Whānau StoriesSharing your successes and achievements with the whānau
We love celebrating the awesome things our whānau do – from sporting achievements to academic achievements and everything in between! Click the link to submit your whānau stories.
Check out some of our whānau stories below.
Latest Whānau Story
Gibson Manaakitanga Uruamo
My son Gibson began his basketball career in 2021 since then he has achieved vas variety of basketball achievements.
Gibson is now on his way to play in a representative international team that will be participating in a basketball international competition in Singapore 🇸🇬. Gibson has been all over QLD playing basketball representing Yarrabilba throughout his whole journey. Not only has he made large amount of achievements in basketball he has also been recognised as a skill full touch footy player. Gibson has got various amount of achievements in touch footy.
Gibson has been scouted by high end professional coaches that have been training him to become a more effective touch player. Gibson future goals are to become a NBA superstar making sure his iwi and whānau are recognised on the world stage.
Tracey Pirini (Watene)
As a servant to your community and people you hope that your commitment, passion and actions offer examples and role models behaviours that others want to emulate so that they in turn can lead and inspire others. It's a privilege when your mahi directly impacts on your community and your people, it's mahi that feeds your wairua.
Epsom Girls Grammar
Pakuranga Tennis Club
Remuera Tennis Club
Sent in by - Alaina Timoti | Read more here.
Nancy is taking more of a lead role within the wider Whānau sphere as an integral māngai between our mātua, kahi me rāua irāmutu, her voice and skillset is a contribution to the bigger picture / kaupapa (Whānau Success). We are exceptionally blessed and proud for all her accomplishments towards a brighter future for all. An inspiring role model for her nieces academically and professionally, Nancy has always been there to guide and advise unconditionally. Read more here.