Taranaki Retreat: Space to Breathe

Nau mai; haere mai; welcome. Thank you for your visit – it is so good to see you.

We are here to support people when times are tough; rebuilding the village.

Concerned for someone in that village? Or are you that someone? Let’s talk.

Interested in the upcoming Collaborative Community Support Hui? Please click here to register.

Listening Ears are Here for YOU

Our Story | Blog | Team | Cafe | Snippets | Directory | Bereavement Support

Contact Us


Waimanako; Our Support Hub

The smiles, the caring people – Waimanako is
AWESOME. Thank you for being there!

Space to Breathe: Our Retreat Centre

Our time staying at the Retreat has made
us so much stronger and brought back hope

Wrap-Around Care

My Support Worker and coming to the Group every fortnight are a lifeline for me

Our Kaupapa

People Supported

Our Team

Support Pathways

Our Goals

  • Being There At The Grassroots: 
Responding to Need with Early Intervention; Listening, Learning and Reaching Out
  • Improving The Wellbeing Of Whānau Going Through Tough Times: Suicide Prevention
  • Addressing Root Causes: Improving the Landscape with Accountability to Whānau Stories; Pae Ora/Healthy futures for all New Zealanders.

Our Values

  • Āwhina: Collaboration, Adaptability, Advocacy, Awhi and Navigation
  • Manaakitanga: Open-Ended Mana-Enhancing Care, Freely/Abundantly Provided without Barriers
  • Tikanga: Tino Rangatiratanga, Equity, Options, Holistic (Whare Tapa Whā), Evidence-Based
  • Whakawhanaungatanga: Long-Term, Trusting, Authentic Partnerships with People / Services

We’d love to keep you in the loop.
Kei te hiahia mātou ki te ​whakamōhio haere i a koe.

Is this mahi your passion? We believe we’re all in this together. Every month we send a brief news update to our extended whānau. It is a genuine encouragement to us all involved in this, to know that you are there. If you’d like to stay in touch – click here. Goes without saying – but naturally we won’t pass on your details to anyone else – EVER…. and of course, you can unsubscribe any time. Thank you; kia ora ra.

Get in Touch. Get Involved.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you – no matter what brings you here.
E kore koe e noho mokemoke ana. You are not alone.

33 Devon Street West, New Plymouth

Call Us: 06 2150993

Get in Touch with us
Questions? Need more info? Keen to know more? Comments / feedback? Please send them through.
Shopping cart
There are no products in the cart!