Te piki ō te ora, tērā te tupu ō te rākau.
With improved wellbeing, the tree will grow.
Proactive, proud and prosperous whānau enhancing wellness together.
Real, responsive, reciprocal relationships to elevate whānau and communities
The strategic intent of our organisation is defined by three outcomes:
Mā te whānau tō rātou ake waka e hoe
Whānau determine their own direction and destiny
Mā te oranga ka anga whakaua te whānau
Whānau are thriving, healthy and contributing to social wellness
Mā te tautoko a ngā kaitātaki ka tū pakari te hāpori
With vibrant community leadership whānau will thrive with confidence
The principles of our organisation are:
These are derived from kōrero by Associate Professor Mānuka Hēnare (2014) detailed in He Korunga ō ngā Tikanga: Pluralism Ethics – Matrix of Ethics, which is based on a philosophy of tika (search for the truth of things).
Principles from the Atua (Gods)
Principles and ethics developed by
Forms of behaviour and cultural practice that reinforce kawa and tikanga (custom and protocol)
The values of our organisation are:
Kinship, relationships, sense of belonging
Hospitality, showing respect and generosity
Autonomy, self-determination, control over one’s destiny
Unity, collective action to common purpose for common good
In 2015 we developed our most recent Strategic Plan to guide us towards 2025. Our Strategic Plan is our living, working document that ensures we uphold our Vision, our Mission and our Values. It talks about WHAT we want to achieve, HOW we aim to achieve and THEN what we expect to happen.