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Community Links

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Community Links

Community Patrols of New Zealand

Community Patrols of New Zealand (CPNZ) is dedicated to helping build safer communities in partnership with NZ Police and other organisations. Everyday people who are trained to know what to look out for as they act as extra “eyes and ears” for New Zealand Police.

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GO Waihī

GO Waihī features local events, news, community groups and organisations.

Hauraki Citizens Advice Bureau

CAB aims to help people know and understand their rights and obligations and how to use this information to get the best outcomes, provide people with the confidence and support they need to take action, and work for positive social change within communities and wider society. The service is free and independent.

Hauraki Plains Community Hub

Hauraki Plains Community Hub exists to create sustainable, vibrant, social-oriented community services, club sport and recreation for residents and visitors.

Paeroa Budgeting Services

Paeroa Budgeting Service is run by the Paeroa Community Support Trust. Its aim is to provide budgeting advice and financial mentoring to support members of the community in their financial journey.

Paeroa Community Support Trust

Operates from two centres, the Hauraki Resource Centre and the Carehouse, which provides resources, support, programmes, and services to meet the needs of the Paeroa community and surrounding areas.

Positive Paeroa

Positive Paeroa is a community organisation to promote our local community and provide local and national events in Paeroa.

Waihī Heartland Service Centre

Waihī Heartland Service Centre aims to ensure people and whānau in rural and geographically isolated communities have equitable access to government and NGO services.

Waihī Resource Centre

A not-for-profit community organisation that provides a range of social services and community development initiatives to meet the needs of our community.

Grants and Funding

Charities Services - Te Ao Māori

Charities services - Te Ao Māori outlines funding opportunities available for Māori organisations.

Community Matters

Community Matters offer a Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS) which provides government-funded grants to support voluntary and not-for-profit organisations working in local communities and neighbourhoods.

Community Waikato

Community Waikato works alongside communities and organisations in the Waikato region to strengthen capacity, capability and ultimately, enhance community impact. Funding is available.

Hauraki District Council

Hauraki District Council offers a variety of grants to support community groups and individuals, including the Creative Communities Scheme, Conservation and Heritage Fund and other financial assistances available.

Hauraki Māori Trust Board

Hauraki Māori Trust Board provides quality social services that contribute to achieving positive outcomes for whānau and our local communities. Grants are available.

Trust Waikato

Trust Waikato offers grants and funding to not-for-profit organisations operating in the Waikato region.

Educational Links

Literacy Aotearoa

Literacy Aotearoa offers free community programmes for people to gain employment skills and confidence with language, literacy and numeracy.

Rural Youth & Adult Literacy Trust

Rural Youth & Adult Literacy Trust provides free literacy tuition for adults and teens living in rural or isolated regions.

Waikato Literacy Association

Waikato Literacy Association is run by volunteers who support teaching professionals and children with Waikato-wide literacy events.

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