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Āwhina Whānau Services

Social Service


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Kāupapa Māori counselling and support for those who have experienced rape or sexual abuse.

Ages: All ages

Region: Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi


We offer confidential counselling and support for:

  • Physical, emotional and psychological trauma as a result of rape or sexual abuse
  • Trauma due to life-threatening events such as violence, illness or accidents 
  • Advocacy and support when reporting to Police, court processes, seeking legal and/or medical advice
  • Police diversion support and counselling

We are committed to Kaupapa Maori values and practices.

Counselling services are FREE

Other services:

Te Rito o te Whanau - 6 week programme that builds great families 

Tamariki Kaha & Rangatahi Kaha - 10 week programme aimed at strengthening children and youth

Visit our website for more information.

How to Access:

Phone (06) 878 4185 

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5-12 years old, 13-17 years old, 18+ years old, Older adult

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec. Closed 28 Dec — 29 Dec. Open 30 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.

Service Types

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

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Support and counselling

Sexual harm - Kaupapa Māori services

Abuse and violence


Basic needs

Cultural support

  • Kaupapa Māori

Social work

Kaupapa Māori


No fees apply

Languages Spoken

English, Maori

Wheelchair Access



Hawkes Bay

Contact Details

  • Helpline

    0800 1 WHĀNAU (0800 1 942 628)

  • Trauma & Abuse

    027 505 5455


191 Nikau Street
Stortford Lodge
Hawke's Bay 4120

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Street Address

191 Nikau Street
Stortford Lodge
Hawke's Bay 4120

Postal Address

PO Box 2260
Stortford Lodge

This page was last updated at 12:24PM on May 9, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Āwhina Whānau Services.