Tautoko | Support

We’ve put together some contacts, tools and resources that can support our rangatahi!

Need support with your health and wellbeing?

Te Runanga o Ngati Pikiao

Training, health and social services.

(07) 347 3195

Outline Aotearoa

National telephone counselling and information support service for Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, Takataapui and Bisexual people.

0800 688 5463

Rotovegas Youth Health

Mental health support & free health support. Free service for young people to see Nurses, Doctors, or Social Workers

(07) 343 1013
0800 234 509 111

Sexual Health Information

For infoon STIs and many other issues related to sexual health.

(09) 433 6526

Te Ngakau Kahukura

For rainbow people to thrive,
we must all grow

Rangiora Health Clinic

Services available for healthy sexual activity

(03) 313 6697

The Lowdown

Support for your hauora, identity, culture and mental health

Are you looking for guidance or a place to learn about holistic wellbeing?

Te Ariki Foundation

Rangatahi workshops.

The Wellness Hub

Facilitates to encourage, nurture and enhance physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

Are you in distress?

Manaaki Ora

Youth services that can help with support payments, alcohol and drug abuse, teen parent services

(07) 348 3586


To build an ability to cope with life challenges and make positive decisions.

(07) 579 3235

Te Waiariki Purea Trust

To build an ability to cope with life challenges and make positive decisions.

0800 884 7782

Need support with a course, certain career path or education?

Digital Natives

Education & Career Pathways into Digital & Creative Tech (Animation, Game Dev, Esports, Wellbeing)

Blue Light Empowering Youth

Youth development programmes Driver license - Blue Light Course

0800 258 354

Teen Parent

Te Āhuru Mōwai Rotorua School for young parents.

(07) 242 7114

Te Waiariki Purea

Manawa Ora - Support Services


Training for youth employment.

0800 002 159

Literacy Aotearoa

Private one on one sessions or group tutoring to improve in areas of education.

(07) 777 2017

Kia Ora Hauora

Support with a career path in health as well as health services

07 349 7955 ext 7745

Toi Ohomai

Various free courses

0800 86 46 46

Scholarships available to Te Arawa

Te Pumautanga
o Te Arawa

Apply for help with courses

Te Arawa
Whanau Ora

Help with scholarships

0800 258 354


Scholarship opportunities

Te Mangai


In abit of strife with the justice system

Maatua Whāngai

Empower the community to navigate challenges and strengthen whanau capability

Funding available to apply for


The Tonganui scholarship is a $10,000 grant designed to accelerate talented, Māori professionals in pursuit of education or research that advances tikanga Māori, mātauranga Māori and Te Ao Māori within the oceans sector. Applications close 15 September 2022

Pou Herenga
Tangata Award

The Pou Herenga Tangata Award is an annual fund of $25,000 (consisting of five $5,000 awards) that aims to support rangatahi Māori to become our next generation of leaders. Successful recipients will either be rangatahi Māori (aged 16-24) who aspire to serve their community, or organisations that support rangatahi Māori to become leaders in their community. Applications close 15 September 2022

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