Tararua Service Centre

Contact information

Cnr Mangahao Road and Arthur Street, Pahiatua

Postal: 11 Mangahao Road, Pahiatua

Phone: 06 376 7541 Fax: 06 376 6916

Email: tararua@heartlandservices.govt.nz

Name of Coordinator: Talitha Vandenberg

Hours of opening: 9.30am - 2.00pm Monday to Friday

The following Heartland Services are available by appointment. Please contact Talitha who will arrange a time to suit.

Services available by appointment

• Oranga Tamariki (Dannevirke and Masterton)
• Housing New Zealand
• Internal Affairs
• Inland Revenue Department
    o Tax queries
    o Child support
• Wairarapa Law Centre - every first and third Tuesday
• Māori Land Court
• Ministry of Justice - Courts
• Rangitane O Tamaki Nui Rua
• Te Puni Kōkiri
• Tenancy Services
• Wairarapa REAP
• Community Probation Services

Additional Services and Information

• Land Base Training agent - as required
• UCOL agent - every last Wednesday
• Strengthening Families Meeting
• Oranga Tamariki Family Group Conferences
• Pain Management and Rehabilitation
• Plunket Ante Natal Classes
• TIPS parenting courses
• Diabetes Education Courses
• We have working relationships with Pahiatua Budgeting Services, Supergrans, Community Garden and Food Bank, and many more local community groups

Support Services for Children, Young People and their Families

In the Tararua region, an interagency partnership between government and non-government agencies exits to provide support services for at risk children, young people and their families/whānau.

This partnership includes almost all the local family based community organisations, schools, non-government organisations and the following Government departments; Oranga Tamariki, Department of Internal Affairs, IRD, Ministry of Education - Group Special Education, NZ Police, Work and Income.

If you need help or more information on Strengthening Families, please contact the Strengthening Families co-ordinator:

Wendy Lansdown
Ph - (06) 374-6565
Fax - (06) 374 6562

Email - sftararua@xtra.co.nz or visit the Strengthening Families website