This resource page is here for whānau to offer support during COVID-19 lockdown. We will aim to update it as often as we can for you.
If you need support please get in touch. 0800TAIWHENUA. We are here to help.
We hope you all had a happy weekend. Here are some more resources we have found for you to enjoy with your tamariki.
We also would like to encourage you to download the SKIP parenting app, to give you some tips and support your tamariki .
Our Tamariki ora team would like to remind whānau to keep up your daily routine of toothbrushing with your tamariki especially while they are at home in their whanau bubble.
Our Tamariki ora kaimahi, Gen, Kahurangi and Trish, ( our kaiawhina) are still touching base with whanau by phone.
Our nurse Gen she is available on our direct Freephone 0508826274 (Tamariki ora).
Kahurangi working from home making contact with whānau.
#ANIMALCAM is a new livestream that they are testing out to keep connected with the public during lock down. They are choosing which enclosure to go to each time by public vote.
Footstep Dance Company are offering online dance classes (free) for kids. Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqZfzcLY6Ys&feature=youtu.be
Amazon has cancelled the subscription of books and audio stories for children and students of all ages as long as schools are closed, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.
All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet using the following link https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
There are also a number of reo classes for all ages:
Also, Quinton Hita who has a website,
He is also on Facebook and has translated over 100 children’s books of different levels, into Ngapuhi dialect, which are available for free.
Nathan Mikaere-Wallis who is a Neuroscience Educator & Child Development expert has some real helpful, inspiring talks on his Facebook page. Advice about our tamariki and what they could be feeling during this lockdown period, schooling, mental health wellness etc…
I had the privilege of attending his child development courses over the past few years, which were very captivating. He’s down to earth, what you see is what you get, definitely worth a watch.