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Tongan/Tamaki Langafonua Community Centre

Social Service, Pasifika



The Tongan/Tamaki Langafonua Community Centre is committed and supported to identifying and meeting the needs of the Tamaki community, especially those of Pacific descent. We empower individuals and families to cope with social issues affecting them emotionally, physically and spiritually.

The primary focus of the Centre is to provide support to Pacific individuals and families in all aspects of life by being culturally responsive and working from a cultural based fanau framework – ‘by the Pacific for the Pacific’.


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

How do I access this service?

Walk in, Make an appointment, Referral


Our services are free of charge, except for intensive counselling where the cost is negotiable and dependant on initial assessment.


Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Languages Spoken

Tongan, English, Samoan

Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Anger management
  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support

We currently deliver two 10 week Parenting and Family violence programmes.

  1. Family Violence Programme (Polokalama Vaa Tamaki Faka'api)
  • Family violence issues
  • Raising awareness & techniques to manage anger

The programme targets…



We provide:

  • Housing advocacy
  • Budget advice and support (financial literacy education)
  • Immigration advocacy
  • Family & individual counselling
  • Support & attend meetings with our clients that require advocacy

Cultural support

  • Pacific Island people

Education and training

  • Pre-school education
  • Skills courses

We provide high quality early childhood education on-site through our language nest Fe'ofa'aki Preschool. We offer a secure and inclusive environment where your child is able to grow and celebrate…


Legal / civil services

  • JP service

Bookings by appointment only - JP is Point England based. 

Social work

  • Crisis assessment

We have qualified social workers and community workers who work with individuals and families to support them through difficult times and ensure that vulnerable people, including children and adults, are…


Tongan/Tamaki Langafonua Community Centre Brochure


Disability Residential Services

We provide a 24 hour residential service to disabled people to live in a supported community environment.

  • Clients are NASC referred.

Prison visits

Monthly visits by our faith group to Paremoremo Prison.

Youth work support

Youth advocacy and mentoring interventions.

Wheelchair Access



Central Auckland

Contact Details

183 Taniwha Street
Glen Innes
Auckland 1072

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Street Address

183 Taniwha Street
Glen Innes
Auckland 1072

Postal Address

PO Box 18379
Glen Innes

This page was last updated at 4:43PM on May 12, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Tongan/Tamaki Langafonua Community Centre.