We kick-started our 2018 workshop series in Te Hiku o Te Ika working alongside Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa. safekids news | April 2018 ISSUE No 79 11 Te Oranga is the social and health service arm of Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa with the aim of providing services which support the wellbeing of whānau in the Far North. It was a fantastic way to start the year and to engage with representatives from, Healthy Lifestyles, Youth Justice, Hippy Programme, Healthy Families Far North and local school Social Workers. 5 reasons to attend a Safekids’ Make Your Home a Safety Zone Workshop 1 Educational opportunities – where everyone can learn. 2 Networking with peers – discovering innovation through collaboration. 3 Positioning - develop a reputation as an expert. 4 Have fun - Never underestimate the power of a little fun mixed with some interesting people! 5 No cost – registration is free. Making our way down the motu our next workshop was at Papakura Marae. As one of three providers in the Kotahitanga Whānau Ora Collective, Papakura Marae brings a range of health and social services to the people of South Auckland. Organisers Te-Ata Huia and Caroline Baker loved all the interesting facts and information and said “we all enjoyed the time that you spent with us sharing all the resources”. We have already heard reports of Family Start Whānau Ora Workers implementing some of the tools and resources they picked up within homes. It’s always such a privilege to get people together to mahi tahi and share key health and education initiatives. MAKE YOUR HOME A SAFETY ZONE WORKSHOPS EDUCATING THE EDUCATORS > See the next page for workshop times in your region.