A Project Tararua Initiative

Directories > School Age Families

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Holiday & After School Programmes

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ACROSS To Kotahitanga O Te Wairua

Counselling, Early intervention, Support Groups, Supervised Contact (Court Approved)

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Website: http://www.across.org.nz

Alfredton School

Full Primary School

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Appleton Kindergarten

Kindergarten: Early Childhood Education

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Ballance School

Full Primary School

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Bush Supergrans

Helping Families to Flourish

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Busy Bees Childcare Centre

Early Childhood Education

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Central Kindergarten

Kindergarten: Early Childhood Education for children aged 2 to 5 years

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Website: http://www.dannevirkekindergartens.org.nz

Country Kids

Child care centre

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Dannevirke High School

Secondary School, Co-educational

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Website: http://www.dannevirkehigh.school.nz

Dannevirke Police Youth Aid

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Dannevirke South School

Full Primary School

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Dental Clinic

Dannevirke South School Dental Clinic: FREE for children 0-12 years

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Dental Clinic

Pahiatua School: FREE for children 0-12 years

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Donna Quaife Counselling

Free Counselling to families in the Tararua district.

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Dot Kids

Early childhood centre

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Drug Info Now

fast free confidential information about drugs via text message

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Website: http://www.drug.org.nz

Education Services

Tararua School Attendance Officer

Eketahuna Community Garden

Community Garden

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Eketahuna Health Centre

Health Centre with GP and nursing services

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Eketahuna School

Full Primary School

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Website: http://www.eketahuna.school.nz

Family Planning

Health promotion. Promoting positive sexual health by providing advice, support, services and resources relating to sexual and reproductive health, and relationships

Feeling Special Feeling Safe: positive life skills programme for chidren and their families/whanau; resources and educationfor healthy family/whanau relationships; Resources relating directly to the prevention of family violence

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Website: http://www.familyplanning.org.nz

First Years Preschool

Early childhood education & care centre

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Hillcrest School

Full primary School

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Holyoake Kindergarten

Kindergarten: Early Childhood Education and care facility

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Huia Range School

Full Primary School

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Website: http://www.huiarange.school.nz

Kids Castle

0-5 Preschool Child care & Education. &.30 - 5.30 Mon - Fri

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Kidsline Support (<14 yrs)

National call centre

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Kumeroa-Hopelands School

Full Primary School

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Website: http://www.kumeroa.school.nz

Literacy Tamaki nui a Rua

Training in literacies & computer skills. Volunteering opportunities.

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Makuri School

Full primary School

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Website: http://www.sporty.co.nz/makuri

Manawatu Community Law Centre

Providing free, one on one legal services throughout the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua rohe

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Website: http://communitylaw.org.nz/centre/manawatu/

Manawatu Supporting Families in Mental Illness

Support, Advocacy, Education, Information for Families whose lives are affected by Mental Illness. Free Depression & Anxiety courses offered twice a year.

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Website: http://www.manawatusf.org.nz

Mangatainoka School

Full Primary School

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Open Home Foundation

Providing quality child-centred, family-focussed, Christian social services.  The Open Home Foundation has a commitment to working collaboratively with families and whanau in a strength based and culturally appropriate way that prioritises child safety and promotes family well-being/whanau mauri ora.

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Pahiatua Community Garden

Learning Life Skills

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Pahiatua Community Services Trust

Early intervention, Family Violence assistance

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Pahiatua Community Services Trust

Family Support, particularly young children

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Pahiatua Community Services Trust

Social worker, Community Support & Advocacy

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Pahiatua Free Budget Service

Free confidential financial assistance & mentoring, building financial capability

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Pahiatua Kindergarten

Kindergarten: Early Childhood Education

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Pahiatua Police Youth Aid

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Pahiatua School

Full Primary School

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Papatawa School

Full Primary School

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Website: http://www.sporty.co.nz/papatawa

Parent Help Line

National call centre

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Parentline Manawatu

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PAUA Early Childhood Home-based Care Service

Home-based Early Childhood Care Provider: ECE and OSCAR care with approved Educators

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Website: http://www.paua.ac.nz/

Pongaroa School

Full Primary School

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Public Health Nurse Dannevirke

Work in schools and pre-schools and their communities, work with children, young people and their whanau. School staff, parents, whanau refer children with health concerns to the Public Health Nurse.

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Public Health Nurse Pahiatua

Work in schools and pre-schools and their communities, work with children, young people and their whanau. School staff, parents, whanau refer children with health concerns to the Public Health Nurse.

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Ruahine School

Full Primary School

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Sexual Health Clinic

MidCentral DHB service

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SKIP

Strategies with Kids.  Information for Parents

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Website: http://www.skip.org.nz

Skoolz Out @ Pips

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Special Education Services

Ministry of Education, Special Education Service Free offers: Early intervention service to support children who have a developmental or learning delay, a disability behaviour or communication issue that impacts their ability to participate or learn. Communication support for students with high speech/language needs at school.  Ongoing Resourcing Scheme to support children with the highest level of need at school.  High Health Needs Fund to support for children who are too sick to attend school.  Physical Disability Service to support children with physical disabilities at school.  Severe Behaviour Service to support children at shcool who are experiencing severe behaviour difficulties

 

 

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Website: http://www.education.govt.nz

St Anthony's School

Full Catholic Primary School

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St Joseph's School

Full Catholic Primary School

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Tararua College

Secondary School, co-educational

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Website: http://www.tararuacollege.school.nz

