About the programme

Tai-oranga is a 4-hour school-based programme that includes a combination of psychoeducation (learning), kōrero (discussion and reflections), movement-based and mindfulness-based activities, and artwork to promote wellbeing and resilience.

This programme has 3 modules: 

  • Social connections (Belonging, spiritual/whanau wellbeing) 
  • Physical health and wellbeing (body, exercise, sleep, diet) 
  • Emotional wellbeing (mind, cognitive, thoughts) 

Age group  - 7 - 9 years old (year 3 and 4)  

Topic - Wellbeing and Resilience

Aim To empower tamariki to learn about wellbeing (mind, body, and spirit) and strategies to increase their wellbeing through promoting a change in perspective, creative thinking, and self-esteem.  


  • Creating a safe environment: Feeling safe will help tamariki feel supported, accepted, and will encourage them to express themselves.  
  • Learning the “why”: Understanding their emotions and needs will help to promote healthy decision-making.  
  • Focusing on their unique strengths: Encouraging tamariki to recognise and promote their individual strengths to help foster growth, self-regulation, and positive self-esteem.  

Tai-oranga is currently available in Wellington. Please email us for more information.

Resources Available at Skylight

Skylight is here to help you through difficult times. We can assist you in a variety of ways with information appropriate for your situation. You are welcome to visit us and receive free information and a support pack from our resource centre and borrow books from the specialist library. We also facilitate Professional Development training and offer Counselling support services for children, young people, family/whānau and individuals who are experiencing tough times.

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