Te Ara Korowai is a peer led creative wellbeing centre in Raumati Beach. We provide opportunities for participation and inclusion in creative and wellbeing focused classes for all in our community. Our mission is to promote positive mental health through support, creativity and wellness. We are a not-for-profit community organisation and rely on grants and donations to continue to operate and offer our services to those in our community who need them.
Our Kaupapa: Embracing the path of recovery with the cloak of support.
OUR TEAM AND VOLUNTEERS
Centre Manager / Fundraiser – Sarah Yuile
Centre Co-ordinator, creative director / Arts Tutor – Ara Kennedy
Arts Tutors – Nicky Campbell, Jan Thompson, Emily-Jane Smith
Writing Tutor – Rob Hack
Dance Teacher – Rachel Wilson
Meditation Teachers – Geraldine Reid, Kelly Hall
Cooking Tutors – Amy Gilbert, Elisha Nauta
Centre Cleaner – Tony Newey
We welcome volunteers from both the community and our membership.
Our Board is made up of community members with at least half the team having a lived experience of mental distress as per our constitution.
Chair: Bill Hawke; Secretary: Phil Clark; Treasurer: Melanie Attree ; Paul Dacombe-Bird; Wayne Butson
Member Representative: Ruth
Members: Melissa Brewerton; Mark Young
Charity registration CC28369