Māku ano e whakatu i tōku whare.
ōna poupou he Mahoe, he Patatē, ko tōna tāhuhu he Hīnau
I myself will build my house.
it's support pillars shall be a Mahoe and Patatē, and it's ridge pole shall be of Hīnau.
Taawhiao Matutaaera Pootatau Te Wherowhero
Tēnei te reo ō Te Whāriki Tautoko ō Kirikiriroa e mihi ake nei kia koutou katoa.
Ngā mana, ngā reo, rau rangatira mā, tēnā koutou.
Te kai-pupuri ake i te kakau ō te kingitanga Kingi Tuheitia me te whare Kahui Ariki whānui tōnu, tēnā koe, oti ra, tēnā koutou katoa.
He mihi teneki nā mātou ki ngā iwi whānui o te motu, ara kei te kawe mātou i te kaupapa me ngā tīkanga ā te Whāriki Tautoko ō Kirikiriroa.
He taonga, he kaupapa hoki tēnei i whakarerea mai i wā tātou tipuna he kawe mā tātou i roto i wā tātou mahi.
Ko tērā ko te ata karawarawa i te whanonga me te waiaro ō te tangata i roto i wana mahi i waenganui i ngā whānau, te hapori me te iwi whānui tōnu.
Kāti ra e te iwi, kia hoki atu ki ngā kōrero ō Taawhiao, ara, māku āno e whakatu i tōku whare, ko tērā te tino kaupapa ō te Whāriki Tautoko.
Nā te kaumatua ō te roopu Te Whāriki Tautoko ō Kirikiriroa
Ko Tainui te waka
Te Whāriki Tautoko started in the Waikato in 1993 over the years it fluctuated with members coming and going. To date six branches throughout Aotearoa have been established including Te Whāriki Tautoko ō Kirikiriroa. In 2011, Te Whāriki Tautoko ō Kirikiriroa sprung back into life through the determination of its members. Although the growth of memberships has been slow, the current members are keen to increase memberships and to set down a strong foundation here in Kirikiriroa.
Te Whariki Tautoko-Te Kopu Mania o Kirikiriroa provides a Māori cultural safe environment for members and potential members. A space where members can speak openly and freely about concerns and struggles in our mahi as Māori counsellors and Māori social services practitioners, we also offer a safe space to discuss any challenges we face as Māori in our everyday lives.
|Te Whariki Tautoko-Te Kopu Mania o Kirikiriroa aim to provide:
- a supportive and caring environment for members and potential members.
- to discuss social, political, health and economic issues that impact Māori and to explore and identify best approaches in which to respond.
Our underlying intent is to enable and ensure safe, honest, trustworthy and effective practitioners who work in the services of uplifting the well-being of all people.
- To provide
- Whānau Tautoko Supervision
- Powhiri Poutama - kaupapa Māori counselling framework
- Tikanga and kawa
- To increase membership numbers
- To have a contingent from Te Whāriki Tautoko ō Kirikiriroa rohe at every Hui-a-tau AGM.
Links to Support Services
Te Runanga ō Kirikiriroa
59 Higgins Road,
Phone 07 846 1042
HAIP – Hamilton Abuse Intervention Project
135 London St
Raukura Hauora o Tainui
Main Hamilton Office
8 Belfast Place, Frankton
Garden Place, Main Street
Te Whariki Tautoko-Te Kopu Mania o Kirikiriroa Committee Members
|Kaumatua – Beau Haereroa
|Kaumatua – Marata Haereroa
|Chairperson – Rawiri Waretini-Karena
|Treasurer – Venus Emery
|Secretary – Maria Ranga
Contact for Te Whāriki Tautoko ō Kirikiriroa