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Support Services in our Community

The provision of services is bound by the discretion of each group and the availability of resources. The purpose of this website is to advertise available services.

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Mentoring & Emotional Support

Northgate Trust

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Community Organisation

Mentoring & Emotional Support

Everybody needs a little help at some time in their lives. This is especially true for parents and caregivers raising young families. Whether it is learning about managing a child’s behaviour and providing boundaries, feeding your family well on your weekly budget, managing challenging family situations, connecting with others in your community or just needing someone to talk to – we are here to help

Need to talk? Just call or come and see us.

Contact: Andre Esterhuizen

Office Phone: 03 305 0850


Address: Northcity Church Cafe - 95A Sawyers Arms Road, Papanui

Website: Click here

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Neighbourhood Trust

Community Organisation

Kiwi Dads Group

Support and a listening ear for Dads. Regular group activities to bring the kids to

Contact: Dom Benn - Community Development Worker

Phone: 03 355 6522


Address: St Albans Baptist Church, 64 McFaddens Road

Website: Click here

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Freedom Trust

Papanui Baptist Church

Freedom Trust has a great team of Community Support and Development workers who can help families in need through resources, a listening ear, or connections to other groups in the area.

Contact: Damian Ardell

Church Phone:(+64) 03 352 4227

Org. Email:

Address: Papanui Baptist Church 144 Sawyers Arms Road

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Papanui Youth Development Trust

Community Organisation

The team at Papanui Youth Development Trust is made up of youth workers with a vast range of experience in the area of youth development, and specialist areas of engagement.

They deal regularly with young people who are searching for a purpose & direction, and with parents who are seeking support connecting with their young person.


LOOP Youth Centre


Contact: Jeremy Adams - Youth Development Coordinator  

Phone: 0272793802


Address: LOOP Youth Centre - 1a Harewood Rd, Papanui

Website: Click here

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