Changing Minds and DRIVE Consumer Direction Counties Manukau are pleased to present a special noho marae for mental health awareness week with the theme of GIVE.
This a free event with all meals and food provided, places are limited so please RSVP if you would like to attend!
Contact: (09) 623 1762
Ainslie – firstname.lastname@example.org
Kieran – email@example.com
Tatai Hono Marae, 8 Burleigh Street, Grafton
Free car parking spaces available – please let us know if you require a car park!
Thursday 8th October 2015 – 10.30am Powhiri
We will be staying overnight, and we welcome people to bring their skills and talents to GIVE during our evening session after dinner. We will be meeting at the marae at 10am, where we will then be welcomed onto the marae with a powhiri, after which we have an interactive workshop planned with some opportunities for free time and to talk over shared food.
Staying overnight is optional, but we recommend you do as this an experience not to be missed!
Friday 9th October 2015
Our second day at the marae we have more things planned which we are still confirming but they are likely to involve Tai Chai, calligraphy, and self-empowerment. We expect to be finished by 1pm.
What is a noho marae?
Staying on the marae – and in our case Tatai Hono Marae.
What do i need to bring?
Warm clothes + change of clothes, sleeping bag/or blankets and a sheet, toothbrush/toiletries, ear plugs, book or anything that is relaxing for you, optional can of food to GIVE to a charity of your choosing.
- Pillows and mattresses will be available. There will be separate areas for males and females to sleep in the wharenui as well shared spaces.
- If you have any concerns with staying overnight or other health issues please have a chat to us and we can sort it out!
- There will be unisex toilets available at the marae.
This will be a smoke-free and alcohol-free event, and there will be a designated smoking area outside as well as support for anyone who is becoming smoke-free.
The tangata whenua of the marae are giving us a gift to use it, it is important that we are thankful and act respectfully.