Rangi McGlinchey (69) is grateful for the aroha of her whānau and her Te Ao Māori (Māori world) beliefs, which have given her the strength to live with chronic pain for the past 35 years.
22 Nov, 2023 |
Making sexual and reproductive services youth-friendly, through inviting spaces and taking time to whanaungatanga (connect) is key to improving outcomes in youth sexual health, a recent study shows.
11 Sep, 2023 |
A survey has been created to gather thoughts from rangatahi / young people about improvements they would like to see made to sexual and reproductive health services in Waitaha / Canterbury.
22 May, 2023 |
A project which brings consumers and health providers together to co-design a new model of care for people with chronic pain held a wānanga – a forum to observe, listen and learn – last month.
16 Mar, 2023 |
With the official arrival of summer, many of us are gearing up for a well-deserved break with whānau and friends.
19 Dec, 2022 |
For our tamariki (children), experiencing emotion, processing how it makes them feel and figuring out how to manage those feelings is a big learning curve. That’s why Mana Ake – Stronger for Tomorrow has been providing support not just for children, but for the whānau (family) who support them, and it’s proved a big hit.
16 Dec, 2022 |
Lyttleton-based couple Andrea Solzer and Matthias Blattner want what all parents want – for their children to be safe, happy and healthy. When their youngest daughter became increasingly frustrated and reluctant to participate at school, teachers suggested one-to-one support through Mana Ake – Stronger for tomorrow, an initiative that supports schools, families and whānau when children are experiencing issues that impact their wellbeing.
15 Sep, 2022 |
People with experience of chronic pain are being called on to help redesign health services to ensure there’s a range of support across community and specialist services.
12 Aug, 2022 |