Posts in Taranaki
Wild for Taranaki

Wild for Taranaki is New Zealand’s FIRST regional biodiversity Trust, created in 2015 to advocate for over 40 environmental groups working within Taranaki to protect and enhance our region’s unique native plants, animals, and ecosystems.

Wild for Taranaki’s activities are coordinated and supported by a small management team who perform the necessary administrative, policy and project management roles. Wild for Taranaki is the coordinator for the Restore Taranaki Initiative and shares the vision with its members, of restoring Taranaki’s biodiversity by 2050.

Wild for Taranaki encourages individuals, groups and organisations to work together in partnership. Together, we can achieve far more than we can by working in isolation. Through collaboration, sharing of knowledge and information, we will achieve success and fulfil our vision for the future.

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Zeal

We are Zeal. We are a family of passionate, creative misfits who believe that every young kiwi is creative and who dedicate our lives to helping them discover, express and develop their unique creativity.

We run youth development centres and services in West Auckland, Hamilton, Hawke's Bay, Taranaki, Kāpiti and Wellington. We also help young people in crisis online through our Online Crisis Intervention service.

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Parkinson’s New Zealand

Our mission is to provide support, education and information to people with Parkinson’s and Parkinsonism conditions, their carers, whānau and health professionals, and our vision is to make a positive and lasting difference to the lives of people living with Parkinson’s.

Parkinson’s New Zealand has 35 highly skilled Parkinson’s Community Educators who provide a vital range of free services for people with Parkinson’s and other Parkinsonism conditions throughout New Zealand. Our Community Educators provide home visits, exercise, social and support activities, advice, advocacy and referrals, and organise educational seminars and presentations.

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Literacy Aotearoa Taranaki

Literacy Aotearoa Taranaki recognises and responds to adult literacy needs by providing flexible, accessible tuition that meets individual requirements. Our vision is to be Taranaki’s first choice for literacy services.

We provide tuition for learners to improve their reading, writing, spelling, numeracy, speaking and computers skills and have group courses in:
• Writing for a purpose
• Work readiness communication
• NCEA Level 1 and 2
• NZ Road code theory (Learners and HT)
• Study skills
• Workplace skills
• The spoken word
• Preparation for the Police.
• BCITO and MITO Apprentice Support.

All of these literacy courses are free for NZ citizens and residents in the Taranaki community. Literacy Aotearoa Taranaki is also the place to learn New Zealand's three official languages; NZ sign, Te reo Maori and Kiwi English and we provide these courses alongside Cooking on a budget in blocks of 6 weeks for $60 for members of the Taranaki community.

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