Koha o Te Wahakura

Koha, a gift born from love and a taonga derived from ancestral knowledge and wisdom.

A reawakening of our Indigenous ways of being, and our indigenous ways of doing things when caring for and nurturing our pēpi, māmā, pāpā and whānau.

Te mana o te wahakura

Whaea Sonya Snowden reiterates the importance of understanding what it takes to create a wahakura. It starts at the pā harakeke for our whānau to safely sleep our next generations.

The value of the oriori

Appreciating the value of oriori and reiterating messages from the puku and through one’s lifetime. "We have to keep building that resilience in our tamariki. That’s oranga tamariki, that’s whānau ora!”