Support services in the Taranaki Region

Nau mai – haere mai – welcome. This is a locally-maintained list of wellbeing / support services in Taranaki.

Spotted an out-of-date entry, or an organisation which is missing? Please drop us an email to let us know, and we’ll sort it! Thank you:)

You can select a category below, on the left; or search for a keyword, or just browse the full directory.

Mā tōu rourou, mā taku rourou ka ora te iwi – With your food basket and my food basket the people will thrive.

Photo of Foodtogether
Cell Phone: 027 2372069

Biographical Info

Foodtogether is a produce collective that makes it easy and convenient to access fresh fruit and veges at great prices compared to traditional retail.
With a focus on fostering community and making healthy food accessible, Foodtogether is a social enterprise that is growing by the day.
Produce is bought, bagged and delivered on Thursdays, for pick up from any one of the pick up locations. As we grow and word spreads, more pick up locations will be added.
To order visit http://www.foodtogether.co.nz, create an account and go shopping.
Categories: General Wellbeing, Uncategorized
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Photo of Hato Hone St John
Contact: Rebecca Kennedy
15 Oropuriri Road Waiwhakaiho New Plymouth Taranaki 4310 New Zealand Cell Phone: 027 2161592 Website: Hato Hone St Johns

Biographical Info

Hato Hone St John | Aotearoa New Zealand
Office Hours – Monday-Friday 9.00am – 3.00pm
PO Box 195 New Plymouth 4340

Hato Hone St John is a charitable organisation providing healthcare services to the New Zealand public. The organisation provides ambulance services throughout New Zealand, as well as certain other health services.

Categories: Physical Wellbeing, Uncategorized
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Contact: Philip Patrick
New Plymouth District Court 96 Powderham Street New Plymouth Taranaki New Zealand Cell Phone: 027 231 3714 Website: Ministry of Justice

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How can a Kaiārahi help you?
A Family Court Kaiārahi can help you:

  • Understand the language, processes and outcomes of Family Court proceedings
  • Where appropriate, access out-of-court services and support in the community to help you reach agreement about the care of your children
  • Remain engaged and involved in any Family Court proceedings by working to address any barriers that are preventing you from participating
  • With your agreement, connect you with other agencies and services in the community to support you as needed.

The Kaiārahi are a free service, but they do not give legal advice.

Categories: Uncategorized, Whānau, Children and Young People
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Contact: Sharon Wills
40 Vivian Street New Plymouth Taranaki New Zealand Work Phone: 06 758 2757

Biographical Info

New Plymouth Community Foodbank has been providing food assistance to members of the New Plymouth community for over 20 years.
We utilise the time and skill of volunteers to pack food parcels based on individual need and circumstance to help alleviate food insecurity.
Donations of food, household consumables and money come from the community to provide a service for the community by the community.
Support is provided directly to people in need and thru referrals from other social service providers – call, email or contact us thru Facebook, we are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday
– closed all public holidays.

Categories: Uncategorized, Whānau, Children and Young People
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Work Phone: 0800 LAW TRUST (529 878) Website: Taranaki Community Law Website

Biographical Info

We provide community legal services throughout the Taranaki rohe.
Our phones are answered Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5pm

Waitara service
Waitara Library
15 Queen Street

New Plymouth Office
Level 1 Vero House
10-12 Devon St East

Stratford Service
Stratford Community House
52 Juliet Street

Hawera Service
Whanau Centre
56 Disraeli Street
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Categories: Uncategorized, Whānau, Children and Young People
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