Some examples of the work of REAPs

Forty Flags for Festival

Forty flags for festival (Becky Manawatu) Forty flags will soon flutter over Westport heralding the upcoming Fusion Festival.Buller Reap, New Coasters and the Buller District Council (BDC) made a call in September for flag designs from locals. Yesterday Buller Mayor...

Westport Deep Sea Fishing School – Buller REAP

Each year over 100 people, most of whom are Máori or Pasifika, come to a residential school in Westport to get national qualifications that will set them up for a career in fishing. Cadets at the school fall into two categories. Firstly there are courses for young...

NCEA4U gives students a second chance – Southern

The NCEA 4 U programme enables second chance learners to work towards achieving NCEA credits through Te Kura correspondence school. Learners work alongside quality tutors in relaxed, helpful settings to ensure they are supported in their learning journey...

Meaningful Adult Learning – Ruapehu

Programmes that are meaningful to their community is the key to adult learning programmes at Ruapehu. There was a high demand for programmes based around harakeke. The interest was for the harvest and care of harakeke and the many ways to use harakeke. The photos show...

Growing Digital Skills – Tairawhiti

Wharekahika (Hicks Bay) is in the northern end of the Tairawhiti region. Tairawhiti REAP and 20/20 Communications Trust have come together to bring Computers in Homes to this remote part of the country. 12 community members completed the 20 hour programme...

Some Comments – Central Plateau

Some Comments –  Central Plateau “Everything I learned about being a mum I learned from workshops, etc. Playgroup has been a lifesaver, family builder, and network builder for us!” “Empowering children within the Māori Culture through Te Reo and tikanga...

SKIP Contract Development – Eastbay REAP

Eastbay have used a community led developmental approach to their development of a SKIP contract. This was a collaborative Eastbay REAP staff initiative from across a number of contract areas. With face to face connecting as a platform, conversations were...

Te Roopu Manaaki

Te Roopu Manāki recently performed at the REAP National Conference. This was a highlight for this group who have been participating in ACE (Adult and Community Education) programmes with Wairarapa REAP for approximately a year now. They have learned a...

Haka World Record Attempt

On 2 November schools from around the Wairarapa along with some Early Childhood Centres and community groups came together at Memorial Park in Masterton to try and re-claim the record for the world’s largest haka. The previous record of 4,028 was held by a...

Westland Parent Network

A weekly network was set up by WestREAP at the beginning of 2016 to engage parents/whanau in a supportive parent network group in Westland. Parents/whānau were welcomed into a warm and supportive environment where they were empowered to lead the direction...

WiFi at last for Bruce Bay Community

The project was to find a solution to the South Westland digital blackspot between Fox Glacier and Haast. The area around Bruce Bay is the most difficult demographically to engage, by identifying a solution and connecting the community using technology and...

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This course has been helpful to me. I have learned to communicate with others, and working as a team. This has taught me that I can build my confidence.
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