Help us empower men to speak out about depression, anxiety and suicide.
Haka For Life is non-profit charitable organisation providing a unique platform for men to communicate powerfully and raise awareness of mens mind health.
- Haka For Life Celebration Ball
- Indigenous Anzac Day service for Boorloo Perth
- Haka For Life featured in New Zealand news
- Last Chance: Expressions of interest for Mardi Gras 2023!
Haka For Life was founded by Leon Ruri and originally created to help break the stigma of silence by teaching people the haka.
We, the Leadership of Haka for Life declare that we stand for the lives of men
- Listening without judgement
- A voice for the unheard
- A home for love, joy & vulnerability
- Guardians of culture
Creating strong communities and leadership worldwide.
We are guided by these values in everything we do and all that we are
- Manaaki Tanga
Literally is to bestow a blessing upon your guests and others you host
- Kotahi Tanga
Unity and oneness in word, actions and intention
- Whanaunga Tanga
To value and practice the forming of kinship and relationships
- Rangatira Tanga
To weave together. Ranga – Weave. Tira – Group – People together. tanga – Actions – practice
- Kaitiaki Tanga
Guardian, care for. Tiaki – ‘to guard’ depending upon context and can also mean, to keep, to preserve, to conserve, to foster, to protect, to shelter, to keep watch over. (Woven universe). Kai – agent of the act. Guardianship, preservation, conservation, fostering, protecting, sheltering. (Woven universe)
- Keeping it real
Open & Honest