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Takitimu House

Social Service, Kaupapa Māori


A safe place to sleep for those without shelter.

We provide homeless men in Tauranga immediate access to safe and warm transitional accommodation. 

The Trust’s mission statement is to provide the homeless people in Tauranga Moana temporary shelter and access to services designed to break the cycle of homelessness and offer hope of a better future for themselves and our community.

Our staff will be your strongest advocates and are dedicated to helping you get back on your feet. Our team is kind, supportive, non-judgemental, and are passionate about helping you.

Takitimu House 

Te Whare o Takitimu, He Whare Manaaki Tangata 


Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us


From any Work and Income Service Centre 


There is a charge that is managed through Work and Income if you are receiving a benefit.  Charges are no more than 25% of your income.  If you are receiving a job seeker benefit for example the cost would be $69 per week paid directly from Work and Income.  If you have no current income that does not preclude you from entry to Takitimu House, we are still more than happy to provide you with service.  


Takitimu House provides 24/7 transitional housing and psychosocial support.

New referrals and intake between the hours of 8am-4.30pm weekdays.

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

Basic needs

  • Emergency accommodation
  • Housing


Education and training

  • Life skills

Kaupapa Māori

Social work

Wheelchair Access



Bay of Plenty

Contact Details

171 Elizabeth Street
Bay of Plenty 3110

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Street Address

171 Elizabeth Street
Bay of Plenty 3110

Postal Address

171 Elizabeth Street
Tauranga 3110

This page was last updated at 3:41PM on June 30, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Takitimu House.