Tauira Tautoko provides a culturally safe social space for Máori students to spend time with friends, safe in the knowledge that ideas, experiences and conversation can flow freely. Our staff are available to provide you with information to help keep you in touch with cultural groups, events and activities that you may be interested in. We have facilities for students to keep in touch with family and whanau.
Hours 9am-4pm Monday to Friday.
What’s on - FREE student workshops & activities
Lunchtime Activities at Tauira Tautoko - Student Support Centre – C Block – 12.15-1pm
- Tuesday: Free Waka Toi Mahi–Traditional and Contemporary Maori Art Workshops. Includes weaving, carving, canvas art and more. See schedule below
- Wednesday: Waiata Wenerei. Words are provided and everyone is welcome!!
Mental Health Awareness Week
10-14th October 2001
Come & share a special time with visitors from four Mental Health Services in Southland during lunch times. Here is your chance to find out about how to keep ourselves mentally healthy, and what services and support is available when our friends, whanau or classmates become unwell.
Marg Poulgrain - Kai Arahi Taki Hou Ora
Sandy Dawson – Manager
Ora Barron – Community Support
Te Korowai Hau ora Southland District Health Board
Available by appointment:
Rebecca from the IRD is available for help with budgeting, tax and other related info.
WAKA TOI MAHI – Free Maori Art Workshops!
Tuesdays 12.15 – 12.45-Tauira Tautoko (C Bock, Tay St campus) with Kaimahi Gina Nathan
July 12 Tracey Wright-Tawha(CEO Nga Kete Matauranga Pounamu Trust) Te Wiki O Te Reo Maori Manaakitanga Korero
July 19 Raranga Roopu
July 26 Screen Printing Bring Along a T shirt
August 2 Raranga Roopu
August16 Art of the Poi
August 23 Raranga Roopu
August 30 Canvas
Sept 6 Raranga Roopu (Changed to Wed, includes Waiata)
Sept27 Raumati (Spring)
Oct 4 Raranga Roopu
Oct 11 Purerehua
Oct 18 Raranga Roopu
Nov 1 Kirihimete Taonga
Nov 8 Raranga Roopu
Nov15 Creating Mahi Toi
Nov 22 Raranga Roopu