TAIHAPE COMMUNITY DIRECTORY

Animals/Animal Services

Taihape Animal Rescue  06 388 1161

Budgeting and Legal Services

CAB Citizens Advice Bureaux Palmerston North Community House 77 King Street Palmerston North 06 357 0647 0800 367 222 www.cab.org.nz

CAB Citizens Advice Bureaux Whanganui 120 Guyton Street Whanganui 06 345 0844 0800 367 222 www.cab.org.nz

Public Trust Palmerston North 7 The Square Palmerston North0800 371 471 www.publictrust.co.nz

Public Trust Wanganui 88 Victoria Avenue Wanganui0800 371 471 www.publictrust.co.nz

Whanganui Restorative Practice  06 343 3634www.restorativepracticeswhanganui.co.nz

Community Organisations, Clubs, Sports

Art Society  06 388 0640 

Bowling Club 12 Kokako St 06 388 0299 

Bulls Coordinator  06 322 0051 

Choir - Arcadian Singers  06 388 1611 

Contract Bridge  06 388 0056 

DIA COGS  0800 824 824 

Federated Farmers Fraser Gordon 06 388 0399 

Floral Art Christine Brown 06 388 0608 

Garden Society Toby Schweikert 06 388 0608 

Greypower Rangitikei  06 327 7892 

Keep Taihape Beautiful  06 388 0194 

McQueen School of Dance Heather McQueen 06 388 0004 

Men's Group Graham Smith 06 388 0555 

Mokai Patea Services Formally OTMK 130 Hautapu Street Taihape 06 388 1156 

Neighbourhood Support Taihape C/- Taihape Police Station 6 Tui Street Taihape 06 388 2181 02102851477 www.ns.org.nz

Nga Tai O Te Awa 0 06 348 9902www.ntota.nz

Older and Bolder 1 Tui Street Taihape 06 388 0109 

O'Taihape Maori Wardens Hautapu Street Taihape 06 388 11560

Project Marton  06 327 7633 

Rotary George Turney - President 0212466706 

RSA - Taihape 34 Kuku St Taihape 06 388 1337www.rsa.co.nz

Senior Citizens Friendship Group  06 388 1154 

Spinners & Weavers Club Alison Duncan 06 388 0021 

Sports Whanganui  063492300 

Taihape & District Car Club  06 388 0521 

Taihape Community Development Trust (Talk Up Taihape) 90-92 Hautapu Street Taihape 06 388 1307www.taihape.co.nz

Taihape Fitness Club  0211518758 

Taihape Golf Club 90 Golf Club Road 06 388 1247 

Taihape Museum 14 Huia St Taihape   https://taihapemuseum.wordpress.com/

Taihape Rugby & Sports Club 34 Kuku St Taihape 06 388 1736 

Taihape Squash Racquets Club PO Box 89 Taihape 06 388 0678 

Taihape Swim Centre Loader Drive off Kokako Street Taihape 06 388 0038www.taihape.co.nz

Utiku & Old Boys Rugby Club Kokako St 06 388 7777 

Vision Manawatu  06 350 1830 

Women's Club Tui Street Taihape 06 388 0474 

Workingmen's Club Kuku St Taihape 06 388 0421 

Yve Martin Dance School  06 388 1302 

Education/Training - Preschool/Kindergarten/Playcentre/Kohanga Reo

Ngati Hinemanu Me Ngati Paki Heritage Trust 8197B SH 1Taihape 06 388 0627

PAUA Early Childhood Home Based Service 305 Heads Road Wanganui0800 728 277 www.paua.ac.nz

Playcentre Assn Inc Hawkes Bay Cnr Taihape & Otamauri Rd RD 9 Taihape 06 8701661 

Taihape Childcare Centre 27 Huia StreetTaihape 06 388 1285 

Taihape Kindergarten Toroa Street Taihape 06 3880368www.nzkindergarten.org.nz

Taihape Playcentre 15 Kokako Street Taihape 06 388 1905 06 388 0057 www.playcentre.org.nz

Te Kohanga Reo Mokai Patea  Huia St Taihape 06 388 0292 

Te Puawai o Te Kakano Kohanga Reo 54 Goldfinch Street Taihape 06 388 1306 

Education/Training – Schools

Correspondence School 310 Church Street Palmerston North 06 353 1417 0800 65 99 88 www.correspondence.school.nz

Mangaweka School Raumaewa St. P O Box 32 Mangaweka 06 382 5703 

Mataroa School Rongoiti Rd Mataroa R D 1 Taihape 06 388 7834 

Moawhango School Te Moehau Road R D 2Taihape 06 388 0276 

Papanui Junction School 7471 Turakina Valley Rd R D 1 Taihape 06 388 7590 

Pukeokahu School Committee RD2 Taihape 06 388 0529 

Rangiwaea School R D 1 Taihape 06 388 0557 

St Josephs Taihape Rauma RoadTaihape 06 388 0531 

Taihape Area School Huia StTaihape 06 388 0130 

Taoroa School R D 3Taihape 06 388 0053 

Education/Training - Training Centres etc

AA New Zealand Automobile Association 1 Tui Street Taihape 06 388 0072 0800 500 444 www.aa.co.nz

