Social Services

Auckland District Maori Council

Ngaire Te Hira

Phone: 0212777488
Email: ngaire.tehira@waiwhanau.com

Location: Regional body
Local board:

Social justice group affiliated to the national body (NZ Māori Council). Provides advocacy of Māori issues to government.

He Wero Teen Parent Unit

Helen Peke

Phone: 09 835 7570
Email: he.werotpu@gmail.com

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

We welcome any young parent under 19 to take the opportunity to complete their secondary education.

Health West - Te Puna Manawa

Aroha Hudson CEO Gaylene Sharman Whānau Ora Manager

Phone: 09 839 7480
Email: info@healthwest.co.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

The Whānau Ora team consists of Whānau Ora Kaitiaki/Social Workers who help navigate and link you and/or your whānau to clinical, justice, education and social services for Māori, Pacific and high needs families.

Tania Wilson Clinical Director Youth Hub

Phone: 09 836 2329 or text 021 824 500
Email: youthhub@healthwest.co.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

A parenting programme for fathers aged 24 and under.  Self referral and referrals from general practice, Waitakere Youth Health Clinic, schools and other health and social providers.

Hoani Waititi Marae

Shane White

Phone: 09 818 2323 ext 705
Email: shane.white@hoaniwaititi.co.nz

Location: Glen Eden
Local board: Waitakere

Kaiarahi Navigator Service – navigates whānau into appropriate service that best fits the whānau.

Phone: 09 818 2323
Email: elaine.ngamu@hoaniwaititi.co.nz

Location:
Local board:

Gang Action Plan – support to whānau associated with gangs

Man Alive

Mark Strang

Phone: 09 835 0509 or 0800 826 367
Email: mark.strang@manalive.org.nz

Location: Henderson Group work also in New Lynn
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Man Alive’s point of difference is our programmes (counselling, support, mentoring & living without violence) for men and youth are run by men, for men. Our Māori programme, Te Ara Taumata Ora, uses the same themes as Living Without Violence but they are delivered in culturally appropriate ways.

Ranui Action Project

Hinemoa Key

Phone: 09 832 6048
Email: hinemoa@ranui.org.nz

Location: Ranui
Local board: Hsn-Massey

The network is a place to come together with people who live or work in Ranui. The purpose of the network is to find ways to work, plan, coordinate and collaborate with each other, share information about the outcomes of your work in Ranui, and extend the wellbeing and creativity of the community.

Te Rōpū Kaumātua o Waipareira

Sonny Niha

Phone: 0211900879
Email: sonnymniha2@gmail.com

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

We offer a collective social outlet for kaumātua/kuia to get together – ukelele club, waiata sessions, transport to hui and access to health services.

Te Roopu Wahine Toko I Te Ora Māori Women's Welfare League (MWWL)

Tamaki Makaurau

Mere Austin

Phone: 027 443 5712
Email: whanau@k02e008.kohanga.ac.nz

Location: Auckland
Local board: Auckland

Focus on strengthening opportunities for young Māori women and supporting wellbeing for wāhine Māori.

Ranui Branch

Emma Frost

Phone: 09 834 7473
Email: emma@hauora.co.nz

Location: Ranui
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Focusing on Māori traditional values and concepts the Ranui Branch works alongside the Regional and National bodies of the MWWL. Under the National league banner of ‘tatau tatau’ we are accountable to each other to ensure we are tika, pono and aroha.

Te Atatu Branch

Cinnamon Whitlock, Branch President 

Phone: 0221831409
Email: Cinnamon.whitlock@mwwl.org.nz

Location: Te Atatu
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Te Atatu Branch adheres the objects of the MWWL with the main object being to provide and promote leadership to effectively participate in the spiritual, social, cultural, environmental and economic wellbeing of our whānau and community.

Te Ukaipo Mercy Initiatives

Cecily Mantell

Phone: 09 833 7005
Email: admin@teukaipo.org.nz

Location: Ranui
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Through community development initiatives, quality programmes and services, Te Ukaipo works with youth and families in West Auckland to help them achieve their potential, providing pathways out of risk.

Te Whānau ō Waipareira

Phone: 09 8366683
Email: referrals@waiwhanau.com

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Tu Wahine

Stella Gukibau

Phone: 09 838 8700
Email: admin@tuwahine.org.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Tu Wahine Trust is a Kaupapa Māori service for Māori Women, Children and their Whānau dealing with violence and abuse, including sexual violence.

The Trust:

Provides counselling, therapy and support to Maori women, children, and families affected by violence and abuse
Specialises in domestic violence, rape, incest, and other related violence
Approved provider under the Domestic Violence Act to run programmes for Domestic Violence to applicants and applicants’ children
ACC Registered Counsellors

Waitemata Maori Wardens

Jack Taumaunu

Phone: 09 838 3052
Email: evelyn.taumaunu@outlook.com

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Māori Wardens volunteer their services providing support, security, traffic and crowd control, first aid, and other services to the community (Rangatahi and whanau). They patrol the trains and public transport platforms in Waitakere and have a presence in shopping centres.

WAVES Trust

Tiaria Fletcher

Phone: 09 838 4834
Email: manager@waves.org.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

We provide networking opportunities, support and advocacy for over 50 Waitakere agencies working with people affected by family violence and child abuse and neglect.  We also coordinate violence prevention campaigns and supporting projects to improve the capacity of service delivery in the Waitakere area.

Family Works

Phone: 09 835 1288
Email: admin.waitakere@fwn.org.nz

Phone: 09 835 1288

Email: admin.waitakere@fwn.org.nz

Location: Henderson
Local board: Hsn-Massey

Family Works New Zealand builds strong families that learn, grow and thrive. Our social services help make NZ the best place to raise children.