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Papatūānuku Support Services

Social Service, Abuse and Violence Support, Kaupapa Māori

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Description

Papatūānuku Support Services (PSS) offers social services to people of Rotorua through a kaupapa Māori lens.

PSS delivers wānanga including adult education courses to whānau experiencing family harm, whānau wellness, one-to-one peer support and collaborates with other organisations and events in Rotorua.

Staff

Wānanga are run by a collaboration of skilled Kaimahi.

Ages

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Referral, Whānau bubbles

Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct).

Languages Spoken

Māori, English

Services Provided

Te Ao Hou (New Beginning)

PSS are contracted by Te Whatu Ora to deliver Te Ao Hou wānanga (adult education courses) through a kaupapa Māori lens to whānau experiencing family harm. PSS have utilised Matauranga Māori to develop a model of practice "Mauri Chakra" which is a whānau-centred, strengths-based, all-of-whānau approach. Te Ao Hou Pou Tiaki work with whanau, couples and individuals; whanau are free to navigate their own attendance, the service is not time-framed acknowledging this mahi is long-term, PSS is inclusive, wānanga evolved based on whānau feedback, utilise purakau and the land to connect our whānau back to their whakapapa and identity and have co-designed goals with our whānau which encompass engagement, connection and hauora. Wānanga are run in six-week blocks each term.

Service types: Abuse and violence support, Education programmes, Information and support, Education and training, Family / whānau support, Kaupapa Māori, Stopping violence services, Whānau Ora, Sexual harm victims/survivors - Do you need help and support?, Kaupapa Māori, Groups and programmes, Sexual harm - Kaupapa Māori services, Harmful sexual behaviour.

PSS are contracted by Te Whatu Ora to deliver Te Ao Hou wānanga (adult education courses) through a kaupapa Māori lens to whānau experiencing family harm.

PSS have utilised Matauranga Māori to develop a model of practice "Mauri Chakra" which is a whānau-centred, strengths-based, all-of-whānau approach. Te Ao Hou Pou Tiaki work with whānau, couples and individuals; whānau are free to navigate their own attendance, the service is not time-framed acknowledging this mahi is long-term, PSS is inclusive, wānanga evolved based on whānau feedback, utilise purakau and the land to connect our whānau back to their whakapapa and identity and have co-designed goals with our whānau which encompass engagement, connection and hauora.

Wānanga are run in six-week blocks each term.

Tu Ariki Ai (Whānau Wellness Wānanga)

PSS partner with the Tu Ariki Ai Alliance to offer an additional four-week block at the conclusion of each Te Ao Hou series. Whānau Wellness Wānanga support whānau to achieve their goals and aspirations, empowering our people through cultural solutions, correction to the environment and allowing whānau to hold space in a positive, non-judgemental and mana enhancing environment.

Service types: Abuse and violence support, Education programmes, Information and support, Education and training, Family / whānau support, Kaupapa Māori, Whānau Ora.

PSS partner with the Tu Ariki Ai Alliance to offer an additional four-week block at the conclusion of each Te Ao Hou series. Whānau Wellness Wānanga support whānau to achieve their goals and aspirations, empowering our people through cultural solutions, correction to the environment and allowing whānau to hold space in a positive, non-judgemental and mana enhancing environment.

One to one peer support

PSS also offer individual tautoko including goal setting, safety plans and any other support required. Awhi whānau with any barriers such as housing, care and protection, police matters, mental health and addictions support by advocating for and connecting with the appropriate services.

Service types: Advocacy, Family / whānau support, Information & support, Kaupapa Māori, Service navigator, Social work, Whānau Ora.

PSS also offer individual tautoko including goal setting, safety plans and any other support required.  Awhi whānau with any barriers such as housing, care and protection, police matters, mental health and addictions support by advocating for and connecting with the appropriate services.

Te Whare O Papatuanuku (TWOP)

Te Whare O Papatuanuku (TWOP) is a venue from which other organisations can provide support and services to empower whānau in need. TWOP is an accessible and safe space for whānau to attend wānanga.

Te Whare O Papatuanuku (TWOP) is a venue from which other organisations can provide support and services to empower whānau in need.  TWOP is an accessible and safe space for whānau to attend wānanga.

Disability Assistance

Support to make decisions

Travel Directions

Pou Tiaki can assist with transport to and from Te Whare o Papatūānuku. Numbers are limited so please book in to secure a space.

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Region

Lakes

Contact Details

1129 Hinemoa Street
Glenholme
Rotorua
Bay of Plenty 3040

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1129 Hinemoa Street
Glenholme
Rotorua
Bay of Plenty 3040

This page was last updated at 5:19PM on October 30, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Papatūānuku Support Services.