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Te Waiariki Purea Trust

Social Service, Kaupapa Māori


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

1274 Fenton Street, Rotorua

8:30 AM to 5:30 AM.


Rangatahi & Whānau Support Services : Whare Manawa Ora

  • Whānau Ora

Working with 13 to 24-year-olds and whānau to plan and support them to achieve their goals and aspirations.

  • Mentoring

Matching a mentor with a person to support and upskill. This service is linked to Oranga Tamariki & the Family Harm Initiative.

  • Children's Team

Bringing together the child, their whānau and professionals involved in their care, agree on a plan and to deliver support to improve the well-being of children and their whānau.

  • Safer Families

Co-ordination of Rotorua Safer Families Project networks assist with activities, meetings and events i.e White Ribbon & E Tu Whānau with communities and agencies.

  • Whānau Wellness Services

In partnership with the Police offering the whole whānau interventions, support and links to required services.

  • Transition to Adulthood

Supporting young people from Oranga Tamariki care to adulthood with a full wrap around service.  


Events & Activities : Whare Manawa Wera

  •  Okareka Outdoor Centre

The Okareka Outdoor Centre is based at Boyes Beach, Lake Okareka and offer team building activities, waka, kayaking & paddling for schools, corporate and international visitors.

  • Waka Ama/Waka Tete

Paddling events and opportunities to suit all ages and experience.

  • Breakaway Holiday Programme

A free school holiday programme for youth aged 11 to 17 years, who would not normally be given the opportunity to attend.

  • Te Arawa Journey

A programme held over 6 weekends offering strength based experiences and activities - mai Maketu ki Tongariro for youth aged 10 to 15.


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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in


No fees apply.


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).

1274 Fenton Street, Rotorua

8:30 AM to 5:30 AM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 AM

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Support groups

Cultural support

  • Kaupapa Māori

Kaupapa Māori

Mentoring and Youth Work

Education and training



Social work

Wheelchair Access





Contact Details

This page was last updated at 10:09PM on August 19, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Waiariki Purea Trust.