Support services in the Taranaki Region

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

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

On The House

Contact: Terry Hancock
St Jame’s Community Hall (Mondays) 24 Lawry Street Moturoa New Plymouth Taranaki New Zealand Holy Trinity Community Hall (Thursdays) 10 Henui Street Strandon New Plymouth Taranaki New Zealand Cell Phone: 027 810 8849 Website: On The House
Photo of On The House

Biographical Info

On The House (OTH) is a Charitable Trust that collects perfectly edible surplus food then redistributes it for free to whoever needs it without barriers or judgement utilising volunteers embodied with Manaakitanga principles. The three pillars of OTH is to reduce waste, feed people and build community through participation and connection.

Surplus is distributed via “pop up” free stores held twice a week in community halls on either side of New Plymouth.

Monday, 5-6pm – 24 Lawry Street, Moturoa (St James community hall).
Thursday, 5-6pm – 10 Henui Street, Strandon (Holy Trinity community hall).

Categories: General Wellbeing, Physical Wellbeing