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Kia Ōrite Toolkit

ACE providers wanting to improve access for people with a disability will be interested in a new draft toolkit provided by the TEC in collaboration with ACHIEVE, a national post-secondary education national disability network. 

This is the information provided by the TEC – and includes links to the document itself.

Te Waharoa – The Gateway: ACE courses on marae

By Dr Te Hauauru Tahi-Rangihau, National Programme Coordinator – ACE/Te Pou Hono, Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Tangata ako i te kāinga, i runga marae, tū ana tau ana!

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi in Whakatane delivers ACE courses on marae through our School of Iwi Development, Te Apa Maraekura.

There are 18 courses within the ACE provision that cover fundamental kaupapa Māori. These courses cover areas such as tikanga marae, karakia, whakapapa and te reo to name a few. We also provide traditional arts and performing arts courses.

Tangaroa Walker: a role model and an educator (through edutainment)

You can see him on his Facebook Page, Farm4Life – a Southland share milker social media sensation, leading the good life with his whānau, talking about his passion – dairy farming.

You can go onto his Farm4Life Hub and get into informal education – everything from learning about all the challenges of calving to getting a loan from a bank manager.

And there’s a closed Facebook page for members, where you can ask questions and chat.

Pathwaying Pacific Peoples in Otago

Matangi lelei to ki he la mahaehae – a canoe with torn sails cannot capture fair winds.

This Tongan proverb inspires what the Pacific Trust Otago does – and how they operate: They provide a holistic service that connects Pacific communities and individuals to the services they need to achieve their health and wellbeing goals.