East Coast – July 2022

East Coast – July 2022

Kia ora koutou  For those that I didn’t manage to contact and share with, my final day as Regional Coordinator for the East Coast was a couple of weeks ago.  I am returning to a full-time role in Education due to some changes in my family’s needs. Thank you to all...

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Central North News – July 2022

Tena koutou, Wow, winter is well and truly here! With these cold days and nights, I hope you are keeping warm and indulging in some yummy winter meals!  I have to say winter soups and stews are what I love best about these colder months.Christine FrostCentral North...

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Auckland News – July 2022

Auckland News – July 2022

Kia ora e te whānau, How are you keeping? Winter is definitely here, I have to admit it has taken me a bit of time to get back into the rhythm of cooler, shorter days. Making a hot cup of tea and reading a book, with a blanket, on the couch every so often has made it...

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Upper North News – July 2022

Upper North News – July 2022

Tēnā koutou katoa-I hurihia e ahau toku ingoa! Ko RuruHana ahau. /  Greetings Everyone, I’ve changed my name! I’m RuruHana.  It marks a significant personal milestone (turning 60!) and to mark Matariki being acknowledged by the wider community, although celebrated in...

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North West News – July 2022

North West News – July 2022

Kia ora tatou, Ko Gavin toku ingoa. Hi, I'm Gavin, the new Regional Coordinator for North-West.  I have a background in nursing.  I’ve had a lot of roles providing support and education to patients, their whānau, and fellow health professionals. I have had a lot of...

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Upper South News – July 2022

Upper South News – July 2022

Kia ora koutou/ Hi everyone What a busy winter we are having. I hope that everyone enjoyed our first Matariki holiday weekend in Aotearoa. There were a lot of lovely celebrations and events and I hope you were able to attend one or two. I really enjoyed our movie...

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Canterbury News – July 2022

Canterbury News – July 2022

Kia ora koutou,  Already we are over halfway through the year, with the shortest day now well behind us. I hope you all had an opportunity to enjoy and celebrate in our first publicly recognised Matariki. On the Thursday night (23rd June) we had our Starry Night Skies...

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Lower North News – July 2022

Lower North News – July 2022

Kia ora everyone Brrr…. We marked the winter solstice (shortest day) a couple of weeks ago, so eight more weeks of winter left. I hope you manage to enjoy the benefits of winter, taking advantage of chilling out with a cuddly blanket and enjoying some screen time...

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Lower South News – July 2022

Lower South News – July 2022

Kia ora, My name is Kerri Oliver the new RC for the Lower South Region. As a qualified Social Worker, I previously worked in the Family Harm and Prison release areas. I worked for Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin (Woman’s Refuge) and Gore Woman’s Refuge, successfully...

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Upper North News – June 2022

Upper North News – June 2022

Wow, Sixth month of 2022 already....where does the time go?? We have some great support, training and events for you this month...it’s a busy one for me. Events The event planned for Friday the 10th from 10.30am to 2pm in Rawene is to provide a ‘Care and Creativity’...

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Auckland News – June 2022

Auckland News – June 2022

Kia ora e te whānau, Welcome to June! I’m not sure about you but I am a little shocked that we are nearly halfway through 2022! I hope you and your tamariki are keeping warm and dry as we settle into the cooler winter months. At this time of year, some of us will be...

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East Coast – June 2022

East Coast – June 2022

Kia ora koutou This year is speeding along and we are almost in June, halfway through the year.  It seems to have gone so fast. We are well into winter now in Hawke's Bay and when I decided to walk into the village to get coffee today at 7:30am in the morning, my...

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North West News – June 2022

North West News – June 2022

Kia ora everyone How did we arrive six months already into this year!  WOW! Time just doesn’t seem to be flying by but racing by! Has anyone been taking up the opportunity to meet other Caregivers online with our virtual groups that meet monthly on a Tuesday – day and...

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Lower North News – June 2022

Lower North News – June 2022

Kia ora everyone How did we arrive six months already into this year!  WOW! Time just doesn’t seem to be flying by but racing by! Has anyone been taking up the opportunity to meet other Caregivers online with our virtual groups that meet monthly on a Tuesday – day and...

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Upper South News – June 2022

Upper South News – June 2022

Kia ora koutou, Well, hasn’t the last few weeks been an introduction to Winter! Snow capped hills and a bite to the wind has prompted me to shake out the winter sheets and clean the heatpump to take the chill off. I have really enjoyed being kanohi ki te kanohi (face...

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Canterbury News – June 2022

Canterbury News – June 2022

  Kia Ora Koutou,  The fire is going at home most nights now and last week we had our first decent frost which will stop the grass growing. What a growing season it has been for the garden! May started for me, travelling to Wellington and spending some very enjoyable...

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Lower South News – June 2022

Lower South News – June 2022

Kia ora everyone How did we arrive six months already into this year!  WOW! Time just doesn’t seem to be flying by but racing by!  Has anyone been taking up the opportunity to meet other Caregivers online with our virtual groups that meet monthly on a Tuesday – day...

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Lower South News – May 2022

Lower South News – May 2022

Kia ora everyone This month we celebrate Mother’s Day (Whakamihia te rā o te Māmā), thanking those women (wahine) who have held mothering roles in our lives.  The positive influencer, caring organiser,  empathetic listener are just some of the attributes we identify...

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