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All of our services are focused on relationship building and are community-based.

Our parent education programmes are provided across South Auckland.

  • Hoki ki te Rito-Oranga Whānau, Mellow Parenting is for parents and children experiencing relationship difficulties where attachment issues may exist for parents of children 0-5 years old.  
  • Incredible Years for parents of children 3-8 years old.
  • Incredible Years Autism.
  • Mellow Bumps, an antenatal attachment based programme.
  • More Than Words for parents and whānau of children with social communication difficulties

Our early intervention service for children with special needs and their whānau is provided in the home and in kohanga reo and early childhood centres in Tamaki Makaurau.  


Older adult / Kaumātua, Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

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Walk in at Māngere East Community Learning Centre, 372 Massey Rd, Māngere East.

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Free services for families.

Some professional development courses will attract a fee, by negotiation.


Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Early Intervention Services

Languages Spoken

Māori, English, Cook Islands Māori, Samoan, Afrikaans, Hindi, Mandarin Chinese, Niuean, Thai

Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Anger management
  • Education programmes
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Support groups

Early Intervention Service for preschool children with high-very high special needs.  Early Intervention Teachers, Speech Language Therapists, Psychologists and Education Support Workers.

Hoki ki te Rito-Oranga Whānau / Mellow Parenting…



Cultural support

  • Kaupapa Māori

Ohomairangi Trust supports young children with special needs who attend Māori immersion kohanga reo, puna reo, and those who are transitioning into Kura Kaupapa Māori. We are open to negotiating…


Education and training

Early Intervention team have Early Intervention Teachers, Speech and Language Therapists and Psychologists to support whānau with children (0-6 yrs) who have special needs.  

Mellow Parenting / Hoki ki te…



We employ Education Support Workers to support individual children in early childhood centres, and run children's groups for children whose parents are attending parenting programmes.

We offer volunteer positions to…



  • Parenting education
  • Whānau support
  • Dads

Mellow Parenting / Hoki ki te Rito - Oranga Whānau 14 week attachment based parenting programme for mums and dads, with babies and toddlers, one day per week. Transport, childcare,…


Kaupapa Māori

Social work


South Auckland

Contact Details

Mangere East Community Learning Centre
372 Massey Rd
Mangere East
Auckland 2024

The Mangere East Community Centre, behind the Mangere East library is where our parenting programmes, parent education seminars, children's groups and various professional development trainings are held.

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Street Address

Māngere East Community Learning Centre
372 Massey Rd
Māngere East
Auckland 2024

The Māngere East Community Centre, behind the Māngere East library is where our parenting programmes, parent education seminars, children's groups and various professional development trainings are held.

Postal Address

PO Box 23185
Hunters Corner
South Auckland

This page was last updated at 6:58PM on March 12, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Ohomairangi Trust.