Spring Forum #1 – Tamaki Makaurau

Today sees the second day of November and the first of the regional forums for the Minimisation and Prevention of Gambling Harm Sector, held at the Pasifika Community Centre at the Manukau Institute of Technology in Otara. Guest speakers for the day Witi Ashby of the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand who covered the origins of suicide using a cultural lens with the attendees. The other guest speaker, Haydee Richards of Phoenix trust, who covered her experiences working as a senior Peer Support worker in South Auckland and the connection between substance use and gambling. Training...

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2017 Ngā Karahipi o Te Rau Matatini - Scholarships Open

2017 Ngā Karahipi o Te Rau Matatini Te Rau Matatini is excited to announce that the 2017 Scholarships will open on Tuesday, 1 November. Fantastic opportunities for those intending to study or aspire to work in the Mental Health and Addiction sector (AoD). Henry Rongomau Bennett Foundation Scholarship This Scholarship is a tribute to the life and work of Dr Henry Rongomau Bennett, the first Māori Psychiatrist in Aotearoa. The purpose of the Scholarship is to develop and build Māori leadership in health, enhance competence in Te Āo Māori toward excellence in Māori health. Hoe Tahi Addiction...

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Countdown to the 2016 spring regional training forums

The countdown begins for our last round of regional training forums for 2016. Our one-day forums will be hosted in Auckland, Palmerston North and Dunedin, where the Ministry infrastructure services will deliver an action packed agenda for clinical practitioners and the public health extraordinaire. Register now to secure your attendance.

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Regional Training Forums Presentations

The winter round of regional training forums concluded with an awesome two days in Porirua. For those attendees who wanted copies of the Day One presentations, please find the powerpoints here – including the presentation and contact details of our guest speaker on Local Territorial Authority law Grant Hewison. We are currently editing a range of videos from the trainings which will be made available soon. In the meantime, keep an eye out for the new resources being released soon by Te Kākano relating to the active learning public health workshops.

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