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Hinonga Inanga

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 te rohe o Te Awakairangi, ki te awa o Waiwhetū.

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Toimata CE Heidi Mardon awarded membership to the New Zealand Order of Merit

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. 

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A window into our sustainable organisation

July 2019

Toimata believes in taking action to manifest our kaupapa as a sustainable organisation. We have created a work environment that is safe and supportive to the physical, emotional, and mental health of our staff, and embodies our kaupapa.

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The new Enviroschools website is LIVE!

July 2019

Over the past 18 months, Toimata have been rebuilding the Enviroschools website with the help of digital strategists, The Family Farm, and we are excited to announce the website is now live!

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Collaboration and cross-sector partnerships help to develop Enviroschools Teacher Aide project

June 2019

The Enviroschools Teacher Aide project provides a unique opportunity for meaningful employment, on-going professional development, and up-skilling of individuals who have previously been on a solo parent benefit and unable to work. 

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Tuākana connect to taonga as they engage in biodiversity research

May 2019

Te Aho Tū Roa tuākana (youth mentors) of Ngātiwai descent have utilised an invitation to visit Māuitaha to observe the relationship kiore have with wildlife and explore possibilities for a bird sanctuary, while engaging in wānanga about the kiore, pūrākau of the island, rongoā, and the tūpuna who stayed there. 

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Tamariki immerse in Te Reo Māori and Te Kura Moana

April 2019

When Mountains to Sea approached Toimata to support the development of their project in Te Reo Māori, we were happy to tautoko their kaupapa through the help of our key Wellington Te Aho Tū Roa Poutautoko.

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Developing young leaders through Hui Whakapakari Tuākana

January 2019

Te Kāhui Tuākana o Te Aho Tū Roa is a network of amazing young Māori throughout Aotearoa, doing extraordinary things in their own spheres. Te Aho Tū Roa draws on these young leaders who volunteer their time to tautoko and help facilitate various Te Aho Tū Roa events around the country.

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Kaupapa collaborate together to deliver foundation for tamariki learning

December 2018

Te Aho Tū Roa and Enviroschools collaborate in Mātauranga Māori, hāpori, and a wonderful wilderness journey.

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Holding the vision of Te Aho Tū Roa and Enviroschools