Te Rarawa has a desire and vision to build a collection of stories or ‘Kete Pūrākau’, working in collaboration with hapū to share their own stories, as told by them from a mana whenua perspective.Read More
A pilot project undertaken in a Hamilton school has supported teachers to guide students through an exploration of what a healthy home for all living creatures is, and explore how we can create healthy homes for humans in ways that nourish natural habitats.Read More
As we look beyond the restrictions of COVID to a regenerative recovery, Toimata Foundation is engaging with our national and regional partners.Read More
The disruption of COVID-19 meant the suspension of much of the busy activity that normally engages the attention of Toimata Foundation, Te Kāhui o Te Aho Tū Roa, and the National Enviroschools team. In response, team members re-grounded themselves in the kaupapa and its essence: connecting people to people, people to place.Read More
Enviroschools National Zoom hui reflection
The National hui for Enviroschools facilitators held April 22nd was delving into new territory for our national gathering – bringing together 120 people from our network- national team, regional coordinators and facilitators from around the motu in a low carbon way via zoom.
The ‘Mauri ora mai Tawhito’ concept began through the realisation that Kaumātua and Kuia knowledge is an absolute taonga. Many of the solutions required for our current social and economic climate can be found within the experiences and inter-generational mātauranga Māori of our elders transferred or passed down over time.Read More
Te Aho Tū Roa collaborated in a new initiative to engage rangatahi Māori in Te Ata Festival, held in Porirua in February 2020 to showcase Māori performing arts.Read More