ahurea  culture

Ko koe ti tēnā, ko ahau ki tēnei kiwai o te kete

You carry that handle, I will carry this handle,
and together we will carry the woven basket

Kaitiakitanga

Healing ecosystems through healing people; healing people through healing ecosystems.

Attuning with life's cycles

and patterns.

 Enhancing the mauri of

people and place.

Living in deep relationship with the web of life

Guardianship

Mohio

Appreciating the wisdom and

beauty in difference.

Acknowledging the limits of our awareness and seeking diverse perspectives.

Ensuring diverse,

intergenerational mentorship.

Seeking wisdom for guidance and context

Wisdom

Mahi Tahi

Organising in many diverse, collaborative teams.

Dreaming together,

working together.

Cooperating in relationship

with aligned organisations.

Thriving in

collaboration

Collaboration

Whanaungatanga

Supporting emotional 

honesty.

Approaching relationships

with compassion.

Communicating our capacity and celebrating ‘no’.

Deepen relationships through trust

Relationships

Honouring diverse ways

of knowing.

Honouring tangata whenua and upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi

and He Whakaputanga.

Empowering participation in decision making.

Supporting the sovereignty of people and communities

Sovereignty

Tino Rangatiratanga
Tino Rangatiratanga

Mauri ora

Weaving mind, body,

environment and spirit through embodied practices.

Encouraging preventative

healthcare of people,

planet and resources.

Cherishing and regenerating

living systems.

Harmonising inner and

outer ecosystems

Health

Nahanaha

Valuing and honouring time:

 ours and others.

Getting stuck in, planning ahead

and using time effectively.

Balancing immediacy

with context.

Honoring processes and

systems.

Sharing roles and responsibilities when necessary.

Organising unrushed 

systems

Systematic

Aumangea

Embracing disturbance, change and adaptation.

Self-sufficiency in food, energy, water, waste and material resources.

Holistically approaching resilience - physically, spiritually, emotionally, personally, collectively, communally.

Supporting personal and collective resilience

Resilience

Manaakitanga

Caring for all, embodying respect and tolerance.

Nurturing manuhiri [guests] and sharing kai that nourishes wellbeing.

Honoring each others

emotional state.

You do you and

we’ll support you.

Nurturing personal and collective wellbeing

caring

Whakawhaiti

Financially accessible learning.

 

Clear and understandable

language and communication.

 

Transparently sharing processes

and systems.

 

Diversifying places, spaces,

thinking and feeling.

We are inclusive and accessible

Inclusion

Whakamatau

Courageously exploring the edges and pushing boundaries.

Observing, recording, and self-regulating to improve ourselves

and our systems.

Acknowledging our fallibility.

Consider, consulting and

seeking consent.

Inquiring and

experimenting

Experiment

Whakahari

Celebrating achievements

and failures.

Celebrating human connection

and emotional diversity.

Attuning to and harmonising

with Earth's cycles.

Celebrating the

cycles of life

Celebration

Auahatanga

Healing through

creative process.

Facilitating spaces that

feed creativity.

Evolving our traditions.

Nurturing

creativity

Creativity

Whakahoki korero

Listening to feedback from

ourselves, others and the environment.

Sharing with positive intent.

Respecting and responding to

others wellbeing.

Sharing and learning

from feedback

Feedback

Tonuitanga

Changing economic practice to support equity and

right livelihood.

Reducing or removing the cost

of learning.

 

Supporting personal, collective

and community prosperity.

Enabling abundance and prosperity through creative economics

Abundance

Oi

Prototyping new organisational patterns.

Governing in a way that 

dismantles damaging power dynamics.

Sharing and collaborating with change-networks on

socio-political solutions.

Actively participating in political change

Activism

vision

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