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Matauranga Whanui

Youth Services

Our Duty

To support families in their pursuit of Tino-Rangatiratanga.

Our Services

Kia Tupu Ake Ai Whanau – supporting whanau effected by suicide
Kia Piki te Ora  and the RAID Movement – building resilience in young people, whanau and communities
Manawa Ora – Healthy Hearts & Healthy Homes
Takahia Kia Ngawari – Non Violence Programme (Wahine only)
Rangatahi Physical Activity and Nutrition includes Atuatanga, Mau Rakau and Self Offense activities in schools and community
Stop Smoking Services – addressing tobacco addiction with young people, wahine hapu and whanau to become smokefree
Community Action Youth and Drugs (CAYAD) is a national project to reduce harm to young people and families/whanau from illicit drugs and alcohol.
Sexual & Reproductive Health programmes for young people
Injury Prevention – kaumatua and kuia programme; bike, water and road safety
Whiria Te Muka – education activities in the home with families and their pepi & tamariki 0-5 years to encourage participation in early childhood education.
Youth Services – inspiring young people into education, training or work based learning.

Our Approach

We are an innovative team working with families in need and the community at large. As Kaimahi Navigators, we are committed to providing families’ access and engagement to services that are culturally appropriate and clinically robust. We “think outside the square” and work in creative ways to meet the need of families and community alike.


TedEx Presentation

The Raid Movement

Smokefree Aotearoa 2025: Part 1

Smokefree Aotearoa 2025: Part 2

Smokefree Aotearoa 2025: Part 3

Smokefree Aotearoa 2025: Part 4

Smokefree Aotearoa 2025: Part 5

Smokefree Aotearoa 2025: Part 6





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