Mana Ake

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Mana Ake - Stronger for Tomorrow was established in March 2018 to promote wellbeing and positive mental health for children in school years 1-8 across Canterbury.

The initiative aims to provide early intervention and support for teachers, families and whānau when children are experiencing ongoing issues that impact their wellbeing. Kaimahi can support individual children and groups of children as well as provide advice, guidance and support for teachers and parents/whānau.

Mana Ake kaimahi are employed by 13 non-government organisations including Purapura Whetu who make up the provider network. Kaimahi have a diverse range of skills and include psychologists, social workers, whānau ora kaimahi, counsellors and youth workers.

  • School Years 1-8
  • Specific Schools in Canterbury
  • Entry pathway is through referral by the child's school
  • Free service

Mana Ake Team

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Makera Hansen-James

Kaiarahi

Lezl

Lezlie McArthur

Kaimahi

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Pirika Manukonga

Kaimahi
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Reuben Scott

Kaimahi

Joanne

Joanne Pohe 

Kaimahi

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Tahani Davis

Kaimahi 

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Rory Warren

Kaimahi

Mana Ake

Josie Hepburn

Kaimahi