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Te Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust
“Hei manaaki nga kaumatua” – To enhance the quality of life and
well-being of kaumātua.
“He korowai oranga hei tau awhi nga kaumatua” – To offer a Korowai of Services
which will wrap around Kaumātua to keep them warm and safe”.
The Trust supports, advocates and provides positive programmes, activities and services that enhance the quality and enjoyment of life for Kaumatua (or older persons) 55 years and over. Their staff and volunteers are committed to provide a whanau-orientated service for our Kaumatua.
They have an onsite Health Clinic with a registered Nurse. Their health services include:
- Monthly Work and Income
- Cervical Screening
- Ear and Housing NZ clinics.
The Trust also has an onsite gym for Kaumatua, free mirimiri service and has recently introduced a new budgeting service.
In partnership with the University of Waikato, Hamilton City Council and ACC they also run community classes, Friday social days and Tai Chi for older persons.
Classes include: Carving, Te Reo, Computers, Waiata and Whaikorero, Korowai (cloak weaving), Harakeke (flax weaving), and Floral Art.
RAUAWAAWA // Kaumātua Charitable Trust
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• Working with ages
• Entry Criteria
Open entry/self referral
• Contact hours
8.30am - 5.00pm Mon – Fri
(07) 847 6980
• Physical Address
50 Colombo Street
• Postal Address
PO Box 15345,
Established in the mid 1980’s under the direction and guidance of the late Maori Queen Te Atairangikaahu and Mayor Sir Ross Jansen Te Rūnanga o Kirikiriroa Charitable Trust is an Urban Authority acknowledging the sovereign rights of mana whenua and tangata whenua of the Hamilton City area.
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