North Island

Levin

Matai Cottage at Levin Homes for War Veterans – On the Journey to Become a Spark of Life Centre of Excellence.

Levin Homes are part of the Enliven Presbyterian Support group and is a community of 100 residents and 120 staff. Matai Cottage is part of Levin Homes for War Veterans and is a small stand-alone home providing care for 18 people who have dementia.

The leadership of Enliven Presbyterian Support has a strong commitment towards the Spark of Life Philosophy. Matai Cottage is in the early stages of the journey to become a Spark of Life Centre of Excellence.

Davina Rawiri, Spark of Life Master Practitioner

Davina is the Enliven Educator for the Northern Region and the Spark of Life Master Practitioner implementing the philosophy into Matai Cottage at Levin Homes for War Veterans.

Davina is of Maori descent and a strong advocate for preserving and honouring Maori culture.