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Motueka Family Service Centre
The 'home' of a range of services, all set up to provide support to parents and families in the Motueka community. Includes Family/Whanau Support, Totara Parenting Groups, HIPPY, Sexual Health & Family Planning Clinic and Wellbeing, Budget Advice, Mum4mum, and Incredible Years.
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Community & Whanau Collective
An informal group which meets at noon on the first Wednesday of every month at the Community House, open to anyone interested in networking and being aware of community service activities in Motueka. Each person or group attending tells others of their recent news and forthcoming events.
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Motueka SPCA
The Motueka Branch of the Society for the Prevention of the Cruelty to Animals. Its mission is to give sanctuary to animals in distress, re-home suitable animals wherever possible and promote responsible pet ownership. Enquiries on pet adoption, re-homing etc are welcome.
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Workbridge
Workbridge is a professional employment service for people with all types of disability, including people who have lived with the long-term effects of injury and illness. A Workbridge client will have been living with the effects of their disability, injury or illness for more than six months.
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Newcomers Network
As a new migrant or as a newcomer from another part of New Zealand, you are welcome to join Newcomers Network. We would like you to feel at home here and settle well into your new community.
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Women's Support Link Motueka
Offering women free and confidential library, support, advocacy, general counselling, addiction counselling and women's life-skills programmes, together with a 24-hour phoneline.
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Maori Wardens
Maori Wardens provide a number of specialist services to the community generally on a voluntary basis, which can include crowd cTraffic management, safety patrols and event management advice, general security patrolling and Marae duties as required and protocol information.
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Motueka Community Patrol
The Motueka Community Patrol is a voluntary group working with the Motueka Police to keep Motueka safe by providing weekend mobile patrols. Patrolling in pairs, they act as 'eyes and ears' for police.
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Motueka Mentoring Programme
Mentoring is based on the idea that adult friendship can provide the support a child needs to grow and mature in a positive way. Mentoring works by matching an adult volunteer with a young person. This adult then seeks to become an appropriate role model or mentor for that person.
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Adult Learning Support
Adult Learning Support (ALS) is a not for profit organisation that exists to empower the Nelson and Motueka communities through Literacy, Language and Numeracy (LLN) tuition. Any member of the community who needs help with reading, writing, spelling, maths, study skills, unit standards, Correspondence School or even the Road Code can use our services.
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Budget Advice
This free confidential and non-judgemental service is available to help with budgeting needs, including negotiation with creditors where necessary and on-going support whilst debts are repaid.
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Strengthening Families
A whole-of-government initiative administered by Family and Community Services. It brings together all the agencies you and your family are working with. Everyone meets together to develop a plan to address all your concerns, instead of you dealing with different agencies separately.
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HIPPY Motueka
HIPPY is a home based educational programme for preschoolers age 3½ years or older. The programme is for 30 weeks each year, over two years, with a tutor who visits the family at home each fortnight. There are also group sessions at the centre each fortnight.
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SVS - Living Safe
SVS - Living Safe (previously Get Safe Motueka) has been working in the area of delivering education, support and counselling to individuals and groups that ultimately benefit children and the wider family/whanau in Motueka, Mapua, Tapawera and the surrounding district since 1992.
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St Vincent de Paul Society
Offers emergency aid to those suffering hardship; through illness, lack of work, or inadequate Benefit assistance. On-going service is provided by applying to our office at Community House on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1.30pm - 3.30pm for friendly assistance and encouragement.
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Men's Shed
The Motueka Men’s Shed is a popular meeting place for a group of men who like to make things, help the community, and make friends. So far we have mended tools for the Community Gardens, made items for the hospital, and done small maintenance tasks for the Rec Centre.
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Motueka District Toy Library
A community service providing quality toys to families at a low cost. We aim to encourage the vital role in a child's development by enabling families in the community to have access to quality toys and activities, relative to the child's needs. Open for families, grandparents and caregivers with children aged up to 10 years.
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Kidpower
Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower Trust aims to teach people the skills needed to be emotionally and physically safe with others and with themselves. This includes skills such as setting boundaries for better relationships, safety plans to prepare for the unexpected, speaking up for oneself and for others, and self protection to prevent trouble.
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Motu Weka Neighbourhood Centre
Offers a community based preschool with quality care for children 3 months to 5 years, OSCAR After School and Holiday Programmes for children 5 to 13 years, and the 60+ Club, a social club for members of the Motueka community aged 60-plus.
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Keep Motueka Beautiful
The Committee is a part of the national body, Keep New Zealand Beautiful. The local councils of towns and cities become financial members of KNZB and committees are formed by local communities. Litter reduction and environmental beautification are two of the main focuses.
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