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Te Waiariki Purea Trust

Social Service, Kaupapa Māori



Rangatahi & Whānau Support Services : Whare Manawa Ora

  • Whānau Ora

Working with 13 to 24-year-olds and whānau to plan and support them to achieve their goals and aspirations.

  • Mentoring

Matching a mentor with a person to support and upskill. This service is linked to Oranga Tamariki & the Family Harm Initiative.

  • Children's Team

Bringing together the child, their whānau and professionals involved in their care, agree on a plan and to deliver support to improve the well-being of children and their whānau.

  • Safer Families

Co-ordination of Rotorua Safer Families Project networks assist with activities, meetings and events i.e White Ribbon & E Tu Whānau with communities and agencies.

  • Whānau Wellness Services

In partnership with the Police offering the whole whānau interventions, support and links to required services.

  • Transition to Adulthood

Supporting young people from Oranga Tamariki care to adulthood with a full wrap around service.  


Events & Activities : Whare Manawa Wera

  •  Okareka Outdoor Centre

The Okareka Outdoor Centre is based at Boyes Beach, Lake Okareka and offer team building activities, waka, kayaking & paddling for schools, corporate and international visitors.

  • Waka Ama/Waka Tete

Paddling events and opportunities to suit all ages and experience.

  • Breakaway Holiday Programme

A free school holiday programme for youth aged 11 to 17 years, who would not normally be given the opportunity to attend.

  • Te Arawa Journey

A programme held over 6 weekends offering strength based experiences and activities - mai Maketu ki Tongariro for youth aged 10 to 15.


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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in


No fees apply.


Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

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Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Support groups

Cultural support

  • Kaupapa Māori

Kaupapa Māori

Mentoring and Youth Work

Education and training



Social work

Wheelchair Access





Contact Details

1274 Fenton Street
Bay of Plenty 3010

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Street Address

1274 Fenton Street
Bay of Plenty 3010

Postal Address

PO Box 566

This page was last updated at 3:04PM on February 9, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Waiariki Purea Trust.