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Susan Baragwanath reconnects with past students, staff & volunteers

Founder of teen parent school reunites with former students - The Post, Tuesday 21 November, 2023
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In depth article about He Huarahi Tamariki and it's students

How a first-of-a-kind school became 'family' for teen mums - The Post, Saturday 7 October, 2023
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Book Launch for Tuawahine 2018-2022 (Book of Student Stories)

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Student mums launch book - The Post, Thursday 22 June, 2023
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Past and present He Huarahi Tamariki students feature in new Youth Services videos showcasing the support they provide.
Parenting - Click here to view
Education & Work - Click here to view

Te Aho o te Kura Pounamu's quarterly magazine, features He Huarahi Tamariki students in an article on Leadership

A different way of looking at leadership - Link Up Issue 41 page 7, September 2019
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Simon Morton, spent a morning meeting staff, students and their children at He Huarahi Tamariki

This Way Up - Radio New Zealand, 3 March 2018
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A short film and resource for rangatahi created by students at HHT with Catherine Pihema, VUW Masters student, about young mothers, their challenges and hopes for the future.  

30 November 2017
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Jacinda Ardern visits He Huarahi Tamariki

Let's eat this - when Jacinda Ardern popped in for cake - The Dominion Post, 27 September 2017
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He Huarahi Tamariki graduate Petra Heliciopoulos interviewed about her experience at a Teen Parent Unit 

Teen parent units improve success rates for young mums, new research finds - Stuff, 27 April 2017
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Kathryn Ryan, Radio New Zealand National interviews Young Mum Amber Woods on Nine to Noon

9 March 2017
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Nappies and NCEA exams normal for young mums
10 December 2016
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Justine Murray, Radio New Zealand National, interviews teachers and students at He Haurahi Tamariki
Sunday 16 March 2014
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Baby puts teen back on track
Jo Moir, a reporter with the Dominion Post, talks to Shawnee Ormsby-Ryder.
30 June 2013
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Teen mums
Kathryn Ryan interviews Helen Webber, Teacher in Charge at He Huarahi Tamariki, and former students Helen Woolner and Frances Pearson.  
24 March 2010
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