A Project Tararua Initiative

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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

Common Ground

A place of support. Provide access to information to help friends and whanau support young people to manage challenging times 

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

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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Drug Info Now

fast free confidential information about drugs via text message

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

Eketahuna Health Centre

Health Centre with GP and nursing services

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Literacy Tamaki nui a Rua

Training in literacies & computer skills. Volunteering opportunities.

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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/

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 Services Trust

Young parent support, Young parent partner support, Independent youth

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Pahiatua Free Budget Service

Free confidential financial assistance & mentoring, building financial capability

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Pahiatua Police Youth Aid

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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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Rainbow Youth

Supports queer and gender diverse youth

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

Sexual Health Clinic

MidCentral DHB service

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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

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 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 Kura Kaupapa Maori

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

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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

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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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

Youth Law

Helping to stop violence

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

Youth Service

Youth Service has community based providers who will give guidance, support and encouragement to help you find the education, training or work-based learning that works for you

Website: https://www.youthservice.co.nz

Youth Support

National call centre

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Youthline

National call centre 24/7

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