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Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki

Social Service


9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.


We are a Kaupapa Maori Common Good organisation providing Whanau Ora services to whanau within the Taranaki community.  Our services include Korero Awhina counselling for anyone that has suffered physical, emotional and psychological violence.

Ages: All ages and genders

Region: New Plymouth, Waitara, Opunake, Stratford, Hawera, Waverley, Patea


Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki serves Maori women, men and whanau of the Taranaki region by delivering Maori health and social services.  Our goal is to ensure all whanau have a secured sense of identity and connection to each other empowering them to contribute to a prosperous community.  The values that underpin Tikanga Maori are central to our work and these help us to build positive relationships within whanau.

Our services include - 

  • Specialised counselling for those who have suffered sexual violence/abuse 
  • Specialised counselling for those who have suffered family violence - physical, emotional or psychological
  • Individual counselling
  • Whanau therapy
  • Child therapy

Other services provided:

  • Family Violence Prevention - click here for education programmes
  • Whanau support - click here for information
  • Social Work in schools - click here for information
  • Tamariki and Rangitahi - click here for inforamtion
  • Emergency Housing - click here for information

How to Access:

Call us on (06) 758 5795

Email reception@tutamawahine.org.nz

Drop in and see us at 62 Powderham Street, New Plymouth


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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Referral, Walk in


9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken

English, Māori, Samoan

Services Provided

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

  • Kaupapa Māori

Sexual harm - Kaupapa Māori services

Abuse and violence

  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention

Cultural support

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Pacific Island people

Social work


Basic needs

Education and training

Kaupapa Māori

Wheelchair Access




Contact Details

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62 Powderham Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

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Street Address

62 Powderham Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

Postal Address

PO Box 4030
New Plymouth 4340

This page was last updated at 1:31PM on February 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki.