Manurewa locals share their views on alcohol harm

Healthy Families South Auckland (The Cause Collective) have recently held talanoa sessions with Manurewa whānau to hear about their lived experiences with alcohol harm. Parents at Roscommon School and Mangopare (youth programme) in Clendon Park were invited to a talanoa (discussion) session with the HFSA team to talk about the negative effects of alcohol on […]

Si’ata Tavite: Shifting systems in academia and community


Proud Tongan and mother of four, Si’ata Tavite joined Healthy Families (The Cause Collective) in November 2021 as People and Practice Lead and since then has been leading the approach to how we practice systems change and social innovation. A former academic, she is an intelligent, authentic and empathetic leader, and she shares with us […]

Collaborative learning with Tamarack Institute and Healthy Families

Tamarack Institute and Healthy Families

Healthy Families South Auckland (The Cause Collective) and Healthy Families Waitakere had a unique opportunity recently to host a leading changemaker in the field of community change – thanks to Inspiring Communities. Sylvia Cheuy (burgundy top, left), Consulting Director of Collective Impact at Tamarack Institute in Canada, facilitated a workshop about social innovation, collective impact, and […]