Ma muri ka tika a mua
Learn from the past to prepare for the future
Helen Sanderson Associates New Zealand is launching on 1st November 2016. In this blog post, our New Zealand Lead, Jan Perkins, talks about her vision for what we will be doing there and why it's important.
Shifting Power - Building a person directed organization
In August Tautoko Services Options team presented at the NZ Disability Support Network Conference Up for It - Embracing and Leading Change
The presenters are members of the Options team who live and work in the Lower North Island. Jan Perkins, Ceo of Tautoko Services is the emcee of the team and interviewed each of the six presenters.
During 2015, Jed, Ashley, Bryce and recently Jolene have taken on the role of ‘Events Organisers.’ Developing friendships, being able to speak up, improving personal relationships and being able to make decisions and choices are some of the goals of the organisers.
I had always been a very independent hardworking man, a good pastry chef in a bakery in Motueka. Life was good. In one day life changed, I felt weak and but still got on my bike and went off to work.
We completed an adult sensory assessment with a mother of four who had returned to university to study. Her children had been identified as having sensory processing difficulties, this made her think about her own difficulties with adjusting to life at uni and decided a sensory assessment would be a good place to start.
Just Zilch rescues surplus goods from various suppliers and makes them available to those who determine themselves to be in need. Just Zilch works alongside other organisations in Palmerston North to ensure that the surplus food is been accessed and redistributed appropriately so that it is going to the right places.
Tautoko Support Services
Phone: 04 233 0164
Fax: 04 233 0154
Tautoko Services is a Charitable Trust registered with the Charities Commission and our registration number is: CC26019.
Charities Commission Website
We depend on the generosity of the public to close the gap between our rising costs and the financial resources available.