Kawhatau Outdoor Education Trust  06 382 5507 06 382 5557

Kip McGrath 314 Broadway Ave Marton 06 327 4001www.kipmcgrath.co.nz

Land Based Training Ltd - Whanganui  0508 TRAIN ME 872 466 

REAP - Taihape 1 Tui Street Taihape In Emergency Dial 111 06 388 0109 www.ruapehureap.co.nz

Emergency Services (In Emergency, Dial 111)

Fire Kuku Street Taihape In Emergency Dial 111 06 388 0875 www.fire.org.nz

Police 6 Tui Street Taihape In Emergency Dial 111 06 388 2170

St John's 24 Linnet Street Taihape 0800 758 646www.stjohn.org.nz

Employment

Work and Income 32 Tui Street Taihape 06 9010109 0800 559 009 www.workandincome.govt.nz

Workbridge Employment Consultant 373 Victoria Avenue Whanganui 06 348 0352 0508 858 858 www.workbridge.co.nz

Government & Local Government/Council

Conservation DOC http://www.doc.govt.nz  

Councillor - Taihape Ward Richard Aslett 06 382 5774 

Councillor - Taihape Ward Angus Gordon 06 388 1571 

Councillor - Taihape Ward Ruth Rainey 06 382 5507 

Defence Force NZDF Waiouru 06 387 5599 

Inland Revenue IRD 31 Tui Street Taihape 06 9010109 06 9010109 www.ird.govt.nz

Mayor Andy Watson 06 327 7615 

Member of Parliament MP  06 323 7253 06 327 6904 www.ianmckelvie.co.nz

Rangitikei District Council RDC - Taihape 90-92 Hautapu Street Taihape 06 388 0604www.rangitikei.govt.nz

Taihape Community Board Hautapu Street Taihape   www.rangitikei.govt.nz

Taihape Court House Department of Corrections  10 Tui Street Taihape 06 388 2209 0800 268 787 www.corrections.govt.nz

Wanganui I-Site  0800 92 64 26 

Health & Welfare

AAAlcoholics Anomymous  0800 229 6757www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.nz

ACC 45 Wilson Street Whanganui 0508 222 993 0800 101 996 www.acc.co.nz

Access Ability 244 Victoria Avenue Wanganui 06 348 8411 0800 300 412 www.accessability.org.nz

Access Home Health 17 Wicksteed Tce Wanganui 4500 Nurses 0800 284 663www.access.org.nz

Age Concern Wanganui Incorporated 164 St Hill Street Whanganui 4500 06 345 1799www.ageconcernwanganui.co.nz

Alzheimers Assoc Suite 5 136 Victoria Avenue Whanganui 06 345 8833 0800 004 001

Alzheimers Whanganui Suite 5 136 Victoria Avenue Wanganui 4500 06 345 8833 0800 004 001 www.alzheimers.org.nz

Arohanui Hospice Service Trust 1 Heretaunga Street Palmerston North 06 356 6606 0800 666 676 www.arohanuihospice.org.nz

Arthritis New Zealand  06 345 2377 0800 663 463 www.arthritis.org.nz

Autism New Zealand Inc 180 Upper Roberts Avenue RD14 Wanganui 4584 06 343 8263www.autismnz.org.nz

Balance Whanganui Room 20 Community House 60 Ridgeway Street Whanganui 06 345 4488www.balancewhanganui.org.nz

Birthright Whanganui Inc 244 Victoria Avenue Wanganui 06 347 1770 0800 457 146 www.birthright.org.nz

Brain Injury Association

Whanganui  06 347 9721www.brain-injury.org.nz

Breast Screening 133 Molesworth Street Wellington 0800 270 200www.nsu.govt.nz

Budgeting Services   

CAB Citizens Advice Bureau Palmerston North Community House 77 King Street Palmerston North

06 357 0647 0800 367 222 www.cab.org.nz

CAB Citizens Advice Bureau Whanganui 120 Guyton Street Whanganui 06 345 0844 0800 367 222 www.cab.org.nz

Cancer Society - Taihape  06 388 1369 0800 226 237 www.cancernz.org.nz

Career Services  0800 222 733www.career.govt.nz

CCS Disability Action

Manawatu 248 Broadway Avenue 06 357 2119 0800 227 2255 www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz

Cervical Screening  0800 729 729www.nsu.govt.nz

Child Youth and Family  0508 326 4590

CLAW - Community Legal Advice PES Building 76 Guyton Street Whanganui 06 348 8288www.communitylaw.org.nz

Counselling Services - Margaret Baird Broadway Street Mangaweka 021383439 

Crimestoppers  0800 555 111www.crimestoppers-nz.org

Drug & Alcohol Counselling  06 388 2209 

Ear Nurse Specialist - Sheryl Ferguson  06 348 7980 

Epilepsy Association of NZ Inc Room 102 Community House 53A Ridgway Street Whanganui 06 347 1081 0800 20 21 22 www.epilepsy.org.nz

