Month: November 2020

Motivating Pacific people to be more active in the communities where they live, work and play is a top priority for Healthy Families South Auckland.  Lead Systems Innovator, Fila Fuamatu, was a panel speaker at Recreation Aotearoa Conference 2020, a two-day online conference which explored the impact of Covid-19 on the recreation sector across Aotearoa.  …

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Activating health and fitness in Pacific communities is a challenge for many organisations – but not for six community groups who’re tackling the problem as a collective. The MAP Collective is made up of Ōtara Health Charitable Trust, Pop Up Play, Outback Lifestyle, D65 Fitness, Good Seed Trust and The Cause Collective and are combining …

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South Auckland’s Wez and Fetu are carving a new future for themselves, training to become butchers at Manukau’s Skills4Work training centre. The two students are learning how to make plain and gourmet sausages as part of their Skills4Butchery programme first course, Butchery Essentials, click here to watch the video. The excess produce from their classes …

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The inaugural Te Ahi Kōmau- Food, Fire, Festival set South Auckland alight over two-nights with soulful waiata and smokey and juicy indigenous kai bringing traditional Māori and Polynesian culture to the forefront at Papatūānuku Kōkiri Marae. The free whānau-friendly festival was attended by over 1000 people which was designed as an opportunity to celebrate South …

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