Tauira Tautoko (Máori Student Support

By: Southern Institute Of Technology  06-Dec-2011

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.

           Mon 10th-  

Marg Poulgrain -   Kai Arahi Taki Hou Ora

Te Kotuku:

Tues 11th

Sandy Dawson – Manager

Supporting Families

Weds 12th

Ora Barron – Community Support


Thurs 13th

Rata Stoneman

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

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