Toiora Whānau

Toiora Whanau is an iwi based social service that promotes the wellbeing of whanau , hapu and iwi.  We believe that whanau is an integral support system and Toiora Whanau offers  assistance in empowering Whanau  through  child based whanau support services and education programmes.

We provide :

  • Home based whanau support
  • Social Workers in Schools
  • Appropriate care placements of tamariki and mokopuna
  • Information and advice
  • Counselling
  • Advocacy with other departments
  • Education awareness programmes
  • Drug awareness


Social Workers in Schools

This is a school based service in which a social worker is placed to work within specific schools.

Social workers work together with the tamariki, whanau and schools to enhance the wellbeing of  the child and whanau.



Toiora Whanau provide a Counselling service which may involve the following issues:

  • Personal Family relating 2 uplifting of children
  • Conflicting issues in regards to parenting (adolescent)
  • Greif and loss surrounding loved ones
  • Separation (couples)
  • Building relationship
  • Self—Esteem building
  • Anger/anxiety/Depression management


Education Programs 

Toiora Whanau provide education programmes that focus on empowering whanau & whanau wellbeing. These include:


  • Whakapakari Whanau (Positive Parenting)
  • Home Management
  • Whanau Development
  • Rangatahi Programmes
  • Tane/Wahine Atawhai Programmes
  • Abuse—Sexual, Physical, Psychological Programmes


For any information about Toiora Whanau Social Services contact us on:

06 368 8678




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