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Te Whai Community Trust Mangawhai provides safe harbour for all who seek help and advice and provides a centre to direct people with specific needs to the services they require. We offer wraparound support for families, seniors and individuals and coordinate projects to improve community connections. We are entirely dependent on grants, donations, fund-raising and sponsorship to provide our services. If you would like to make a donation our account number is: 12-3094-0005876-00.  Te Wh...

September 20, 2021

3D Projection Mapping Workshop

Te Whai Community Trust is excited to announce a one-day 3D projection mapping workshop, mid November. AwhiWorld is a NZ leader in using creative technology in community settings. They are offering a FREE workshop on how to wrap your projected content around 3D objects rather than just project it onto flat white walls. AwhiWorld have created a number of projection mapping based experiences in Northland and are keen to build capacity so light festivals and other simi...

September 19, 2021

Matariki ki Mangawhai 2022

Te Whai Community Trust Mangawhai are seeking expressions of interest from creatives across the Kaipara region that would like to take part in a large-scale event to celebrate the first Matariki official holiday on Friday 24th June 2022.The showcase invites schools and creatives to design and feature exhibits in a collaboration that highlights mahi toi (artworks), including light projection and sound-triggered installations, kai and live music from top NZ artists and local musicians on stage.&nb...

September 19, 2021

Mental Wellbeing For Adults

It is easy for stress, emotions and uncertainty to take a toll on our mental wellbeing. Here are a variety of tools, tips and courses to help support you...Mentemia The Mentemia app was developed by former All Black, Sir John Kirwan. It is free to use and has a range of tools to support your well being. Check out their website to learn more  Mentemia Website  MelonThis on-line community allows you to connect with and support others, watch daily webinars about health and wellb...

September 9, 2021

Mental Wellbeing For 12 – 24 Year Olds

Life can be pretty stressful sometimes. Connect with our services and look at the following websites, apps and phone lines that allow you to talk to someone online, text or chat, connect with peers and join online communities.Aroha chatbot“It’s ok to not be ok". The Aroha chatbot provides mental wellbeing support for free and is confidential. This app: Uses Facebook Messenger Provides activities to help with your mental health Is aimed at teenagers and young adults (13–24 years) ...

September 9, 2021

Mental Wellbeing For Primary School Aged Children

He waka eke noa – we're all in this together. Lockdown has posed many challenges, especially to family life. We have collated a collection of tips, activities and tools to help you navigate this time with primary school aged children to help support their mental health and wellbeing.  Mental Health FoundationHas developed a range of practical tips and tools for looking after yourself and your whānau. Their resource include tools for discussing mental health with children and dealing with...

September 9, 2021

Youth Wellbeing

The wellbeing benefits of communication, social connection around food, creativity, exercise and being part of a group doing interesting things are already evident in the Teen Girls’ Group!  For girls between 11 and 16, this group gathers the first and third Friday of each month in Fagan Place Citizen’s Hall between 4.30pm and 6.30pm. This is an evolving group that the participants and facilitators will shape for positive impacts, so look out for it in future! Use our SELF-REFERRAL...

September 6, 2021

Six-Week Parenting Course - Primary Years

A six-week course for parents of children in primary school years, 5-12 year olds. Next group begins 14th September 6pm – 8pm at Kindred in Moir St, Mangawhai with a two-week break for school holidays ending 2 November 2021. Toolbox courses are held in a relaxed and conversational small group setting with trained facilitators including both our community occupational therapist and wellbeing coordinator. Participants will get a manual and a network of parents in similar situations.  To Reg...

September 1, 2021

Ten-week course Te Awatea – a new dawn

The first Mangawhai Te Awatea Group - Developing the Skills of Resilience and Building a Life that Works, has recently been completed in collaboration with Te Ha Oranga, and here are snippets of feedback from some of the participants… “This group saved me from going to a really bad place and helped me learn how to manage”“I’ve never really been the type of guy to open up and talk about issues, but I’ve realised there’s some skills to be learnt and I can handle stuff”“A hig...

August 25, 2021

Community Skill Development

Te Whai Community Trust recently worked with charitable organisation Parenting Place to build local capability for parenting courses and coaching in Mangawhai. Ten members of our local Mangawhai community, including some of Te Whai’s team, recently completed a two-day facilitator training course so we can run some of these innovative, fun, evidence-based programmes in Mangawhai. The programme are designed around values of deep connected relationships in families, creating spaces where all...

August 20, 2021

Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show

Are you due for a fun family night out?! Renowned Magician and Master Hypnotist, Haiming Jiang is offering an exciting peek at his new Comedy Hypnosis Show - for the Mangawhai community! This show builds on Haiming’s previous work entertaining New Zealand audiences through magic and mentalism at the Global Speakers Summit; the Chinese New Year Gala as well as various schools and civic organizations throughout New Zealand.Haiming combines hypnosis with comedy to entertain the audience while dem...

July 21, 2021

Te Whai Sages Open Day

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July 16, 2021

Matariki Community Hāngī 2021

Te Whai Community Trust would like to thank the outstanding goodwill that made the Matariki Community Hāngī such an incredible event. Our heartfelt thanks to Pete Milo Paraha, Phillip and Paul for the hāngī. Nattie Connelly-Richards and Aaron Kemp for bringing Mangawhai Beach School kapa haka roopu. All our volunteers on the day. Special mention goes to Mangawhai Community Garden for a job so well done, and Sustainable Kaipara for setting the zero waste intention so well,...

