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Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki

Social Service, Abuse and Violence Support, Kaupapa Māori, Sexual Harm


9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.


We are a Kaupapa Māori Common Good organisation providing Whānau Ora services to whānau within the Taranaki community.  Our services include Kōrero Awhina counselling for anyone that has suffered physical, emotional and psychological violence.

Ages: All ages and genders

Region: New Plymouth, Waitara, Ōpunake, Stratford, Hāwera, Waverley, Pātea


Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki serves Māori women, men and whānau of the Taranaki region by delivering Māori health and social services.  Our goal is to ensure all whānau have a secured sense of identity and connection to each other empowering them to contribute to a prosperous community.  The values that underpin Tikanga Māori are central to our work and these help us to build positive relationships within whānau.

Our services include - 

  • Specialised counselling for those who have suffered sexual violence/abuse 
  • Specialised counselling for those who have suffered family violence - physical, emotional or psychological
  • Individual counselling
  • Whānau therapy
  • Child therapy

Other services provided:

  • Family Violence Prevention - click here for education programmes
  • Whānau support - click here for information
  • Social Work in schools - click here for information
  • Tamariki and Rangitahi - click here for inforamtion
  • Emergency Housing - click here for information

How to Access:

Call us on (06) 758 5795

Email reception@tutamawahine.org.nz

Drop in and see us at 62 Powderham Street, New Plymouth


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

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9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Taranaki Anniversary (13 Mar), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Languages Spoken

English, Māori, Samoan

Services Provided

Sexual harm victims/survivors - Do you need help and support?

  • Kaupapa Māori

Sexual harm - Kaupapa Māori services

Abuse and violence support

  • Care and protection
  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention

We provide specialised counselling for those who have suffered sexual violence/abuse and/or those who have suffered family violence - physical, emotional or psychological. We also provide individual counselling, Whānau therapy…


Social work

We provide positive support for the whānau of children attending schools across Taranaki.

Education and training

We provide Family Violence Prevention and Education Programmes - click here for more information


Support, advocacy, advice and future planning for whānau experiencing hardship.

Tamariki and Rangitahi

Click here for more information about our support for Tamariki and Rangitahi, including programmes that address the impacts of violence on children

Basic needs

  • Emergency accommodation
  • Housing

We support with Emergency Housing support - click here for information

Kaupapa Māori

Whānau Ora

We are  a nationally-recognised Whānau Ora provider of services to whānau within the Taranaki community.

We utilise a comprehensive cultural competency framework based on Taranaki Tikanga, history and values. This…


Pacific Island people

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Wheelchair Access




Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Speak with women / wahine

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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62 Powderham Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

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Street Address

62 Powderham Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

Postal Address

PO Box 4030
New Plymouth 4340

This page was last updated at 12:15PM on July 1, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki.