South Taranaki Whanau Centre

Mission Statement: To Provide a Safe and Supportive Friendly Environment for the Empowerment of Families and Whanau.

Services we Provide:

Empowerment Courses: (refer to the courses page)

Free Surviving Parenting for Dads, Mums ,Grandparents and Caregivers.

Free Self Esteem for Women and Teens

Positive Relationships - Is for everyone. 

Nutritional Cooking on a Budget with Helen D'Ath

Raising Complex Kids Course (ADHD)

Support, Advocacy and Information: We can provide support, advocacy and information and can refer you to other community agencies if we can't assist you.

Support Group:

Post Natal Distress Support Group:


We would like to Thank our Sponsors and Supporters:

NZ Lotteries Grant Board, GOGS, Pub Charity, TSB Community Trust, Oranga Tamariki, Tindall Foundation, Pelorus Trust, NZCT, The Lion Foundation, Lysaght Watt Trust, Westside New Zealand Limited, Southern Trust, Frontline Safety Ltd, The Warehouse - Hawera and the South Taranaki Community as without the funding we wouldn't be able to provide the services we do to our community.

Staff and Volunteers:

Manager: Nicky Baker

Administrator:  Moana Apes

Facilitators Helen D'Ath (Dip NT) and Justine Aston

Collective Members:  Sally Mattock, Leah Coplestone and Lorna Mattock

To Contact us:

Address: 56 Disraeli Street, Hawera


Phone: 06 278-3260 or 027 2399831

Office Hours:

Monday  9am - 3.00pm

Tuesday - Thursday 9am - 4.30pm 

Website: http//

Our services are on our Facebook page:  stwchawera

The South Taranaki Whanau Centre employ a manager to over see the day-to-day running of the centre. We currently have one staff member and two contracted staff members along with our volunteers who help out in the office when its needed.

We are always looking for more volunteers for the centre.  If you are interested please contact us on 278 3260 for more information.

Rooms for Hire:

We have a office space available including a meeting room for hire on a casual basis or permanent for organisations or individuals that works with our organisations values. Meeting room caters for 1-10 people includes chairs, desk, whiteboard, TV/DVD, internet.

If interested please contact us for more details and availability and costs etc. 









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