July 7, 2021

PARENTING TOOLBOX COURSE IN MANGAWHAI

Te Whai Community Trust and Parenting Place bring you a TWO-DAY COURSE IN MANGAWHAI FOR FACILITATORS on 6-7 JULY 2021 This is a special local opportunity to help children and parents build meaningful lives. * Toolbox courses are held over six weeks in relaxed and conversational small groups with trained co-facilitators. Baby and Toddler Years, Primary Years, and Teenage Years. * Courses will be facilitated by trained local volunteers with a Te Whai Community Trust Wellbeing & Social Services t...

June 25, 2021

Matariki Community Hāngī 2021

Te Whai Community Trust would like to invite you to a Matariki Community Hāngī to celebrate the Māori New Year. DETAILS: 2 PM Saturday 3rd July at Te Whai Community House (Rose Madsen Cottage) You are welcome to share in the experience and knowledge of preparing hāngī. We will be at the cottage from 8am, then the haakari (feast) will be at 2pm!  Things to note:* BYO your picnic blanket and picnic set (extra plates, cups and cutlery). We will be working on minimising waste!* Bring ...

May 29, 2021

We're inviting YOU to our AGM

Te Whai Community Trust would like to invite you to our Annual General Meeting where we'll unpack our projects to date. Join us for a cup of tea. Where: Mangawhai Domain HallWhen: Monday 21st JuneTime: 1pm Please RSVP before 14th June.   View our Strategic Map...

May 23, 2021

Te Whai Community Trust Strategic Map 2021

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May 23, 2021

Invitation to GIRLS' YOUTH GROUP

An invitation to join us for a Girls' Youth Group information and planning session. Te Whai Community Trust is engaging with the community and other agencies such as Creative Northland to explore offerings for young people, with a specific focus on wellbeing. Please come along and engage with us in this pilot session. We would love to receive your thoughts and feedback. WHEN: Friday 21st of May. 4pm-6pmWHERE: Citizen’s Hall. Fagan Place. Mangawhai.WHO: Teenage girls (ages 11-16) and their pa...

May 18, 2021

Te Awatea – A new day, a new dawn

Te Awatea is an 8-Week Course for people living in and around Mangawhai. A supportive group environment for local people facing challenges or wanting connection. Venue: Training Room, St John Mangawhai, 194 Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai.Starts Tuesday 18 May 10am – 12.15pm We will include • Anxiety and depression• Neuro biology and how our brains work in anxiety and stress• Social connection and healthy relationships• Strategies for reducing stress • Healthy living• Self-compassion ...

May 16, 2021

Emergency and Helpline numbers

Please be aware we are not a monitored service and cannot provide crisis intervention. You can self-refer via this LINK for our services but if you need urgent help, please seek it now.  These numbers and websites only work if you’re in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Emergency - phone: 111 If you, or someone you know, is talking about suicide, is unsafe or in an emergency situation, please phone 111 now. Click here for helpful information on supporting someone who is in i...

May 14, 2021

TALKING TO TEENS

This post was first published on AnitaToi. It’s amazing how the very notion of conversing with teenagers brings up a range of responses in adults from eye rolls and groans to negative sarcastic quips such as ‘good luck with that!’ But if we want better communication with our teens we need to challenge this attitude and see what’s underneath it.There’s a common misunderstanding that people between the ages of twelve and eighteen fall under a special category of human. One encapsulated b...

May 11, 2021

Driver Training Programme

Our Driver Training programme will provide a fun, interactive way to learn the road code and prepare for the exam, using games and quizzes and the rode code books in collaboration with the Northland Road Safety Trust, ACC and our local driving instructor Mangawhai Focus Driving Instruction.  Drinks and afternoon tea are also provided.  Student will also be offered the opportunity to travel with the group, to go to the nearest testing station and sit their Learner’s License....

April 1, 2021

Christmas Aroha Baskets

Yesterday was our inaugural Christmas Aroha Baskets day for Te Whai Community Trust Mangawhai. Every year tops the last with more people, organisations and businesses getting involved. There is seriously so many people to thank for what was an incredible day of sharing and working together to help provide for families and seniors who might otherwise receive very little. The baskets also provide a way to connect, and to let our locals know that they are not alone. The whole community came to...

December 21, 2020

CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

Te Whai Community House will be closed from Friday 18th Dec - Sunday 10th Jan 2021 for a dose of self-care and whānau time but the Aroha Baskets phone line 027 220 0889 will be available over this time. Our Families Wellbeing Coordinator will not be available unless contacted for emergency by Police. Other users of the cottage may have different closing hours. Please check with Kaipara Plunket, Mangawhai Toy Library, Mangawhai Playgroups and Mangawhai Community Garden for th...

December 15, 2020

Newly appointed Families Wellbeing Coordinator

We’d like welcome Mary-Anne Boyd to Te Whai Community Trust as our Family Wellbeing Coordinator. Mary-Ann will provide a free strengths-based family/whanau service for children and families facing complex challenges.Anyone can refer or ask for wrap-around support, goal setting and action plans drawing on strengths within the family/whanau supported by community volunteers and relevant professional services such as counselling, healthcare, education, justice, budgeting and life coaching.Contact...

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