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Learn about He Oranga Poutama (with live Q&A)

15 February 2022

22 February 2022 10:00am  

Are you passionate about growing Māori leadership in play, active recreation and sport? Are you keen to explore Māori approaches that support positive outcomes for Māori through physical activity? 

Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa are extending the He Oranga Poutama programme into three new takiwā across Aotearoa – Te Tairāwhiti, Manawatū and Te Ūpoko o te Ika. Applications are now open from 15 February 2022 for suitable providers. 

To support potential applicants, Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa is hosting an information webinar on Tuesday 22 February 2022 10:00am. Come along and hear from our Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa Rautaki Māori team as they share information about He Oranga Poutama, how it works, Te Whetū Rehua and the He Oranga Poutama outcomes. There will be an opportunity for Q & A with our team at the end of the webinar.  

This is a unique opportunity to learn about the He Oranga Poutama programme as well as what is coming up in 2022.  

We’ll also have a special guest joining us, Helen Leahy, CEO of Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu, one of the ten He Oranga Poutama providers. Hear from Helen as she shares her learnings and insights from delivering He Oranga Poutama.  

The webinars will be facilitated by Wiremu Mato, He Oranga Poutama Lead at Sport NZ who is also a former Kaiwhakahaere at Sport Waitākere, delivering He Oranga Poutama in the greater Auckland region.  

Pre-registration for the webinar is required.  

Register Now  

Please indicate your attendance by emailing 

When registering please provide your: 

  • Name 
  • Organisation 
  • Email address 
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