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Kōrero o te wā | News & Events

Tui Ora continues to expand its services and reach into the community. We have evolved as an organisation since we were first established in 1998. Read about our people making the news and the events they are involved in around Taranaki. For further details see below.

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February 2018

The Joy of quitting

Today is Joy Rimmer's 1st Anniversary, and it's a day worthy of celebrating. For Joy the 22nd February marks one year as a non-smoker. For the 56-year old care worker at Tainui rest home in New Plymouth it's a significant date more

The Joy of quitting
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February 2018

Ending period poverty one cup at a time

Women in Taranaki are being offered a cost-effective alternative to pricey sanitary products thanks to the initiative of Julie Foley at Tui Ora. more

Ending period poverty one cup at a time
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January 2018

Standing up for ​whānau

​Whānau Ora Team Leader, Georgia Kenyon understands what it's like to stand up against a health system that doesn't always seem to be on the side of the people it's meant to be helping. more

Standing up for ​whānau
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December 2017

Homegrown ad campaign to tackle youth suicide

An initiative to tackle the tragically high rate of rangatahi suicide in Taranaki has born a homegrown public awareness campaign that really hits home with its target audience. more

Homegrown ad campaign to tackle youth suicide
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December 2017

Spreading Christmas cheer with kai and aroha

Kaiāwhina Kim Marshall and Maxine Reriti took on the role of Santa Claus after joining forces with Karen Lende from Kai & Aroha. more

Spreading Christmas cheer with kai and aroha
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December 2017

Men say women's health important to everybody

​"Why is it always women talking about women's issues?" This was the question Tui Ora health promoter Kimiora Te Wiki's husband, Kara, asked her. more

Men say women's health important to everybody
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November 2017

The possibility of power

Using electric vehicles while on the job may not be far away, with a year-long trial taking place at Tui Ora. Read the full Taranaki Daily News story. more

The possibility of power
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November 2017

​Quitter Stan saves health and cash

Stanley Pinkney says that in the end smoking simply just "cost too much." more

​Quitter Stan saves health and cash
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