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Takitimu House

Social Service, Kaupapa Māori


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Mission Statement:

To provide homeless people in Tauranga Moana transitional housing and access to services designed to break the cycle of homelessness and offer hope of a better future for themselves and our community.

Takitimu House is an innovative and revolutionary organisation that has set the national standard for transitional housing provision.  We take pride in ensuring that every person has the best opportunity for hope of a better future.  Takitimu House provides exemplary wrap-around support, and access to support, to ensure the needs and goals of each individual are realised as they work towards Mauri Ora and re-integration in a safe and sustainable way.  The team is passionate, energetic, and focused on ensuring no stone is left unturned in their endeavors to support this community of people.  

O te hunga kainga kore, hapori manene, ka kaha kitea, tokomaha he Māori.  Na runga i enei kohikohinga, me matua whakaritea he ratonga ka hangai ki te tikanga Māori kia hikoi ngatahi ai ki nga tāne Māori kia pai ai te hoki atu ki te whānau te hapu te iwi.

Ko te whakakitenga ake, ko te hikoi ngatahi ai ki nga tāne Māori me to ratou hono ki nga ratonga, ko te aro ki te manaakitanga me te whanaungatanga, ka whakarite hononga tahi ki te kiritaki, to ratou whānau me te hapori whanui kia pai ai nga wheako me nga huanga ake i runga i te Mauri Ora, Waiora me Te Whānau Ora

Te Whare o Takitimu, He Whare Manaaki Tangata 


Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

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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 $75 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.  


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Sun 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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

Accommodation and housing support
Budgeting and help with debt
Employment support
Family / whānau support
Information & support
Kaupapa Māori
Service navigator
Social and group activities
Social work
Wellness / healthy lifestyle


Bay of Plenty

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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 1:56PM on November 23, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Takitimu House.