Senior Support


Te Whai Sages Open Day

July 16, 2021

Getting Help

Please be aware we are not crisis service. You can self-refer via this LINK for our services but if you need urgent help, please seek it now.  These numbers and websites only work if you’re in Aotearoa, New Zealand.For comprehensive online services, please go to the N...
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Back in March this year, Te Whai had planned an Elder Wellbeing Workshop that was to be hosted in Mangawhai in collaboration with Otamatea Community Services and Te Uri o Hau. Although it could have been timely had it gone ahead, there is some valuable information that we ca...
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Te Whai Community Trust Mangawhai is collaborating with Civil Defence and St Johns who have established a Community Response Group that will be available to provide comprehensive and co-ordinated local assistance for anyone who needs it.  The group will be collating a r...
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Sage Call Service

March 23, 2020
Dear Mangawhai Community, at this time, our office is now closed for visitors. But our Te Whai Sage Volunteers are able to provide a free call service if you or someone you know are feeling isolated. We can also refer you to more help if needed. Just reach out 🌈💜&...
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February 10, 2020

Your Wellbeing Matters *POSTPONED*

***UPDATE*** Ata mārie koutou katoa. We know our lovely community will be doing all we can to ensure we keep our kaumatua and kuia (elders) safe. In light of all that is happening, Te Whai, OCS and Te Uri o Hau will be postponing the Elder Wellness Workshop to a later date....
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Last year brought many new developments to Te Whai Community Trust.  We implemented a new initiative called Te Whai Sages Senior Support. The Sages act as companions for seniors that are at risk of social isolation and loneliness. We put the call out for volunteers to b...
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