Kia ora koutou whānau,

Waihōpai has been really busy with uplifting a whale and spending lots and lots of hours cleaning and still doing mahi on our taoka. Our main man Rodney Trainor has been very busy cleaning and keeping the mahi going with the help of our esteemed whale expert Ramire. Good job.

Child Youth and Family Services, Barnardos and other community services are all interested in getting things right from a tikanga perspective and that’s great. The marae has had Hedgehope School here for a three-day stay, and numerous other hui, so we are a slowly moving along, however whānau still lots to do. [Read more…]