News & Events

May
5
2017

Te Reo Course Makes Learning Fun

A course in Te Reo Maori is proving very popular with students in the South Kaipara area thanks to its tutor Tuwhiti Happy.

Feb
3
2017

Healthy Food At Kaipara College

Helensville News feature on the healthy new menu at Kaipara College being served up by the kitchen at Te Whare Oranga o Parakai.

Dec
8
2016

Recognition For Our Tania

Te Whare Oranga o Parakai's own Tania Sterk receives a voucher for her contribution and dedication to the community

Oct
13
2016

Education Focus At Next Harvest Market

A special invitation is being issued to the community to come to the October Harvest Market and talk face-to-face with education and training providers and tell them what courses you'd like to see offered at Te Whare Oranga in 2017.

Sep
26
2016

Call For Volunteers

Te Whare Oranga o Parakai needs some enthusiastic volunteers to help its staff continue to serve the South Kaipara community. Would you like to join our team?

May
26
2016

Parakai School Chefs Cook Up Inspiration at Te Whare Oranga O Parakai

The Term 2 2016 issue of School News visits the Parakai School Cooking Classes held at Te Whare Oranga O Parakai

May
4
2016

Healthy Helensville April 2016

The HotHouse – growing ideas in a shared space – Working, innovating and connecting locally is now an option with The HotHouse. Situated at Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai, the initiative is being established by The South Kaipara Community Economic Development Scheme (SKCEDS).

Dec
1
2015

New Kitchen Manager at Te Whare

Keryn Reardon joins the team at Te Whare Oranga o Parakai as our new Kitchen Manager...

Sep
16
2015

NZ Herald: Hub a turnaround for small town

Catherine Smith profiles Parakai's most groundbreaking new facility, Te Whare Oranga o Parakai.

Apr
25
2015

Weekend Herald: The Producers

Apr
23
2015

NorWest News: Healthy Pickings at Market

Mar
29
2015

Herald on Sunday: Living 'New Market'

Feb
24
2015

Imelda King is the new Manager of Te Whare Oranga

We welcome Imelda King as the new Project Manager of Te Whare Oranga o Parakai. Imelda will be based at Te Whare Oranga o Parakai from late March and is contactable via email at imelda@thrivekaipara.org.nz

Feb
9
2015

Burglary & Vandalism

We are disappointed to share with the community that Te Whare Oranga o Parakai was broken into over the long Waitangi weekend, with burglary and vandalism at the property. However this annoying setback will not alter our opening plans or delay our progress!

Jan
7
2015

Manager Position - Part Time

The Helensville District Health Trust is seeking a Manager for Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai – the position is part time. We are looking for an experienced Manager with a passion for community development and good commercial acumen to manage our exciting new facility at Parakai. Applicants will require previous experience in business development and have a good track record of working with a team and volunteers. Please submit your C.V. or for further information contact ctorrance@helensvillehealth.co.nz Applications close 5.00 pm, 23 January 2015.

Dec
19
2014

NZ Herald article 'The pub with no peer'

Read all about Te Whare Oranga o Parakai in the NZ Herald's look at how Sky City funding has been spent on the project...

Dec
16
2014

Te Whare Oranga's building works begin!

Check out the latest building works going on in Parakai over the summer in our gallery below...

Dec
16
2014

Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai to open March 2015

Stay tuned, but we're planned an opening event extravaganza over the weekend of 28 + 29 March 2015. With an official opening planned for Saturday 28 March and the inaugural Harvest Market launching on Sunday 29 March there's something for everyone over the opening weekend, with great food, famous Kiwis performing live, lots to buy, try and experience. More information coming soon...

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