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Sensory Modulation the Maori Way


This family/whānau forum will run in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Week. The theme this year is: connect with nature for good mental health and wellbeing. The focus is on kaupapa Māori ways of calming and sensory modulation. It's open to families, service users and the community.

For more information contact Noeline Te Pania on 09 487 1548 or

The 5 natural ways

Five natural ways to wellbeing


Me Whakawhanaunga 

Connecting with nature is great for you! The beauty is in how simple it can be. Remember if you can’t get outside, you can always bring the outdoors in.


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Nature provides, it gives everything needed to not only survive, but thrive. Here’s some cool ways you can give back to nature:


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Take notice

 Me aro tonu

It's common to go about your daily life, oblivious to your natural environment. Take some time to be mindful of what’s happening around you.


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Keep learning

Me ako tonu

There’s always something new to learn and discover when you interact with nature:


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Be active

Me kori tonu

Getting outside exposure and exercising is good for your overall health and wellbeing, plus it strengthens you connection with nature:


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