Hauora A Iwi Whanganui

Monday 2 April 2012, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

A profile of the physical education programme at Turakina Maori Girls’ College, plus join kaumatua of Whanganui at Ratana Pa in an initiative to promote whakawhanaungatanga.

Monday 2 January 2012, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

An observational documentary series focused on the lives of the people behind iwi health providers in the Whanganui area.

Tuesday December 28 at 8.00 PM on Maori Television

Travel into the majestic Whanganui region to meet the local iwi health providers doing their people proud. Tonight: A profile of the physical education programme at Turakina Maori Girls’ College, plus, join kaumatua of Whanganui at Ratana Pa in an initiative to promote whakawhanaungatanga.

Tuesday December 7 at 8.00 PM on Maori Television

Travel into the majestic Whanganui region to meet the local iwi health providers doing their people proud. Tonight: Tony and Marama spend the day with at risk youth, and Leah helps a first-time mum understand the complexities of her baby’s sleeping patterns, and guides her through the immunisation process. Meanwhile, sports-mad Kellie uses traditional and modern methods to educate young Maori about the benefits of health and fitness. Today she gives them a workout with a game of tapu wai – a fast-paced non-contact ball team-sport.

Tuesday November 9 at 8.00 PM on Maori Television

Travel into the majestic Whanganui region to meet the local iwi health providers doing their people proud! A character-driven documentary series that profiles the iwi health providers who do so much for their people. Tonight: Pet MacDonnell and Moana Bell journey into the middle reaches of the Whanganui River to service the unique marae-based community at Tieke.

Tuesday October 12 at 8.00 PM on Maori Television

Series premiere! Travel into the majestic Whanganui region to meet the local iwi health providers doing their people proud. Ahead in the series: strap into a helicopter with Julie ‘Pet’ McDonnell, a truly unique woman who takes a mobile health service into the far reaches of the Whanganui river; join the irreplaceable community health worker Aunty ‘Chop’ Motu on her daily rounds servicing the people of the wider Rangitikei. And gain special access to Ratana Pa with Te Kotuku Hauora O Rangitikei, which sets up shop on the Pa four times a week to service members of the community. Tonight: Young Harry Wilson hopes to learn more about his Maoritanga on a trip up the Whanganui River with youth worker Ned Tapa. Housebound kaumatua of Marton are ‘let loose’ through a scheme that offers mobility scooters to the regions elderly. And in snow-capped Ohakune, community health worker Miriana Johnson gets her Nan back on her feet after a heart operation.

Tuesday October 5 at 8.00 PM on Maori Television

Series premiere! Travel into the majestic Whanganui region to meet the local iwi health providers doing their people proud. Ahead in the series: strap into a helicopter with Julie ‘Pet’ McDonnell, a truly unique woman who takes a mobile health service into the far reaches of the Whanganui river; join the irreplaceable community health worker Aunty ‘Chop’ Motu on her daily rounds servicing the people of the wider Rangitikei. Witness the moving and uplifting stories of young mothers finding support through work done by the tireless Leah Dehar. And gain special access to Ratana Pa with Te Kotuku Hauora O Rangitikei, which sets up shop on the Pa four times a week to service members of the community. Tonight: Turiana Turia plays tour guide as the programme sets off to meet the iwi health providers of the wider Whanganui region. Inspirational Te Oranganui youth workers Ned Tapa and Tony Sheppard prepare a new group of at-risk urbanised youth for their first trip by waka up the Whanganui river.