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Waahi Whanui Trust

Social Service, Community Health, Kaupapa Māori


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


The Kaupapa of Waahi Whaanui – Manaakitia te Iwi – to serve the people – under the auspices of Waikatotanga and Kiingitanga. We aim to provide coordinated and integrated services that support the development of our Whānau, Hapu and Iwi.

Our services cover from Mercer in the North, Raglan to the West, Te Hoe to the East and Hamilton to the South and provide: 

Whakaritenga mahi Hauora - Health Services

  • Community Alcohol and Other Drug Services (including Outreach Clinics by appointment. See times below)

Whakaritenga mahi Papori - Social Services

  • Family Support Services
  • Strenthening Families
  • Family Start
  • Social Workers in Schools
  • Building Financial Capability
  • Family Violence Support
  • Incredible Years Programme
  • Home Interaction Programme for Parents and Youngsters
  • Integrated Safety Response
  • Rangatahi Services
  • Whānau Ora Services

Whakaritenga mahi Whakaakoranga - Education Services

  • Whanui Early Learning Centre

Kaitiakitanga o Te Taiao - Environmental Protection


Read more about these services below


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

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8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

We offer AOD Outreach Clinics by appointment:

Ngāruawāhia  Ngāruawāhia Community House, 13 Galileo Street 

Tuesday 9:30AM - 4:30PM 

Wednesday 9:30AM - 4:30PM

Te Kauwhata D.I.S.C, 1a Waerenga Road 

Thursday 9:30AM - 4:30PM

Raglan Raglan Community House, 45 Bow Street

Wednesday 9:30AM - 4:30PM 

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

Community Alcohol and Other Drug Services

This service unit provides community alcohol and drug services to support individuals and whānau to address the effects of alcohol and drugs. We cater to the needs of our community…


Abuse and violence support

Integrated Safety Response - ISR is a multi-agency approach to ensure the immediate safety of victims and children. We work collaboratively to make a difference for families and whānau experiencing…



Family Support Services (FSS) - The Family Support Services was established in 1995 and offers a wide range of support for whānau and individuals of all backgrounds. Staff are available…



  • Parenting education

We provide HIPPY and Incredible Years Programmes

HIPPY (Home Interaction Programme for Parents and Youngsters) - The home-based programme supports parents in becoming actively involved in their four and five-year-old…


Social work

Social Workers in Schools - SWIS are an early intervention scheme linked to the Strengthening Families. SWIS places a social worker right in school grounds, bringing together a child or…


Supporting financial independence

Building Financial Capability - The service aims to enhance the financial management skills whānau possess and support them to create a financial plan of action, which will lead to them…


Family / Whānau Support

We provide Strengthening Families (SF), Family Start (FS) and Whānau Ora Services

Strengthening Families (SF) - Strengthening Families has been operating since 2000 and is a means to providing coordinated…


Rangatahi Services

Oranga Tamariki and Waahi Whaanui Trust will work together to provide quality care to tamariki and their whānau when transitioning from care or youth justice placement. This includes:

1. Transition…


Education and training

  • Pre-school education

Whanui Early Learning Centre (WELC) - The Early Learning Centre was established in 1995 to provide a bi-cultural education programme to pre-schoolers. The centre is limited to 30 children to…


Kaupapa Māori

Cultural support

  • Kaupapa Māori

Basic needs

  • Food

The Raahui Pookeka Food Distribution Hub is located at 23 Parry Road, Huntly.



Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Head Office
77 Rotowaro Road
Waikato 3771

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Street Address

Head Office
77 Rotowaro Road
Waikato 3771

Postal Address

PO Box 227
Huntly 3740

This page was last updated at 11:10AM on February 10, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Waahi Whanui Trust.