Welcome to Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust

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Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust is a non-profit registered charitable entity unique in it’s set up as a Kaumātua governed and led organisation servicing the needs of Kaumātua within Kirikiriroa. Rauawaawa provides a range of health, social, educational, cultural, recreational, housing and transport support services to those aged fifty five (55) years and over. The overall aim being to enhance the quality of life and well-being of Kaumātua.

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EVENTS PAST

Rauawaawa Kaumātua Events

Te Puna o Te Ora

-   Facilities Upgrade Project

JOURNEY TO 3 MILLION

 

Up and Coming Events

A few Rauawaawa events below:

 

1.  November - IRONKAUMATUA - A wonderful group of 30 Kaumātua from Rauawaawa took part. An inspirational  event led by Heather Skipworth and her team in Napier. Beautiful  photos here.

 

2.  October -Kaumātua Olympics - A day that continues to grow in numbers with  challenging games, highly competitive teams, lots of whanaungatanga and fun!

A huge congratulations to:

  • Tuhoe (1st Place),
  • Tuwharetoa (2nd Place) and
  • Ngaruahine (3rd Place).

Thank you to all our generous major sponsors, our wonderful MC, fantastic volunteers, outstanding Kaumātua athletes and their tremendous support teams. Without you all this event would not be possible.

 

3. AugustKaumātua Country and Western Dance held at Hamilton Skycity. Delicious food, great music, stunning western costumes and impressive dance moves.

 

4.  April - DROP YOUR BOSS - Graeme Dingle Foundation Fundraiser 2017. A few photos here. Happy to report we ALL did it! Rangimahora, Surinder, Kath and Donna .

 

5.  April -Kaumātua ANZAC - A day to commemorate ANZAC with Kaumātua

 

6. March -  A community approach for Kaumatua  to flu vaccinations at Rauawaawa see here

 

7. February - Kaumātua perspectives on, "The Getting of Wisdom - Learning in Later Life ",  Adult Learning Australia, International Exchange and Conference. The powerpoint is here. A video is available here

 

8. February - Launch of the Kaumātua Mana Motuhake research project see more here.

 

HELP us create A BETTER

age friendly centre

FOR  Kaumātua

 

here are SOME ways

you can CONTRIBUTE:

 

1. BUY ONE OF OUR LIMITED EDITION  LAPEL PINS -  for only $10 you can own a Rauawaawa custom made limited edition lapel pin to show your support for this age friendly effort.

 

2. BUY A PLAQUE-  for only $150 (individual) or $300 (business) have your name, your whanau, a loved one  or a message on display at Te Puna o Te Ora for many years to come click here to order now

 

3.BUY A  BRICK - for only $150 (individual) or $300 (business) and have your name, your whanau, a loved one  or a message on display at Te Puna o Te Ora for many years to come click here to order now

 

4.NAMING RIGHTS - name a room, area, garden or seating in the new build. Contact Reception on (07) 847 6980 if you would like more information.

 

5.  HOLD A FUNDRAISING EVENT on our behalf.  Click here for our Pledge Card..

 

6. DONATE IN KIND to the facility upgrade project (builders, carpark tarsealing, brick laying, painting, demolition, electricians, plumbing). Click here for our Pledge Card..

 

Coming soon for Kaumātua from Rauawaawa:

 

1.   - 24th November - Hauraki Kaumātua Christmas Party - A wonderful day spent in Hauraki with fabulous hosts.

 

2.   - Coming soon -  Community Classes end of year celebration

 

2.   - Coming soon -  Rauawaawa Kaumātua Christmas Party

 

For More information:

Email: reception@rauawaawa.co.nz

Phone: 07 847 6980

OUR

Facility - Te Puna o Te Ora

OUR

VISION

“Hei Manaaki Nga Kaumātua”

 

To enhance the quality of life and well-being of Kaumātua.

OUR

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

The Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust is guided by Māori values and principles of whakawhanaungatanga, manaakitanga, wairuatanga, tino rangatiratanga, and aroha. The organisation recognises that the Kaumātua needs of Māori can differ from that of non Māori, and lays the ground for meeting these needs through culturally appropriate and holistic protocols.

OUR

MISSION

“He Korowai Oranga Hei Tau Awhi i nga Kaumātua”

 

To offer a Korowai of Services, which will wrap around Kaumātua to keep them warm and safe.

 

 

Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust would like to acknowledge

the invaluable support and generosity of all of our funders and supporters for 2015 to 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT US

 

Ph: 07 847 6980

Fax: 07 847 6981

Em: reception@rauawaawa.co.nz

 

OUR ADDRESS

 

50 Colombo Street, Frankton

HAMILTON 3240

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