Raetihi reps visit Horowhenua hubs

Members of Raetihi community groups teamed up with Uenuku iwi and Ruapehu District Council representatives last week in a road trip to contemporary cultural centres in Horowhenua. Organised by Uenuku project manager Steve Hirini, the road trip arose from ongoing discussion among Raetihi groups on revitalising Raetihi township and the possibility of creating a new

Urgent housing needs uncovered in Raetihi community

Families affected by asthma and whooping cough are living in damp homes in Raetihi, and others are in overcrowded homes or unsuitable accommodation, and struggling to access social housing and home improvement funding. A community discussion on social issues has uncovered an urgent need for safe and secure social housing in the central plateau region.

Four-day workshop brings addiction support to Raetihi

Above: Uenuku Charitable Trust’s Kāhui Pou project manager, Honey Winter. Four-day workshop brings addiction support to Raetihi A team of 20 drug and alcohol rehabilitation experts – including former addicts – is bringing an intensive four-day addiction workshop to Raetihi. Supported by Uenuku Charitable Trust, local health providers, community organisations and the Police, the Auckland-based