Living Invisible…

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Imagine being struck down by excruciating soreness in your knees and joints, huge pressure pushing on your legs and arms and hot searing pain traveling down your back. Next combine that with a full body ache and fatigue so great you can’t even form a thought along with sensitivity to light so bad that the only option is to lay still in a darkened room while being overcome by pain that you are [ Continue Reading ]

Poupou Karanga Wānanga on Chatham Islands

Wharekauri April 2014

A mother and grandmother who completed the Poupou Karanga in 2013 had a goal in her whanau plan to bring the Poupou Karanga wānanga to the Chatham Islands. This dream was fulfilled in August 2014 as 18 women gathered for a weekend supported by 3 Tutors from Te Wānanga o Raukawa in an exciting weekend of learning, sharing, discovery, tears and joy. The learning included reflecting on places of [ Continue Reading ]