Happy new year everyone. Te Pou offices are now open for 2021. 

Happy new year everyone. Te Pou offices are now open for 2021. 

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3 December 2020

By Te Pou

Celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities: 3 December

Each year on 3 December we come together to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme of this year's International Day of Persons with Disabilities is: "Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World".

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9 September 2020

Seeking your views on Workforce Development Councils

Industry feedback is being sought on the options proposed for the Workforce Development Council (WDC) for the Health, Community and Social Services Sectors. The WDCs are being established as part of the Reform of Vocation Education.

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27 August 2020

By Te Pou

A new chapter for the Matua Raḵi name

To honour the return of the Matua Raḵi name to its home in the South Island, we look back at where the name came from, how the mahi started and how much has been achieved since.

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9 July 2020

By Mark Smith

Sector's Covid-19 feedback

Throughout the Covid-19 rāhui, Te Pou collected feedback from the sector through our website on what the most significant things have been for you during the whole lockdown period. Here we share the results of that feedback.

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23 June 2020

By Mark Smith

Addiction service outcomes

Mark Smith, principal advisor - outcomes and information, looks at ADOM (alcohol and other drug outcome measure) and what makes the simple outcome tool so special.

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15 June 2020

Ministry of Health's Cancer Action Plan

The Ministry of Health’s cancer action plan was published in February 2020. We were really pleased that Equally Well champions were able to make an impact on the published plan.

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