Kia ora e te whānau, It has been a few months since we last posted. Unfortunately many of our rōpū have been unwell with COVID and/or busy supporting their communities. Now, we are back on board and sharing a short story full of our gratitude to Jodi who gifted his journey of recovery and stopping … Continue reading We are back with an amazing story of resilience and recovery!
Kia ora e te whānau We hope you had a restful holiday season if you were able. We are really stoked to see so many new members to the group! Nau mai, a huge welcome from the team to you all. Our project aims to develop a solution-focused framework to improve outcomes for whānau who … Continue reading Ngā mihi o te tau hou Pākehā/Happy New Year
Kia ora e te whanau! The He Ture Tika team Dave, Katey, Jess and Stella wanted to check in and give you an update on our collective mahi. Firstly, a huge shout out to our new followers, our wider rōpū and those who continue to support us. It has been a while since we have … Continue reading Checking in
Great to catch up with Fa’afete Taito (Feetz) the other day to gift back his amazing story of recovery resilience and hope. Huge thanks to him for taking part in our research! Fete is currently a Senior Engagement Advisor on the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care. The Inquiry is focused on historical … Continue reading Gifting Fete back his amazing story of recovery, resilience, and hope
Today, Dave Burnside shares some of his experiences of gifting back pūrākau to our whānau participants. It’s been a wonderful experience for me/us as a researcher to be able to meet with our amazing participants and gift back their pūrakau story of transformation. From meeting with Mike C and his son on the beach in … Continue reading Stories of hope and inspiration
As we come to that time when we are having a break for the year, we thought we would share a little bit about how we work collaboratively with our co-design rōpū. In this blog, Stella Black gives a little insight from our last hui. Some of our co-design rōpū: Dave Burnside, Katey Thom, Martin … Continue reading Whiria te tangata / Weave Together the People
Nunu was one of our very first whānau interview participants. From the outset the words she spoke were powerful and insightful. She’s always so willing to help others, to share her kōrero for the greater good. Our project uses lived experience and qualitative research to inform new justice policy and our whānau participants are at … Continue reading A powerful first insight
Our team have been busy getting whānau stories out to those who have participated in our rangahau. We have found this process to be the an exciting and powerful part of our project. It really signals the importance of reciprocity in rangahau, which is so often missed or forgotten. In this blog, we give a … Continue reading Looking back but moving forward
One of the most amazing experiences for the He Ture Kia Tika rōpū has been co-creating pūrākau (stories) with whānau who have participated in our rangahau. Participants have shared their diverse journeys to whānau ora (wellbeing and connectedness) and ceasing criminal offending. Recently, we added to our positive experiences by taking the next step in … Continue reading Receiving the taonga of your life story
Kia ora e te whānau,The He Ture Kia Tika rōpū wanted to check in and say we have been working throughout lockdown(s) on our storytelling project, writing and planning next steps of this rangahau. We have already had so many inspiring stories of self-defined success from our whānau, all of whom have lived experience with … Continue reading Can you help? He Ture Kia Tika whānau participants needed.