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Youth of Kopeopeo

Youth of Kopeopeo

Youth of Kopeopeo is a collaborative project aiming to enable the rangatahi of Whakatฤne to have th

11 months ago

Youth of Kopeopeo
Kia ora e te whฤnau! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹How choice is it to have another mural taking shape in our community?! This one is taking place at Te Puna Taiao - the community gardens and playgrounds created by Allandale School, Whakatฤne alongside our community for our whole community. ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ›น๐Ÿช๐Ÿ“๐ŸŽจWe can't wait to see what stories Mr G Hoete Art tells us about our rohe through his art! ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€Tau kฤ“ e te whฤnau, kua timata a Mr G i tฤ“nei rฤ! We are loving seeing the transformation begin as Mr G Hoete Art creates an awesome mural for our kura... ... See MoreSee Less
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12 months ago

Youth of Kopeopeo
Kia ora e hoa mฤ! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹If you're over 12 and haven't gotten your Covid-19 vaccine yet, then this Saturday is definitely the day to get it. There are heaps of treats up for grabs around the rohe. Check this out: ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€Whakatฤneโ€ข Community BBQ pitstop and walk-in vaccinations with free burgers, ice cream and spot prizes - 11 Quay Street, 8 am to 6 pmโ€ข Walk-in vaccinations and free hฤngฤซ - Kopeopeo Pak n Save carpark, 10 am to 3 pmโ€ข Coffee and cafรฉ vouchers for those who get their shot - Unichem Total Health Pharmacy, 252 The Strand, 9.30 am to 4 pmลŒhopeโ€ข Coffee vouchers and BBQ for those who get vaccinated - Ohope Medical Centre, 262 Pohutukawa Avenue, 9 am to 12 pmลŒpลtikiโ€ข Walk-in vaccinations with free kai and a $10 pledge towards every vaccinated person's nominated school, kura, marae or the Eastern Bay hospice. - ลŒpลtiki Health Centre, 32A King Street, 10 am โ€“ 12.30 pm and 2 pm โ€“ 4.30 pmKawerauโ€ข Walk-in vaccinations with free kai and ice cream. - Kawerau Town Hall, 9 am to 3 pmEdgecumbeโ€ข Chez Louis pizza for everyone who gets their shot! - Edgecumbe Pharmacy, Riverslea Mall, 9 am to 12 pmโ€ข Free chocolate for those who get vaccinated - Riverslea Medical Centre, Riverslea Mall, 8 am to 12 pmYou can find out more here: covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/how-to-get-a-covid-19-vaccination/super-saturday/Pretty mean e te whฤnau! The hardest part is choosing between hangi, pizza, BBQ, ice cream, or chocolate ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ–๐Ÿฆ๐ŸซShot bros! ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ ... See MoreSee Less
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12 months ago

Youth of Kopeopeo
Kia ora e te whฤnau! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹Thanks to heaps of hard mahi, determination, and collaboration, our community space "Be:Long" is open! ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‘ŠThe corner of King Street and Victoria Ave (opposite Gibbos Fresh Fish and next to Kope Indian Cuisine) is a place where we can all be:long. That is โ€“ a place we feel part of, and a place we can hang out for a long time without feeling like we need to be moved on. ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆEnjoy - and add to - the gardens our rangatahi from EmployNZ Whakatane have been developing. Skate or scoot on the ramp rangatahi from Whakatane High School built for you. Practice your street art on the legal graffiti walls. Eat your takeaways on the grass or on the pallet furniture we built together. And look out for the basketball hoop and play trailer that should be making appearances soon too! ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿฅฌ๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ›น๐Ÿ›ด๐Ÿ–Œ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿค๐Ÿœ๐ŸฆBig shout out to all those who have helped make this happen and come on the journey with us, particularly the rangatahi of EmployNZ, Whakatฤne High School, Trident High School + Pohutukawa Preschool Whakatane, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Innovative Streets Programme, Bunnings Warehouse New Zealand, Stihl Shop Whakatane, Nikau Valley Farms, Whakatฤne District Council, and Toi Te Ora Public Health for help with supplies, supporting the mahi, and securing the space. Not to mention all the members of our community who have encouraged us, donated seedlings, and weed-wacked, etc. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™Lesssgo!๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š ... See MoreSee Less
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1 years ago

Youth of Kopeopeo
Mลrena e te whฤnau! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹A bit of good news on this rainy Rฤhina. Our friends at Te Puna Ora o Mataatua Charitable Trust won the Ministry of Health Equity award on Saturday night! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰Congratulations to all of the team for your hard work and leadership you show in achieving equity. We know that it takes many hands to make things happen, but it all starts within someone leading the way. ๐Ÿงญ๐Ÿงญ๐ŸงญKa rawe! ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆTenei te honore nui kia tฤtau Te Puna Ora o Mataatua i Wikitoria i tenei pล! It's an honour for Te Puna Ora o Mataatua to win the Ministry of Health Equity award tonight.This award recognises primary healthcare providers who have taken specific action to address health equity gaps in the populations they serve. We were acknowledged for our innovation in launching mobile testing units to reach our isolated whฤnau to provide COVID-19 testing with a whฤnau ora approach, and our support to the community from transportation, to hardship, social, healthcare, and kai all the way to firewood.There have been a number of organisations working hard to support Aotearoa through this hard time, and we are one of many. Huge acknowledgements to everyone inside our organisation and out who put efforts into supporting whฤnau, many like our team who went weeks without seeing their own families to support Mataatua in the COVID-19 Response.#manaakimataatua ... See MoreSee Less
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