It was blessed by Huata Holmes in August 1997, and he named it “Kai Marie” – Peacemaker.
In the event of the programme ever closing, Paul has requested that Claire Aitken, Programme Director, is to take ownership of the Patu.
Passed by a resolution of the Board of Trustees, September 1997.
Wave 16 report on Moana House House Whanau Ora Services in our Residential Programme
"Ngā aukaha o te whare moana: ngā rautaki kōrero o te wāhine o te whare moana. The ripple effect of the moana house programme: perspectives of female family members of past residents. This qualitative research investigates the lived experiences of female family members (ngā wāhine o te tangata whaiora) of past residents (tangata whaiora) who took part in the moana house residential therapeutic community. "