oma ki re kawe ripoata atu, kei konei tonu nga Tiamana. Koianei hoki te wahanga mahi i whakaritea hei mahi ma Pipiteri.

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Ka tungou atu taku mahuna ki a [Herewini] kia hoki whakamuri atu. Pakake tana haere. Ka puhia mai e Helmbright te trench kei reira nei te hoariri, a, na konei ka ahei awau ki te oma ki te rori ... ka kite atu awau i te rangirua kei nga whatu o Helmbright. Kei te pohehe pea a ia kua whakarerea a ia e au.

Ko Mahuika me tana pu, nga kaitiaki i a Helmbright i a raua e hoki whakamuri haere ana. Na te pakuku mai o nga pu i pohehe ai a Wirepa kei te kokiritia te Patrol. Kacahi ka otatia atu e a ia te haihana o nga mortar kia puhipuhia atu te waahi kei reira nei te Patrol. Ana ka puhia atu te waahi kei reira nei te Patrol, i mua i te taenga mai o te Patrol ki te Company. Marara ana ce rere me te taka haere o nga mata i a Mahuika raua ko Helmbright e oma whakamuri haere ana. I to raua taenga ki to raua ope hoia, ka tae mai te rongo ki a raua kare ano a Herewini kia hoki mai. I taua po tonu ka whakaritea ma 14 Platoon, i raro i a 'J.B: Walker e tono he Patrol hei rapu i te tinana o Herewini. Kare i pau te 300-400 iari i te Patrol nei, katahi ka rangona atu nga Tiamana e kari rua mai ana mo ratau. Ka tino kaha te rongo atu i nga mahi e whakahaeretia ana i te po, a, ka rangona tawhititia hoki wenei momo nekeneke. He hoia hou te nuinga o nga hoia o te Patrol nei, a, he tauhou hoki ki tenei tumomo mahi. Te rongotanga atu i nga Tiamana e oreore mai ana, ka tino ohooho ratau. Ka karanga ake tetahi o ratau'E kuhu ia tangata i a ia ano!' Na te karanga nei, ka ngaro nga mahara o nga hoia nei, a, kare tena i te mohio he aha te aha. Na konei i whakakeotia ai e Sargeant John [J.B.'] Walker tana pu mihini, me te karanga atu ki wana hoia ko te tangata tuatahi ki te oma, ka puhia e au.' Na, ka tau nga mahara o nga hoia nei a, katahi ka timata te kaute a 'J.B.' Walker i wana hoia i mua i tana whakahokinga i a ratau ki to ratau roopu hoa. Korekore rawa i kitea te tinana o Herewini.


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FEBRUARY 2020

Tūranga Health kaiāwhina Henry Lamont is happiest out in the community helping ensure whānau have support and access to resources they need.

BREAKING DOWN THE BARRIERS W

hen Henry Lamont started as the Tūranga Health kaiāwhina helping whānau find jobs it was tough work. He was looking for jobs for whānau managing mental health problems, as well as Vanessa Lowndes Centre whānau. The challenge was getting employers to take a punt on someone who might have been out of the workforce. Henry discovered there were very few jobs available… so he created some of them himself! “We looked at what resources we had and how we could use them and thought ‘why don't we help whānau set up their own car valeting business right here at Tūranga Health?’” “They use the site to carry out their mahi and we are right here to offer support and pastoral care if they need it.” “We have some wonderful champions that have come on board,” he says. “Businesses like East Coast Farm Vets, Sport Gisborne Tairāwhiti, Property Brokers . . . they bring their vehicles along for a spruce up.” That, according to Henry, is a win-win. “The businesses get a service they require, and whānau get what they want and need, which is to have the empowerment and dignity of employment. It’s amazing to see how people who may have struggled now have this strength in the face of adversity

and that makes for some pretty great workers.” Henry Lamont (Ngāti Porou/Te Whānau-a-Ruataupare) is used to a busy work life balance. He and wife Janelle have five children – including triplets – making for some demanding whānau and sporting commitments. He's also used to being an advocate: in his former role as development officer for Poverty Bay Rugby Union he had a special passion for supporting youth in the sport. Those are strengths he takes into his position at Tūranga Health. As a community kaiāwhina and whānau ora co-ordinator, Henry is charged with working with whānau to ensure they have the support and access to resources they need. “An example might be we'd visit a new mother and identify if she needs

any support with, for example, getting a new car seat, or having help to get to the doctor's,” he says. “But you often find in those situations that there is a man in the household who might need some support, too. They might need a plan, some help in achieving their goals, and it helps to have another bloke to talk to about things like that.” Having worked with all sorts of people throughout his life, Henry hopes that makes him approachable and easy to talk to. “It's a bit of a cliché but most people don't want a hand-out, they just want a hand-up and that's where we can help,” he says. “Our approach is to treat people the way we would ourselves like to be treated. It's all about respect.” He loves how at Tūranga Health, whānau

can pop in and self-refer. “That's the amazing thing about Tūranga Health . . . if someone wants to talk about anything that might help improve their lives or lifestyle, the door is always open,” he says. “Getting access to services can be a real barrier for whānau, and we are here to help break down those barriers.”

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