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whānau owned, whānau driven, whānau measured 

WHAKARURUHAU 

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ABOUT US

Our mission statement is to support the intellectual, emotional, and social development of our whānau based on the values of

 

Manaakitanga

Whanaungatanga

Wairuatanga

 

All of our initiatives are underpinned by

 

 Te Reo Māori

Kaupapa and Tikanga Māori

Skills and knowledge of Te Ao Māori

 

that improves the current status of our whānau.

KAUPAPA / PROGRAMMES

ALL PROGRAMMES LISTED BELOW ARE NO LONGER RUNNING. WE ARE CURRENTLY UPDATING OUR WEBSITE.
 

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BOXING CLASSES

Whakaruruhau will be hosting Beginners and Intermediate levels of Boxing and Fitness. This programme is being facilitated by Vijay Aryal who has over 9 years experience.

 

Beginners and intermediates will learn the following:

-The foundations behind punching

-Drills to improve their strength and conditioning

-Develop confidence in their footwork (i.e. shifting weight and pivoting)

-Defensive techniques

Open to ages 12 and up.

 

Where: Propel Fitness: 172 Princess Street

When: Every Sunday between 4 - 6PM 

If you are interested in improving your fitness and learning how to box, this is the perfect programme for you.

To register for boxing please click the link below and fill in the registration form. 

https://forms.gle/uEqgbzv6yySyyFZ36

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 KANIHANI

Kanihani is a whānau oriented space where ALL ages, gender, and fitness levels can come to get active.

Facilitated by Metuaariki Paniora this is a whanau fitness programme incorporating Cook Island dancing. 


When: Every Friday between 5-6pm

Where: Bathgate Park School, 213 Macandrew Road, South Dunedin 

 

If this is a programme you and your family are interested in please click the link below to register. 

https://forms.gle/8HMsx2eM4HzAs5sB6




 

 

 

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MARCHING


Here, you will learn all about the "Art of Marching" facilitated by  Julz Whaanga who has 10 years of experience behind her. She is very excited to share her journey and pass on the foundations of marching with any whanau who are interested.

Where:  Bathgate Park School, 213 Macandrew Road, South Dunedin 
When: Every Monday 5:30 - 6:30pm

 

Open to ages 5+ 
 

If this is something you are interested in then click the registration link below and fill it out 

https://forms.gle/desy5Bcz61bxfouW6

 

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NA RAU O TE NAHERE

Take a hikoi in the nahere with kaumatua Hata Temo to learn about ronoa and the best places to find it! 

If you are interested in having us run a workshop for you, reach out and we can set up a time. 

HAUORA SERVICES

Voucher System 

For our Nanny's and Koro ( 55+).

In Dunedin  we offer half priced services for Podiatry and Haircuts. To receive a Voucher please click the link below to email us. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Fry Bread Friday 

Every Friday for  our Dunedin Nanny and Koro We Prepare and deliver home cooked lunches.

Whānau Ora

At Whakaruruhau we offer a range of whānau ora and advocacy support. If you, or any whānau that you know, needs  awhi, please come and see us or click on the link below to send us an email. We would love to hear from you. 

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" Iti rearea kahikatea ka taea."
 
 
"Although a tiny bird in stature, the iti rearea, can reach the pinnacle of the giant Kahikatea tree. Similarly, our tamariki and rangatahi can aim high and achieve their dreams and aspirations"

MEET THE WHAKARURUHAU WHĀNAU

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HATA TEMO

Kaumatua
Cultural Advisor 

Ko Maataatua te Waka

Ko Maunapohatu te Mauna

Ko Hinemataroa te Awa

Ko Tuhoe te Iwi

Ko Naati Tawhaki, Ko Naati Rono,

Ko te Maahurehure naa Haapu

Ko Hata Temo taku Inoa

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HINEKURA LAWSON - CANDELARIA

Director

Kuia 

Ko Kapuarangi te Maunga

Ko Wainui te Awa

Ko Tainui te Waka

Ko Ngatai te Iwi

Ko Torere-nui-a-rua te Marae

Ko Hinekura Lawson - Candelaria toku ingoa

No Torere ahau

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TENNILLE BOYD
 

Director

Finance Manager

Ko Tennille toku ingoa

Ko Ngatokimatawhaorua te Waka

Ko Whakarongorua te Maunga

Ko Ramaroa te Awa

Ko Ngapuhi nui tonu te Iwi

Ko Te Ngahengahe te Hapu

Ko Mokonuiarangi te Marae.

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