As part of our Puāwai programme, the rangatahi work on developing their strengths, understanding self, and understanding others. To wrap up the programme our rangatahi have been planning events/projects in response to something they are passionate about. This group have a passion for mental health, improving our system, and people having hope.
Activate Your Wellbeing is an evening event where we’ll hear from a panel of people about their work in the community as mental health advocates and wellbeing activators followed by a brief Q+A and some kai! We’re also excited to be partnering with ReFrame Wānanga to bring you a brief sample of their workshop – Foundations to Wellbeing. ReFrame Wānanga is an initiative empowering young people aged 13-24 across Waitaha/Canterbury to discover what supports their mental health and wellbeing.
What is the Puāwai programme?
Puāwai is a nine-month experience for approximately 50 rangatahi/young people aged 15-18 that is designed to: