Application for Hokonui Alternate Representative

Hokonui Rūnanga invites applicants for the position of Hokonui Alternate Representative to
Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.

Applications must be in writing and meet the application criteria of Hokonui Rūnanga Electoral Process.

Attention: Netta Mackintosh, Chairman – Appointment’s Komiti, PO Box 114 – Gore 9740 Email: [email protected]

Applications must be received by Friday 31 March 2017 5pm. Please contact the rūnanga office for a copy of the application criteria.

Kaumātua health days

Health days have started for the new year. These run every third Wednesday and include health promotions and a range of different activities designed for kaumātua.

They will be held on 15 February, 8 March, 29 March, 19 April. For any further information please contact the office.

Housie at the last Kaumātua health day.

Housie at the last Kaumātua health day.

Kaimahi hui

At the end of last year Hokonui Rūnanga held a function for staff and whānau. Here are a few images from the day.

From left: Terry Stott - John Rogerson - Percy Robinson.

From left: Terry Stott – John Rogerson – Percy Robinson.

From left: Corban Williams, Tau-tau Murchie - Pasty Murchie.

From left: Corban Williams, Tau-tau Murchie – Pasty Murchie.

Hokonui Runanga Staff.

Hokonui Runanga Staff.

Te Kākano – Nurse-led clinics

Nurse-led clinics can provide a range of services including tamariki and rangatahi ora checks, cervical smears, sexual health checks and contraception advice, pregnancy testing, weight monitoring, blood sugar and blood pressure checks, heart, diabetes and breathing checks to identify your risk of illness, access to a podiatrist or dietician – helping you know who and what is available to meet your health needs. These clinics are free of charge, strictly confidential and you can just turn up on the day – no appointment necessary.

There is a clinic held in Gore and Mataura on a monthly basis:

Gore clinics
Mon 13 Feb 10am-4pm
Mon 6 Mar 12pm-6pm
Mon 3 Apr 10am-4pm
Mon 1 May 12pm-6pm
Mon 12 Jun 10am-4pm
Mon 3 Jul 12pm-6pm

Mataura clinics
Mon 20 Feb 10am-4pm
Mon 13 Mar 12pm-6pm
Mon 10 Apr 10am-4pm
Mon 8 May 12pm-6pm
Mon 19 Jun 10am-4pm
Mon 10 Jul 12pm-6pm

E tū women in leadership

Some of the lovely woman from E tū are holding their first Women in Leadership hui for the year at
Hokonui Rūnanga.

Women in leadership rōpū 2017.

Women in leadership rōpū 2017.

School workshop support

These fantastic one-hour workshops for whānau will be delivered during the first term of school. Look out for dates in school newsletters.

They are designed to support learners and whānau to feel confident with their academic choices and will focus on planning and discussion of NCEA requirements and expectations of learners undertaking L1, L2, L3 qualifications. They are designed to empower whānau and schools with communication of aspirations and goals.
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Contact Colleen for information and support regarding your tamariki/rangatahi education needs. We can explore the options together:

  • Advocacy
  • Whānau education action plans
  • Learner support funding for extra tuition (pending eligibility)
  • Learn how you can be involved and make a difference in improving outcomes for your children at home and school
  • Support information for schools, BOT’s, Community and Government Organisations
  • NCEA information and support.

Colleen Te Au, Kaitoko Mātauranga, Community Development and Education Hokonui Rūnanga phone 03 208 7954 or 0278679129.

Colleen Te Au, Kaitoko Mātauranga.

Colleen Te Au, Kaitoko Mātauranga.