Posts in “Auckland Women’s Centre” category

#Breakthebias

Welcome to our International Women’s Day campaign. Over the next 10 days we will be showcasing 10 outstanding leaders in our communities. Please join us.   Oriini Kaipara In December, journalist and broadcaster Oriini Kaipara (Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Tūwharetoa and Ngāti Rangitihi), became the first wahine with a moko kauae to present primetime news, increasing ...

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Posted: March 18, 2022Categories: , , ,

Meet our new Rangatahi Coordinator Leah Watt

Leah Watt, who is one half of our all-new Tuia Te Papa team, sums up the “isolating” challenges for rangatahi wāhine and non-binary beautifully: “You’re trying to work out your place in society and challenge it at the same time,” she says. “You’re trying to pull down the patriarchy but it can feel like you ...

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Posted: February 21, 2022Category:

Meet our new Youth Coordinator Maria Boow

Maria Boow has long been part of the Wāhi Wāhine o Tāmaki Makaurau (WWTM) community as a creche volunteer for the “inspiring” Solo Mums on Sundays group – and now she is also our new Youth Coordinator. “When Kaitlin called me, I screamed, and my friends were like, “What? What?” But I was just so ...

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Posted: February 21, 2022Category:

We welcome Mary Mulatu as our new Women’s Support coordinator

Te Wāhi Wāhine o Tāmaki Makaurau (WWTM) is growing! Now that Kaitlin Henderson has moved into the new role of Centre manager (programmes), the wonderful Mary Mulatu has joined us to look after Women’s Support (free advice, referral and information), and coordinate our community education programme. A recent University of Auckland Arts graduate, Mary found ...

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Posted: February 21, 2022Category:

Listen to our fabulous Youth Coordinators in action, celebrating Indigenous People’s Day!

Our fabulous Youth Coordinators, Gabriella and Kiriataahua, are featured in this weeks episiode of “Social Innovation New Zealand x Changemakers x Movespace” podcast.    “Our wonderful guest speakers Kiriataahua Te Maapi Pene and Gabriella Brayne (Auckland Women’s Centre) are on exciting and empowering journeys to reconnect with Te Ao Māori. In this episode, they explore ...

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Posted: September 17, 2021Categories: ,

Meet our new Women’s Services Coordinator, Kaitlin Henderson

Our new Women Services Coordinator talks health psychology and cross-stitch If you’re in the neighbourhood, come and say hi to Kaitlin Henderson, the newest friendly face at Te Wāhi Wāhine o Tāmaki Makaurau (WWTM). Kaitlin is now looking after Women’s Support (free advice, referral and information), and coordinating our community education programme. “I love that ...

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Posted: February 21, 2021Categories: ,