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iMoko launches at Otangarei school

On Wednesday August 2, more 21st century health technology arrived in Otangarei as the iMOKO health screening tool was introduced at Otangarei school. iMOKO is an iPad-based software screening tool developed by the Navilluso Medical Limited company of Dr Lance and...

Backing a P-Free OT

Te Ara Oranga is a pilot Methamphetamine Demand Reduction strategy, aimed at decreasing the number of Northlanders harmed by methamphetamine.  Launched this month, it will provide treatment, therapy, health promotion, cultural and peer support to encourage quitting P....

Patua Te Ngangara – Combatting the effects of ‘P’

Shane White and Elaine Ngamu are the kaimahi for Patua Te Ngangara, which was established in 2003 and is based at Hoani Waititi Marae in West Auckland.  For several years they have been presenting community educaiton, working with service providers, supporting whānau,...

Te Ara Oranga: The Māori Economy in Te Tai Tokerau

This event informs NorthTec students and the wider community of inspiring stories of the reinvigoration of the Māori economy and communities in Te Tai Tokerau. Keynote speakers include Margaret Kawharu, Rangimarie Price, Karleen Everitt and Kim Tito as well as panel...

Rākau Maro Employment-Ready Programme for Beneficiaries

The Ministry of Social Development has granted funding to implement a new employment-ready programme for beneficiaries residing in our Otangarei community.  This is a collaborative engagement strategy with Work and Income, who will assist in referring eligible...