Tararua Community Youth Services Inc in Dannevirke

Provide support and advocacy to youth from 11 to 24 years. Specialised programmes

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Tararua Community Youth Services Inc in Pahiatua

Provide support and advocacy to youth from 11 to 24 years. Specialised programmes

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Tararua Family Services

Counselling Service for Families with children under 18 years. Dannevirke & Woodville

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Website: http://www.anglicancarewaiapu.nz

Tararua Family Services

Informal resolution support, loss & grief, depressions, suicide, anger & life changes

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Website: http://www.anglicancarewaiapu.nz

Tararua Family Services

Parenting Programmes, Group programmes for victims of Family Violence

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Website: http://www.anglicancarewaiapu.nz

Tararua Family Services

Social work support in schools

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Website: http://www.anglicancarewaiapu.nz

Tararua Family Services

Social Work Support Services

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Website: http://www.anglicancarewaiapu.nz

Tararua REAP - Early Childhood Education

Supporting increased participation in Quality Early Childhood Education and increased successful transition to Schools by:

  • Minimising the barriers that prevent rural children and whānau from participating in ECE by providing relevant information to assist them in making informed decisions about ECE learning options and support with enrolment
  • Either in group situations or on a one-to-one basis. 
  • Coordinating and providing interactive sessions to whānau/families and the wider community that are both fun and educational to show the benefits of ECE and encourage participation.
  • Providing access to high quality ECE teaching resources - to enhance ECE organisations and teaching capability.
  • Supporting the Kohanga Reo within the Tararua District to deliver high quality ECE programmes and supporting the ECE sector with implementation of Ka Hikitia.
  • Delivering practical workshops which have direct links to Te Whariki to rural playgroups across the Tararua District.
  • Leading and facilitating the Tararua ECE and New Entrant Teachers Forum focusing on professional development and sector collaboration. Providing professional development opportunities to the ECE sector that might not otherwise be possible in smaller rural communities.
  • Supporting Tararua REAP in taking an active role in the Dannevirke Schools Community of Learning, including the ECE Coordinator being a standing member of the COL Management Team.
  • Providing key support to all ECE/school transition initiatives in the Tararua area.
  • Leading and facilitating the Tararua ECE and New Entrant Teachers Forum focusing on collaboration and transition. Providing professional development opportunities to the ECE sector that focus on transition to school.

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Website: http://www.tararuareap.co.nz

Tararua REAP - Strengthening Families

Administer and coordinate the Strengthening Families process for whanau/families working with multiple agencies and/or organisations in the Tararua District. Provide support for Strengthening Families Lead Agencies. Administer the Tararua Strengthening Families Network and coordinate the monthly Forum Mettings. Secretarial role for the Tararua Strengthening Families Local Management Group

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Website: http://www.tararuareap.co.nz

Tararua REAP- Adult & Community Education ACE

Provision & coordination of community based education, foundations skills & pathways into other learning opportunities that meet community learning needs for youth adults and whanau. Providing workshops and seminars in Northern Tararua that support improving skills for participating in industry, progressing career paths, further learning and/or employment and improving skills for Maori and Pasifika learners.

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Website: http://www.tararuareap.co.nz

Tararua REAP- Reading Assistance Programme

Supporting increased early years (primary-aged) literacy, language & numeracy through coordinating a Reading Assistance programme with Northern Tararua primary Schools, tutors and whanau. This enables children to get one to one daily help with reading, matched to a trained tutor.

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Website: http://www.tararuareap.co.nz

Te Kapua O Te Rangi te Kohanga Reo

Te Kapua O Te Rangi Te Kohanga Reo

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Te Kohanga Reo Atawhai

Total immersion pre-school Te Reo Maori Kaupapa Hours Mon – Fri 9am – 3pm

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Te Kohanga Reo O Kaitoki

Kohanga Reo Hours Mon – Fri 9am – 3pm

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Te Kohanga Reo O Taniwaka

Kohanga Reo Hours Mon – Fri 9am – 3pm

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Te Kura Kaupapa Maori

Te Reo Full Immersion School: year 1 to 13 (Primary and secondary)

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Te Wananga o Tamaki Nui a Rua

Children's OSCAR programmes;

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Te Wananga o Tamaki Nui a Rua

Family Violence programmes including White Ribbon and Children's safety noho;

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Totara College

School, co-educational: Years 1 to 13 (primary and secondary)

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Website: http://www.totaracollege.school.nz

Toy Library

Opening Hours: Wednesday: 2.30-5.30pm, Thursday 9.30-11.30am, Friday 9.30-11.30am

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Toy Library

Opening Hours: Thursday 10:30am - 12:30pm. Saturday 10:30am - 12:00 noon.

Vocational Pathways

Industry Training Federation Information about finding training opportunities 

Website: https://www.youthguarantee.net.nz

Wairarapa REAP - Adult & community education

Supporting education in southern Tararau through Adults ACE programmes

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Wairarapa REAP - Early childhood education

Supporting education in southern Tararau through Early Childhood Playgroups

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Weber School

Full Primary School

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Website: http://www.weber.school.nz

Woodville Early Childcare Centre

Early childhood centre

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Woodville Playcentre

Children and whanau learning and growing together.  Playcentre Hours Tues & Thurs 9.15 – 1:15pm

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Woodville School

Full Primary School

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Website: http://www.schoolground.co.nz/woodville

Work & Income

Work & Income Services (Employment & Financial Support) to the Tararua District.  Includes Heartlands in Pahiatua as a link to services provided

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Website: http://www.workandincome.govt.nz

Work & Income

OSCAR programmes

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