a sample of photos from our trip

Aere Tai Gallery

New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

Mataiva and Josh Robertson from Vaimoana Pasifika Trust (VPT) in New Plymouth doing great work with strong community links in local churches

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New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

We interviewed local policeman Nelson Pulotu, chosen as Taranaki Daily News Person of the Year for his work setting up a youth academy in Marfell and who works closely with VPT

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New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

Members of the Fitzroy Samoan Methodist Church Congregation in New Plymouth

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New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

Members of the Fitzroy Samoan Methodist Church Congregation in New Plymouth

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New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

Members of the Fitzroy Samoan Methodist Church Congregation in New Plymouth

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New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

We spoke to Trustee Rosie Belau (pictured with daughter Lille) in the Vaimoana Pasifika Trust's Garden, where they support local families by supplementing groceries with extra veggies grown

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New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

Mt Taranaki on a cloudy day

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Napier - KFCT
Napier - KFCT

ECE Centre run by King’s Force Health Charitable Trust in Napier

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Napier - KFCT
Napier - KFCT

ECE Centre run by King’s Force Health Charitable Trust in Napier

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Napier - KFCT
Napier - KFCT

ECE Centre run by King’s Force Health Charitable Trust in Napier

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Napier - KFCT
Napier - KFCT

ECE Centre run by King’s Force Health Charitable Trust in Napier

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Napier - KFCT
Napier - KFCT

Napier T&G building and clock tower

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Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Participants of the True Colours Drama Programme (anti-bullying)

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Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Participants of the True Colours Drama Programme (anti-bullying)

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Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Nurse Tausilia Letufuga performing health checks at PICT's office on Palmerston Rd

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Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Kaumatua meet at PICT in Gisborne

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Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Kaumatua group in Gisborne meet at PICT

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Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Immigration advice takes place at Pacific Island Community Trust Gisborne

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Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Fruit picking at Bruce Van Dorp's orchard. Bruce employs over 30 staff who are mostly of Tongan heritage

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Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

At Bruce Van Dorp's orchard 10 minutes out of Gisborne. Bruce employs over 30 staff who are mostly of Tongan heritage

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Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Up Titirangi looking back over Gisborne

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Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

Rotorua Pacific Island Community Services Trust (RPICST) runs a Pasifika Power Up Homework Centre at Sunset Primary School. We interviewed the Peato family (Tokelau), one of the many families involved with Pasifika Power Up

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Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

Pasifika Power Up Homework Centre Rotorua coordinated by RPICST

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Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

Pasifika Power Up homework help - good work RPICST

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Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

Pasifika Power Up Rotorua

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Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

Pasifika Power Up Rotorua

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Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

RPICST is opening an ECE Centre at Sunset Primary. We spoke with Principal Neils Rasmussen ("Ras") and Trustee Chrissy Russell and Coordinator Lichelle about the partnership

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Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

At the ECE site in Rotorua. Sunset Primary Principal Neils Rasmussen ("Ras"), RPICST Trustee Chrissy Russell, Coordinator Lichelle and Trustee Sale Fiaola

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Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

Early morning in Rotorua

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Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

Some of the team from PICT at their offices in Cameron Street, Tauranga

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Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

EPIK Programme mentor Chris Tongalea with some of his mentored students from Tauranga Intermediate

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Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

EPIK Programme mentor Chris Tongalea with some of his mentored students from Tauranga Intermediate

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Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

PICT clients the Pohiva family - Tevita (father), Mel (daughter) and Nina (mother) have benefited from PICT's advocacy and health promotion services in Tauranga

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Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

PICT Nurse Ruthie performs a health check at the Mo'ui Lelei Programme in Tauranga

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Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

Nurse Ruthie performs some general health checks at Mo'ui Lelei

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Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

Exercise at Mo'ui Lelei - good work PICT Tauranga

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Tokoroa - SWPICS
Tokoroa - SWPICS

Outside Papa Andrews home in Tokoroa courtesy of SWPICS

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Tokoroa - SWPICS
Tokoroa - SWPICS

Inside Papa Andrews home in Tokoroa courtesy of SWPICS

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Tokoroa - SWPICS
Tokoroa - SWPICS

Nurse Kerry from SWPICS takes us into the home of a local client

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Tokoroa - SWPICS
Tokoroa - SWPICS

Great work by SWPICS in Tokoroa with Well Child checks at a local ECE Centre

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Tokoroa - SWIPCS
Tokoroa - SWIPCS

Great work by SWPICS in Tokoroa with Well Child checks at a local ECE Centre

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Tokoroa - SWIPCS
Tokoroa - SWIPCS

Great work by SWPICS in Tokoroa with Well Child checks at a local ECE Centre

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Tokoroa - SWPICS
Tokoroa - SWPICS

Smoking Cessation Coordinator Tala does a check with one of his patients

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Tokoroa - SWPICS
Tokoroa - SWPICS

Up Colson's Hill looking back over Tokoroa

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Hamilton - KPT
Hamilton - KPT

KPT CEO Leaupepe Peta Karalus

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Hamilton - KPT
Hamilton - KPT

With a family working with KPT in Hamilton

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Hamilton - KPT
Hamilton - KPT

With a family working with KPT in Hamilton

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Hamilton - KPT
Hamilton - KPT

Some of the KPT Team in Hamilton

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Oceania Media recently took a trip around the midland region to collect photos, editorials and film on behalf of the Aere Tai Regional Midland Collective. We're working on their website and film but here is a sample of some of the photos taken during our trip.