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Kia Tau

21 August 2020

Toimata Foundation holds the vision of Te Aho Tū Roa and Enviroschools. This short film, created by the Te Aho Tū Roa team, encourages us to pause, listen and connect with the natural world.   We are in a time of a major transition, and...
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The role of Toimata in a regenerative recovery

21 June 2020

As we look beyond the restrictions of COVID to a regenerative recovery, Toimata Foundation is engaging with our national and regional partners.   For Enviroschools this means liaising with councils who play a crucial role in supporting the Enviroschools network across the country.  Over 80%...
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Te Noho Taratahi – The transformative experience of ‘lockdown’ and our network response

21 May 2020

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:...
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Hononga – Connection

21 April 2020

The National Enviroschools Hui 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.    We reshaped this...
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Mauri Ora Mai Tawhito Wānanga

21 March 2020

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...
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Te Ata Festival

21 February 2020

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. The rangatahi programme Te Ahu Taiohi was a unique approach developed between Te Aho Tū Roa and...
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Noho Taiao

21 January 2020

Noho Taiao are experiential 3-day hui where rangatahi Māori who share a whakapapa connection get to stay together, explore their local environment, engage in experiential science activities and be immersed in the kōrero and mātauranga handed down from their tūpuna. This year’s Noho Taiao o...
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Hinonga Inanga

21 August 2019

Whakatina te kaupapa Hinonga Inanga ki ngā reanga 9 + 10 o Te Ara Whānui Kura Kaupapa Māori i te tīmatanga tau. Ko Te Kawa Robb, ko Liz Gibson ngā kanohi mō Whitebait Connection, ā ka mahitahi ki te hora i te hōtaka nei ki...
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Toimata CE Heidi Mardon awarded membership to the New Zealand Order of Merit

21 July 2019

Heidi Mardon’s contribution to the development of environmental education in New Zealand has been acknowledged in a ceremony, where she was awarded membership to the prestigious New Zealand Order of Merit at Government House in Auckland. Membership to The Order is awarded to those who...
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Holding the vision of Te Aho Tū Roa and Enviroschools