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Te Whānau Rangimarie

Social Service, Kaupapa Māori


2 Cameo Court Road, Māngere, Auckland

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


"Ko te whānau te mea nui, me awhi, me tautoko"

"Families are paramount, we will embrace and support them"

"Me mahi whakakotahi, mo te ora, me whakaruruhau, o te whānau"
"Working together, for the safety and wellbeing of all people"

The purpose of the Trust is to:

  • provide social, economic, education and health support services from a Tikanga Māori philosophy for persons that require advocacy and support and may be at risk of harm or harming and/or at risk of homelessness or are homeless;
  • provide services and courses aimed at supporting individual and whānau plan towards positive life changes;
  • provide social, emergency, transitional and/or affordable housing and related services to meet the needs of the community;
  • ensure services offer a whole of whānau approach that is child focused and addresses the holistic needs of the whānau;
  • promote ongoing support of professional development for staff to work in a culturally appropriate manner according to kaupapa Māori;
  • to seek, accept and receive donations, subsidies, grants, endowments, gifts, legacies, loans, bequest in order to maintain the above aims, goals and objectives; and
  • provide other support and assistance consistent with this charitable purpose.

To achieve the purpose of the Trust, a variety of education courses are provided internally and partnerships are formed with external providers for specialist services outside of our scope.
The Trust also offers an emergency transitional housing service as well as a Women's safe house.
In addition, social work advocacy and support services are provided by the Trust to support with improving overall safety and well-being for individuals and families.


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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in


Charges for housing services dependant on income and family size.


2 Cameo Court Road, Māngere, Auckland

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Our close down dates for 2021 - 2022 are as follows:

Closed weekends.

Closed Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th December 2021.

Closed Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th January 2022. 

We will have a skeleton team working through Christmas and New Years as follows:

For women's safe house (refuge) and transitional housing:

Please contact: Chrissy 022 308 3445 or 09 390 1284 or

For social support and advocacy please contact:

Naomi 022 496 9231 or 09 390 0052 or

For adult safety services please contact:

Matala 022 313 5695 or 09 390 7064 or

For all other queries please ntact our admin:

Le'anne 022 094 1672 or 09 390 2803 or


Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Support groups
  • Victim support

Social work

  • Crisis assessment


  • Parenting education
  • Parent wellbeing
  • Whānau support
  • Dads


Basic needs

  • Crisis assessment
  • Drop-in centre
  • Emergency accommodation
  • Food
  • Housing

Cultural support

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Pacific Island people

Education and training

  • Life skills
  • Skills courses

Supporting financial independence

Kaupapa Māori


South Auckland


Contact Details


2 Cameo Court Road
Auckland 2024

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Street Address

2 Cameo Court Road
Auckland 2024

Postal Address

PO BOx 43 264
Auckland 2153

This page was last updated at 1:17PM on July 22, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Whānau Rangimarie.