Year 10 Option Health
Teacher in Charge: J. Hura-Tupaea
Health Promotion Overview
Project-based option that focuses on improving wellbeing.
Identity - Socio-Economic Perspective & Health Promotion
Papakura area | camp | whanaungatanga
Ngati Tamaoho Office
Tour of Papakura Area
Connecting with Papakura Marae
Connecting with ex-students who have ‘made it’ in life.
E.g. Mary-Jane Ale (Police Officer), Chynna Phelan (Mount Eden Event Manager) etc.
Students create a project-based inquiry around each of these inspirations, what they have endured, experienced, and how they acknowledge their past, present and future.
Cultural & Traditional Health Practises
Maori: Mirimiri | Rongoa | Pregnancy | Health | Tikanga in the garden, home, differing Marae pending iwi.
Tongan | Samoan | Dominant Ethnicities within our School and examining their health practises.
This includes spiritual healing of tohunga, Maori mediums, medium healers & readers as well as crystal readings.
Health Promoting Agencies
Getting an understanding of what support we have in Papakura, what they are about, their processes, and how we can connect our community with them or improve wellbeing to avoid certain interactions.
E.g. Getting an understanding of what Oranga Tamariki do, their purpose, process, and further implications.
They will have an opportunity to talk to social workers, understand their perspective and perhaps talk | watch some interviews that are relatable.
Other agencies could include (but are not limited to) Kainga Ora, Police, Lava, Papakura Marae, YouthLine, Nurses, Midwives, Physiotherapists, Doctors, Alcohol.org., counselor etc.
The courses we offer are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.