Webinar: Ngā tohu whānau – the 6 principles

This Tākai Kōrero webinar from 17 August 2022 features Lynette Archer, Jason Tiatia, Anna Mowat and Lily Chalmers. They discuss ngā tohu whānau – the 6 things children need to grow up to be happy and capable adults.

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Tākai Kōrero webinar: Ngā tohu whānau – the 6 principles (transcript)


Lynette Archer, Woven Whānau Wanganui

Lynette is the coordinator for Woven Whānau Whanganui, an initiative funded by Tākai that was previously known as SKIP Whanganui. Lynette began walking alongside families when hosting playgroups and has always been passionate about seeing whānau and tamariki able to be the best they can be. Lynette loves the Woven Whānau philosophy of all whānau in Whanganui reaching their full potential to love, nurture and care for each other, extending to those around them.

Jason Tiatia, Brainwave Trust Aotearoa

Based in Christchurch, Jason Tiatia is a Brainwave Trust Aotearoa . He's also a programme coordinator and tutor at Ara Institute of Canterbury where he teaches sports coaching and indigenous studies, tutors in pacific performing arts and Gagana Sāmoa. Jason represented New Zealand in the All Blacks rugby sevens spent time playing in several countries and has been a selector and coach in the Canterbury region

Anna Mowat, Real Collective

Anna works across many Aotearoa initiatives and projects that support tamariki and whānau. She is the project lead for Sparklers, directs Real Parents and has been using the 6 in her mahi with whānau and as a parent for the past 16 years. She is clinically trained in psychology with a predominant focus on tamariki wellbeing.

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