Champion for Māori Health

Cheri is a champion for Māori health and currently working as the Director Commissioning and Service Development, Kahu Taurima – Early years and Maternity, Te Aka Whai Ora, Te Whanganui-a-Tara. She joins the Board with a strong understanding of our organisation by previously holding the position of Business Development Manager for Family Works and holds Governance roles across two other NGO’s. Cheri is passionate about building positive working relationships and networks across government, non-government organisations, and Māori and Pacific communities and brings a wealth of experience in strategic leadership and change management.

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The difficult reality we face every day is that children are increasingly needing counselling services for mental health and trauma.

Family Works establishes support services in Marton

Family Works has started offering services in the small Rangitīkei town of Marton after identifying a need for support in

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Anxiety, especially among children, is on the rise. Family Works intake worker Emily Craigie explains what anxiety is, why it