Taha whānau is about who makes us feel like we belong, who we care about and who we share our life with

Whānau is about extended relationships – it's not just our immediate relatives, it's our friends, hoamahi (colleagues), community and the people we care about. Everyone has a place and a role to fulfil within their whānau, and whānau contributes to our individual wellbeing and identity.

Spending time with whānau, doing things for them and getting involved gives us a feeling of purpose, connection and wellbeing. It benefits us and strengthens our whānau. As a core source of strength, support, security and identity, whānau plays a central role in our wellbeing.

Find out what support services are available for staff and students and where to find, tools, strategies and more information

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