Hearts and Minds of Katikati

A research project funded by the Lottery Community Sector Research Fund from an application sought by Katikati Taiao to investigate the potential and possibilities for a reinvigorated community sense of identity and belonging.

View written report

Kawakawa tree: A visual interpretation of the research

The community led the research to five main limbs which are represented in the adjacent tree graphic, and explored further in the written report.

Kawakawa was chosen as the tree to represent the research as it’s heart shaped leaves have many healing properties.  The researchers believe Hearts and Minds of Katikati serves as a foundation to bring a sense of healing and reinvigoration to the Katikati community.