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Tumanava Trust

Social Service, Pasifika


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Tumanava Trust aims to build a strong, robust, well positioned and resourced Cook Islands and Pacific organisation that provides quality and leading social services to support Cook Islands and Pacific tamariki and kōpū tangata. We also provide leadership for, and work in collaboration with, other groups and providers to deliver quality services together.

We strengthen vulnerable Cook Islands kōpū tangata at risk of poor life outcomes through:

  • Kōpū tangata conferences
  • Home visits
  • Housing
  • Work with tamariki, mapu, kōpū tangata (Family Start)
  • Advocacy and information
  • Supporting cultural challenges.


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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Languages Spoken

English, Cook Islands Māori, Tongan

Services Provided

AWHI - The Auckland Wide Healthy Homes Initiative

Do you want a Warmer, Drier, and Healthier home for your Family / Whānau? If YES!

 You may be eligible for a FREE healthy homes package through AWHI.



Abuse and violence

  • Elder abuse
  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support

Family violence:

  • Neglect and abuse
  • Intimate violence
  • Sensitive issues (sexual abuse/violation – women and children)

Cultural support

  • Pacific Island people

Supporting cultural challenges i.e. differences, beliefs, & values.

Youth Support
Supporting mapu and young Cook Islands and Pacific communities who are “at risk” of offending and/or are predisposed to poor life…

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  • Parenting education
  • Whānau support

Parent education.

Social work

Supporting financial independence

Provision of budgeting advice, assistance and financial education to individuals and Cook Islands kōpū tanagata and Pacific communities.

  • One on one budgeting.
  • Advocacy with government agencies, creditors, finance companies, banks.…



Basic needs

  • Emergency accommodation
  • Food
  • Housing

Wheelchair Access


Contact Details

This page was last updated at 10:51AM on April 23, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Tumanava Trust.