Home' Bay Chronicle : November 25th 2010 Contents 6 BAY CHRONICLE, NOVEMBER 25, 2010
Developing Tino Rangatiratanga by providing ordinary services in an extraordinary way
136a Commerce Street
(Opposite Farmers and also based at
Phone: (09) 408 4844
or 0800 KOROWAI
Fax: (09) 408 4842
PO Box 401 Kaitaia
IT'S NOT OK
I like walking
in the rain
cause no one
We are pleased to once again account to you
this month on How we made a difference. over
the past 12 months. The following statistical
information is audited as part of our service
accreditation retention, andtherefore considered
credible. We have however purposely withheld
considerable sensitive statistical information to
avoid whanau identifcation or breach cultural
trust as follows;
295 families asked us for help because they had
either been refused help or assistance or
fell outside government agency criteria.
566 children under the age of 16 benefted
from our services because their parents
had been refused help or assistance or fell
outside government agency criteria. 87%
Each Whanau required on average 6.3
interventions across each primary life
domain Health, Housing, Justice, Training
& Employment including Economic
development sector. A total of 4,783
interventions were provided.
54 Whanau asked us to take full control of their
affairs because they could not cope.
183 Whanau told us they were in Crisis. A crisis
is determined as something that cannot
wait for an appointment due to health or
86 families were single parent Whanau.
167 of the Whanau stated they were
49 People told us they wanted to hurt
38 People told us they wanted to hurt someone
68 Whanau completed Drug, Alcohol or
Gambling counseling sessions.
17 Whanau facilitation hui were provided for
long term prisoners coming home.
28 Restorative Justice Conferences were
5 Employment disputes were successfully
mediated, and the employees were able
to return to work
9 Child custody access plans were completed
235 Verifed & validated Budgets including
cash-fows were completed and are
146 Whanau retained their chattels or had them
returned from repossession companies.
136 Power or Water disconnections were
65 Order for examination were completed &
fled in the courts.
27 Trusts asked us for assistance with
programming, Business Planning.
16 Charities received assistance to complete
127 Homes were rescued from Mortgagee
39 Whanau became home owners as a result of
our Home Ownership Education Course.
8 Whanau had successful mediation outcomes
with their Landlord.
54 applications to the Maori land Court were
completed & Filed.
51 Whanau & 108 children were reconnected
back to their Whanau of choice.
23 Whanau were reunited after being separated
due to family violence.
16 Whanau had their Tamariki returned to their
9 Rates postponement applications were
1 complaint regarding dissatisfaction with
service delivery was received. A meeting
was convened and the matter was resolved
the complainant being satisfed with the
The Service statistics over the past period
continue to bear testimony to the way we
have steadily worked towards our mission of
Developing Tino Rangatiratanga or
assisting whanau to achieve their maximum
potential as they move from State dependence
Furthermore the Service statistics also point out
the tenacity of our staff, their point of difference
and to the entrepreneurial fair adopted by
them to seek out the best outcomes for the
whanau they serve searching for help as they
continue to provide ordinary services in an
Finally we have been offcially advised that
we were unsuccessful with our Whanau Ora
bid. We would like to publicly acknowledge
our brother and sister organisations who were
successful (nga tino mihi kia koutou katoa) and
fnally of course the regional leadership group
chaired by Jo Mane of Kaitaia for their mighty
contribution Kia Ora.
If you know of any young person witnessing family violence or
IF YOU ARE HURTING THOSE WHO LOVE YOU THE MOST AND WANT HELP, PLEASE
CALL US CONFIDENTIALLY NOW
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Police are trying to find
the owner of a bicycle
believed to have been
taken from the Cobham
Rd area last Thursday.
The bike was recovered
from a 13-year-old
Kerikeri youth after
information was received
from a member of the
public. If you're missing a
bike, contact the Kerikeri
station police with a
Police would like to hear
any information that
might help them with
their investigation into a
burglary at the boat shed
at Lake Manuwai, north
Beware of the cunning
ploys used by thieves
warn Kerikeri police after
a burglary in the Kerikeri
township on Saturday
during the late afternoon.
Occupants of a house
were distracted by a man
while a second person
entered the house from
the back and stole a
laptop. The man is
described as Maori, 18
to 20 years with short
dark hair and well
Win Neil Diamond tickets
The Bay Chronicle is giv-
ing away two double
passes to the Neil Dia-
mond Super Hits Show.
The show comes to The
Centre at Kerikeri on
December 4. The Neil
Diamond Super Hits
Show comes to The Cen-
tre on 4 December 4 .
Email your contact
details to kerikeri.editor
@snl.co.nz or mail PO
Box 392, Kerikeri, to go
into a draw.
Pride expo on Sunday
The Mid North Com-
munity Pride Expo will
be held at the Kerikeri
Domain on Sunday,
10am to 2pm.
Teams of high school
students will test their
speed, strength and
agility against each
other during the police
competency test (fitness
test) at the expo.
Along with the police
competency test there
will be a display by the
police dog section and
armed offenders squad.
The public can also see
how the forensic police
staff gather evidence
from a crime scene using
fingerprints and other
services like the Fire
Service and St John will
be present and there will
be displays from the
Department of Conser-
vation, Victim Support,
Ministry of Fisheries,
Hauroa Whanui, Civil
Defence and Roadsafe
This is the second year
that Kerikeri has hosted
the expo and Mid North
Manager senior sergeant
Justin Rogers says the
expo is about showcasing
the community and the
people who work and live
The theme is based on
the PRIDE acronym of
protect, respect, involve,
develop and educate.
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