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E Tipu e Rea māmā advocates for reduction of alcohol harm on the Breakfast show

Tiana Kiro one of our amazing mātua taiohi and alcohol healthwatch executive director Dr Nicki Jackson did an amazing job advocating for the reduction of alcohol harm on the Breakfast show. Seriously powerful kōrero Watch full interview here

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Posted: September 29, 2022Category: Uncategorized

E Tipu e Rea Kaimahi Emmaline Pickering-Martin discussing “Youth Crime” on Newshub

E Tipu e Reas own Policy and Advocacy Lead Emmaline Pickering-Martin was a guest on Newshub Late  discussing the Governments new suite of investment into ‘Youth Crime’. As an organisation we see this as a small step in the right direction but we know that ’Youth Crime’ is a symptom of a much larger societal ...

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Posted: September 7, 2022Category: Uncategorized

E Tipu e Rea Policy and Advocacy lead discusses unemployment support for rangatahi on Newshub

E Tipu e Rea Policy and Advocacy Lead, Emmaline discussed with Newshub what support for rangatahi who are unemployed would work.We are asking all decision-makers as well as communities working with young people to listen to their voices and to be proactive in helping them be the best they can be. Watch interview here

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Posted: August 9, 2022Category: Uncategorized

E Tipu e Rea CEO Zoe Hawke speaks to policy decisions for young people on 95bfm

E Tipu e Rea Whānau Services CEO Zoe Hawke spoke to 95bfm on policy development and the best way to make relevant and useful policy decisions for young people. Listen to full interview here

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Posted: August 9, 2022Category: Uncategorized

Children’s Commissioner a beacon for those failed by state care system – advocates

Click here for full article   A petition against a new law ending the role of Children’s Commissioner accuses the government of not listening to the voices of those who have been through the state care system. File photo. Photo: 123RF The Oversight of Oranga Tamariki Bill would see the Children’s Commissioner position replaced with a board ...

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Posted: July 6, 2022Category: Uncategorized

Māori lens needed on Kāinga Ora rebuilds

Housing continues to be one of the biggest barriers facing mātua taiohi, hapū māmā and their tamariki. E Tipu E Rea strive to find adequate for our young parents and their whanau. Click here for full article Māori architect says Kāinga Ora’s rush to upgrade and densify state housing stock is ignoring the cultural and ...

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Posted: May 19, 2022Category: Uncategorized

‘Appalling’ E Tipu e Rea on statistics mean desperate need to prioritise wāhine Māori maternal mental health

There is a desperate need to prioritise wāhine Māori maternal mental health, Hāpai Te Hauora chief executive Selah Hart says. Hart’s remarks follow the newly released Ā hurutia Te Rito | It takes a village report which reveals that suicide is the primary cause of death during pregnancy in Aotearoa and is especially concerning for ...

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Posted: April 30, 2022Category: Uncategorized

‘I felt scared’ – E Tipu e Rea Māmā shares perinatal depression experience

Click here to read full interview: ‘I felt scared’ – Māmā shares perinatal depression experience Tue, May 3Source: 1News A young mum who suffered perinatal depression is sharing her story in the hope it shines a light on the struggles new mothers and pregnant women face, encouraging other wāhine Māori to get the help they ...

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Posted: March 3, 2022Category: Uncategorized

E Tipu E Rea Mum Delivers One of NZ’s First 2022 Babies

Click Here for Full Article A young Auckland couple, who had a premature birth scare in November, have become parents to a girl who may be the first Kiwi baby born in 2022. It came as both a shock and relief to first-time mum Sapphron Jackson, 18, who went into labour around 4pm in the ...

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Posted: February 1, 2022Category: Uncategorized

Job Posting : Policy and Advocacy Lead (fixed term (3-years) part-time (24 hours pw)

  E Tipu e Rea Whānau Services are excited to be advertising for a fixed term (3-years) part-time (24 hours pw) Policy and Advocacy Lead.   Ko wai mātou E Tipu e Rea Whānau Services is a Kaupapa Māori health and social service. We uphold the mana and hauora of young hapū māmā, parents, and ...

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Posted: January 28, 2022Category: Uncategorized