Some examples of the work of REAPs

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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