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.

Sands Taranaki

Cell Phone: 027 862 6977
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Biographical Info

Sands Taranaki facilitates options and provides meaningful support to bereaved whānau while they navigate their own journey after the loss of a pregnancy, baby or infant.

Sands Taranaki is a registered charity operated by bereaved parent volunteers. We offer empathy and understanding while maintaining Sands NZ core values and code of conduct at the centre of what we do ensuring a professional and professional service.

We meet with families and provide memory making opportunities, such as photos, hand and foot castings, imprints and memory boxes. We also run support meetings, coffee group catch ups and baby loss awareness events. We support families both at the time of their loss and in the months and years that follow.

Our monthly support meetings take place in New Plymouth and Hāwera.

Categories: Mental Health and Counselling