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Tumanava Trust

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Tumanava Trust aims to build a strong, robust, well positioned and resourced Cook Islands and Pacific organisation that provides quality and leading social services to support Cook Islands and Pacific tamariki and kopu tangata. We also provide leadership for, and work in collaboration with, other groups and providers to deliver quality services together.

We strengthen vulnerable Cook Islands kopu tangata at risk of poor life outcomes through:

  • Kopu tangata conferences
  • Home visits
  • Housing
  • Work with tamariki, mapu, kopu tangata (Family Start)
  • Advocacy and information
  • Supporting cultural challenges.


Under 12 months, 1-4 years old, 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


Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Service Types

AWHI - The Auckland Wide Healthy Homes Initiative

Do you want a Warmer, Drier, and Healthier home for your Family / Whanau? If YES!

 You may be eligible for a FREE healthy homes package through AWHI.



Abuse and violence

  • Elder abuse
  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support

Family violence:

  • Neglect and abuse
  • Intimate violence
  • Sensitive issues (sexual abuse/violation – women and children)

Cultural support

  • Pacific Island people

Supporting cultural challenges i.e. differences, beliefs, & values.

Youth Support
Supporting mapu and young Cook Islands and Pacific communities who are “at risk” of offending and/or are predisposed to poor life…

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  • Parenting education
  • Whanau support

Parent education.

Social work

Supporting financial independence

Provision of budgeting advice, assistance and financial education to individuals and Cook Islands kopu tanagata and Pacific communities.

  • One on one budgeting.
  • Advocacy with government agencies, creditors, finance companies, banks.…



Basic needs

  • Emergency accommodation
  • Food
  • Housing

Languages Spoken

English, Cook Islands Maori, Tongan

Wheelchair Access


Contact Details

This page was last updated at 10:51AM on April 23, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Tumanava Trust.