Receiving the taonga of your life story

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

Can you help? He Ture Kia Tika whānau participants needed.

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.

Checking in…

Kia ora e te whānau, We wanted to check in and say we have been working throughout lockdown on our storytelling project, writing and planning our mahi moving forward. We have already had so many inspiring stories of self defined success from our whānau, all of whom have lived experience with the justice system, as … Continue reading Checking in…

Lessons from Scotland: Set lived experience centre, not on the margins

In this blog, we hear from Dave Burnside, Jeremy Tumoana and Katey Thom following their travels to Edinburgh, Scotland to hear from people around the world about their approaches to 'Law Enforcement and Public Health'. This was the fifth time the conference has brought people together who are attempting to bring a public health approach … Continue reading Lessons from Scotland: Set lived experience centre, not on the margins

Rangahau rōpū: Meet Rob Tua

Nō Ngāpuhi tōku papaKō Karangahape te whareKō Te Touwai te awaKō Ohautieke te maungaKō Kaitangata, Ngāti Kawau, whānau pani, ngā hapu Nō Te Atiawa toku whaeaKō Te ika roa a Māui te whareKō Waitara te awa Kō Taranaki te maungaKō Manukorihi te hapuHaving come from a background of incarceration and state ward care, over time … Continue reading Rangahau rōpū: Meet Rob Tua