Month: July 2019

Manu Karangaranga amplifies the sounds of nature

A unique retreat sanctuary Manu Karangaranga (sound shell) is on display in Manukau’s Hayman Park to celebrate Matariki.  Manu Karangaranga was a unique feature of Te Mata o Rehua Market held at the end of June. The result of a ‘Maramataka in Manukau’ co-design initiative between The Roots, Healthy Families South Auckland, Panuku South Placemaking …

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Community Food Hub serves delicious nourishing kai

Photo / Facebook – @papatoetoefoodhub Recent media reports have highlighted the growing concerns in South Auckland about the high number of people struggling with obesity and the lack of access to healthy food options. But an exciting new initiative, supported by Healthy Families South Auckland, is aiming to tackle this very problem. The Papatoetoe Food …

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Matariki Te Mata o Rehua Market celebration in Manukau

Hundreds enjoyed Te Mata o Rehua Market held at Manukau Civic Square over the weekend. The Matariki celebration was delivered by Healthy Families South Auckland and Panuku Placemaking South. The kaupapa of the market was to provide a health focused Matariki celebration and follows on from the success of last year’s event.  Vendors shared indigenous …

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