Family Works Presbyterian Support Central  06 345 66810

First Aid  06 388 11090

Gambling Help Line  0800 654 655www.gamblinghelpline.co.nz

Health & Disability Directory - WDHB www.manageme.org.nz  

Healthcare NZ 58 Tui Street Taihape 027 223 5718 0800 532 000 www.healthcarenz.co.nz

Healthline  0800 611 116www.moh.govt.nz/healthline

Heartlands 32 Tui Street Taihape 06 901 0109workandincome.govt.nz

Housing New Zealand Manawatu Office 254 Broadway Avenue Palmerston North 0800 801 601www.hnzc.co.nz

Jigsaw Family Services Incorparated Suite 10 236 Victoria Avenue 06 345 1636 0800 559 009 www.jigsawwhanganui.org.nz

Karen Hughes, Naturopath  273162341 

Kidsline  0800 54 37 54www.kidsline.org.nz

Lifeline - Auckland  0800 54 33 54www.lifeline.org.nz

Maori Suicide Prevention Nga Tai O Te Awa 142 Guyton Street Whanganui 06 348 9902www.ntota.co.nz

Marton Counselling Centre 18 High Street Marton 4741 06 327 5245www.mcec.org.nz

Meals on Wheels - Taihape 3 Hospital Road Taihape 06 388 09260

Medical Transport - Taihape  06 388 04130

Mobility Scooters 36 Kaka Road Taihape 06 388 0984 0800 002 884

Multiple Sclerosis - Taihape Carnation House 51 Waldegrave Street Palmerston North 06 357 3188

0800 675 463 www.mscentral.org.nz

Pathways  06 348 8198 

Physiotherapist  06 322 1993 

Plunket 24 Hr Help Line  0800 933 922www.plunketline.org.nz

Plunket Society - Taihape 10 Kuku Street Taihape 06 388 0615www.plunket.org.nz

Plunket Society - Taihape 10 Kuku Street Taihape 06 388 0615 0800 933 922 www.plunket.org.nz

Podiatrist - Leo Brown  06 348 7779 

Podiatrist - Pauline Quinn  06 343 1989 

Public Health Nurse Whanganui District Health Board 3 Hospital Road Taihape 06 388 0926www.wdhb.org.nz

Red Cross  06 356 8152 

Relationship Service Inc   

Royal NZ Foundation of the Blind  0800 24 33 33 

Sommerville Disability Support Services Whanganui 45 Campbell Street Wanganui 06 345 0566

0508 787 7678 www.sommerville.org.nz

St John's 24 Linnet Street Taihape 0800 758 646www.stjohn.org.nz

Strengthening Families Whanganui Regional Primary Health Organisation, Level 1, Tower Building, 76 Guyton St, WHANGANUI 4541 06 348 0109 ext 710http://www.strengtheningfamilies.govt.nz

Taihape Chiropractic Clinic 17 Tui St   Taihape 06 357 9784 

Taihape Dental Centre 97 Hautapu Street Taihape 06 388 2029 

Taihape Foodbank Mokai Patea Services 130 Hautapu Street Taihape 06 388 11560

Taihape Health Ltd 3 Hospital Road Taihape 06 388

Taihape School Dental Clinic Hautapu Street Taihape 06 388 2016 

Taihape Youth Centre Kuku St Taihape 06 327 5041 0276228235

The Open Home Foundation Of New Zealand Suite 7 236 Victoria Avenue Wanganui 06 345 7043www.ohf.org.nz

Victim Support  0800 842 846www.victimsupport.org.nz

Wanganui Eyecare Centre Visique Based at H D Bond 95 Hautapu St Taihape 06 3454665 0800 439 374

Whanganui Disability Resources 28 Churton Street Whanganui 06 347 1176www.whanganuidrc.org.nz

Whanganui District Health Board 100 Heads Road, Whanganui 4501 06 348 1234http://www.wdhb.org.nz

Womens Refuge & Support  07 896 7869 0800 473 384 www.womensrefuge.org.nz

Youth Aid Taihape Police Tui Street Taihape 06 388 2170www.police.govt.nz

YouthLine  0800 37 66 33www.youthline.co.nz

Information Centre/Library

Taihape Service Centre/Information Centre and Library 90-92 Hautapu Street Taihape 06 388 0604

0800 422 522 www.rangitikei.govt.nz

Newspapers

District Monitor districtmonitor@xtra.co.nz  

Feilding Rangitikei Herald emily.beaumont@fairfaxmedia.co.nz kathryngrahamm@gmail.com 

Wanganui Chronicle lin.ferguson@wanganuichronicle.co.nz  

Spiritual/Religious

Ad-Deen Mosque 5 Tui St Taihape 0211912148 

Anglican Church - Taihape 47 Huia Street Taihape 06 388 0681www.wn.anglican.org.nz

Assembly of God  06 388 0042 

Christian Fellowship 24 Kuku Street 06 388 1450 

Presbyterian Church St David's Huia Street Taihape 06 388 0515 

St Marys Catholic Church 51 Huia Street Taihape 06 388 0688 0276065186

The New Life Revival Centre 35 Linnet St Taihape 06 388 1435