Mangere community news. This month: Active Futures, De La Salle volunteers in the Philippines, 'hands around the land' at Ihumatao, and more!
EDITION #40 APRIL 2018 275 Māngere’s times 275 times Free! Our stories, our people, our Māngere Kōrero paki ō tatou, Tāngata ō tatou, Ngā Hau Māngere ō tatou On Saturday 24th March 2018 in the Mangere Town Centre, Otara Health Charitable Trust celebrated the inaugural launch of the Active Futures programme in the Mangere Community. A variety of free fun activities were on display on the day which included face painting; Zumba Swagg; Photo Booth and an Amazing Race around the Mangere Town Centre. A lucky family who took part in the Amazing Race won a fantastic Toaletai Faumuina David Tua with he team from Otara Health Charitable Trust’s ACTIVE FUTURES PROGRAM (photo supplied) Active Futures comes to town family prize pack filled with healthy breakfast products, fruit & vegetables and an awesome family sports pack that included a signed pair of boxing gloves by a Son of Mangere – Toaletai Faumuina David Tua. He endorsed the importance of providing our tamariki/ tamaiti with good nutrition and physical activity, to grow into a healthy body weight. A flash mob was planned and executed as a fun way of demonstrating how dance/ movement is a fun activity continued page 4 WHAT’S INSIDE: MABUHAY! From De La Salle College