01 Jan 2020
Street Prints Mauao Youth Mentoring Program

Street Prints Mauao Youth Mentoring Program

Our Te Puke Region Taiohi/youth have the opportunity to be involved in Tauranga's third Street Prints International Street Art Festival! Help Artists paint large scale murals and assist them in creating something beautiful for your Community. Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2420741094856756/ More info about the Youth Mentoring Program is on the Website. Please click through to the website link to register. We have limited spaces available. https://www.streetprints.org/mauao-2020/street-prints-mauao-2020-youth-mentoring-registration/

23 May 2019
Maketu in pink for inclusive message

Maketu in pink for inclusive message

Maketu was out in force last Friday to mark Pink Shirt Day. A special event to mark the anti-bullying initiative was organised by Maketu Hauora and Maketu Primary School. Pink Shirt Day is about working together to stop bullying by celebrating diversity and promoting positive social relationships. It’s about creating a community where all people feel safe, valued and respected regardless of their age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability or cultural background. This event was part of the Youth...

18 May 2019
Throwdown – National Dance Battle in Te Puke

Throwdown – National Dance Battle in Te Puke

The best of NZ’s street dancers are battling it out for supremacy in Te Puke today. The much-anticipated Te Puke Throwdown – National Dance Battle is happening in Te Puke all day with plenty of food, fun, dance workshops and a car being covered in graffiti street art. The free all-ages competition is being held in conjunction with youth week 2019 which is running from May 18 to May 26. This year’s youth week theme is ‘We are more than...

15 May 2019
National Dance Battle

Te Puke Showdown – National Dance Battle

A shout to all those who competed in the Te Puke National Dance Battle, those who attended the event, the financial backers and the volunteers. Here is a short highlights video of the amazing day. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ezTh1ZnHMg Thank you Creative Communities (Creative BOP), Te Puke Baptist Church, Sign Centre Ltd, Epic Te Puke, Maketu Rotary, WBOPDC, Social Link, Te Puke COLAB. Thank you Te Puke Diner, BOP Radiators, The Daily Café, DFP Apparel, Epic for the vouchers and giveaways. Thank you...

09 May 2019
Dance battle to take place in Te Puke

Dance battle to take place in Te Puke

A national dance battle dubbed as the Te Puke Throwdown is set to take place on May 18. The free all ages competition is being held in conjunction with youth week 2019 which is running from May 18 to May 26. This year’s youth week theme is ‘We are more than you see’ ‘He wai hohonu a matou’ (literally, we are deep waters, thus referring to unseen depths). This national dance battle is youth inspired. Steve Fawcett from Vector Group...