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Te Tai Awa O Te Ora Trust

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Te Tai Awa O Te Ora provides culturally appropriate counselling and social services. Our aim is to provide programmes which will prevent or reduce social problems, and to work in an appropriate way with whanau who are affected by such problems.

We welcome anyone in the South Auckland area and we specialise in Maori and Pacific Island cultures however we welcome people from all cultural ethnicities.

We are located in Otara (grey block building behind St Johns Church). We provide:

  • a range of services and programmes for individuals and whanau
  • social workers in schools
  • kaimahi who are culturally sensitive, hold qualifications in counselling and social work and have ongoing supervision and training.

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Mon – Thu9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 21 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 28 Dec. Open 29 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 4 Jan.


Most of our services are provided free. Please contact us for more information. 

Service Types


The agency has three internal social workers to help and support both individuals and whānau

Social work

The agency has three internal social workers to help and support both individuals and whānau.

Social Workers in Schools

We have 7 full-time staff based at 11 schools wihtin the…



  • One to One
  • Whānau and/or Group
  • Couple and/or Relationship
  • Drug & Alcohol
  • Anger Management

Education and training

We offer several programme modules including Positive Parenting, Stopping Violence and Alcohol & Other Drugs.

Abuse and violence

  • Anger management
  • Education programmes

Wheelchair Access



South Auckland

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18 Otara Road
Auckland 2023

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Street Address

18 Otara Road
Auckland 2023

Postal Address

PO Box 61 156
Auckland 2159

This page was last updated at 10:10AM on December 4, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Tai Awa O Te Ora Trust.