Kaupapa Māori Antenatal and Kaiāwhina Education (M.A.K.E) is a hui for pregnant māori women and their whānau support, a compact course held on a marae or elsewhere in the community. birthEd Kaiāwhina draws from today’s Māori culture, incorporating ancestral māori cultural birth stories, beliefs and connection through whakapapa and genealogy. The course will share current childbirth and early parenting knowledge, with key baby safety messages. It empowers women to make informed decisions for themselves.

  • 11 December
    3 days, 09:00 AM NZDT - 03:00 PM NZDT
    • Free
    Register2 places remaining
  • 15 April
    3 days, 09:00 AM NZST - 03:00 PM NZST
  • 17 June
    3 days, 09:00 AM NZST - 03:00 PM NZST
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Description

MAKEM.A.K.E is a kaupapa māori wānanga about normal childbirth, sharing traditional birthing stories, breastfeeding and baby safety education.

Partners make Ipu whenua.

Weaving kono (small open basket) and cord tie for birth cord is offered over three days alongside the info sharing.

We have an experienced kairaranga to support the weaving process.