This session explores the Core Competency 'Practices whai wāhitanga – creating space for youth participation'. This is informed by the Mana Taiohi principle of Whai Wāhitanga.
Join Simon Mareko and a group of Pasifika men as they explore Hononga – Identifying And Strengthening Connectedness. This session includes reflections on past quality connections, methods for fostering quality connections and other pearls of wisdom.
This session explores prioritising whanaungatanga - the building of quality relationships. This is related to the Mana Taiohi principle of Whanaungatanga.
The pōwhiri process is introduced beginning with the wero (challenge) including: What to consider before entering into a relationship with tangata whenua, hapū and Māori? Rules of engagement. Who are we are approaching? How does this relate to youth work?
This training session will continue on the discussion of the pōwhiri process with a particular focus on Waharoa/Karanga with connections made to working with youth