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  • Be in to win with Anamata CAFE's Art Competition!!!!
    To brighten up our new space we are calling on Taupo’s young people to create a mural masterpiece. The theme for the mural should reflect Anamata CAFE’s
    mission statement “enabling young people and their whanau to lead vibrant and healthy lives”. The winner of the competition will receive a prezzie card up to the value of $100 and have their master piece transferred to a space approximately 2m x 3.75m as a permanent display at Anamata CAFE.

    Open to young people aged between 12—24
    Entries close Tuesday 20 November
    Winner announced Friday 23 November
    The winner of the competition should be available to work with and support our team to create and transfer their winning mural to its new home
    in the week of the 10—14 December 2018

    Get your entry form below
    Posted: Thursday 1 November 2018
  • Check out the link for more info
    Posted: Wednesday 6 September 2017
  • The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is a huge topic of conversation right now and while many people love the show, some viewers will find it distressing. The following article from the Mental Health Foundation is worth a read.
    Posted: Friday 28 April 2017
  • Anamata CAFE is now on wheels!
    Every Wednesday from 12pm - 3pm
    Posted: Monday 27 March 2017
  • Smoking cessation
    Starts May 3rd 2017
    Posted: Monday 27 March 2017
  • Young People sexting on snapchat leads to bullying and suicide. It is also considered a form of child pornography. Parents need to take it seriously and talk with their kids about it. We are committed to finding a solution for this problem.
    Posted: Friday 19 August 2016
  • Richie Hardcore speaks to the New Zealand Herald about the arising porn problem in New Zealand. Read the article here
    Posted: Tuesday 9 August 2016
  • This is awesome - Two young women have been voted 'queen and queen' of Whangarei Girls' High School ball. Click the link below to read the full article on Stuff.
    Posted: Thursday 7 July 2016
  • It was a pleasure to have Richie Hardcore talk to Taupo about the issue of consent. Many thanks to Anamata CAFE's A-Team for fundraising to bring him to town. Read the Taupo-Turangi Weekender article here!
    Posted: Monday 13 June 2016
  • Click the link to read some great Q's & A's family planning has put together.
    Posted: Thursday 5 May 2016
  • Rev. Peter Minson has been working with CAFE for some time now and we are sad to see him go as he moves on to Whangamata. Read his article from the Taupo and Turangi weekender as he so beautifully describes just some of his memories he will be taking away with him. Thank you and good luck Peter!
    Posted: Monday 11 April 2016
  • From the latest Family Planning newsletter, this article points out 10 things you really should know about visiting your local family planning clinic.
    Posted: Thursday 31 March 2016
  • Another great role model; Oscar nominee Ellen Page felt for years like she was living a lie. Now, after coming out, the lesbian actress talks to Helen Barlow about her new film and why she’s happier than she ever expected to be
    Posted: Monday 23 November 2015
  • A response to TV3's 3D programme on the HPV Vaccine (Gardasil)
    Posted: Friday 20 November 2015
  • Keep up to date with CAFE's latest news
    Posted: Thursday 5 November 2015
  • Kiwis are a social bunch, four out of five of us regularly use the internet, with 78 per cent of us accessing it in the last week. It is important to remain safe on social media, check out this article from the Taupo Times for tips to help you make the most of your online experience and ensure you're connecting smart.
    Posted: Friday 26 June 2015
  • Alcohol and pregnancy ‘Don’t know? Don’t Drink’ campaign has begun. Check out this cool video!
    Posted: Tuesday 16 June 2015
  • This year sees the roll out of the global event Walk a Mile In Her Shoes. The White Ribbon Committee have created an event around this tying it into White Ribbon Day - preventing violence against women.
    Posted: Tuesday 9 September 2014
  • 25-year-old Aucklander Jesse Greenslade has written an open letter to the Herald about being bullied as a child and teenager. Jesse says he was a target while at school because he did not fit in with the social norms. These days, Jesse works fulltime as an office manager for NetSafe in Newmarket and says life is "quite good". A good read and a reminder to us all.
    Posted: Tuesday 5 August 2014

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