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Lifewise Merge Cafe’s new Internet Kiosk

FREE internet access at Lifewise Merge Cafe is now easier than ever! … more »


“Home Is Where The Art Is”

The Rebel Theatre group presents a musical performance of songs and poetry inspired by the idea of Home.… more »


Now open: Term Four of Toolbox Parenting Courses

Lifewise Family Services in New Lynn offer parenting courses to any parent looking for practical tips and inspiration. … more »


Lifewise delighted with Government’s investment into Housing First – Media release

“This is a major step towards a sustainable approach to ending homelessness,” says Moira Lawler, Lifewise Chief Executive.… more »


Seeking foster carers for sibling groups

Lifewise Family Services is seeking a compassionate, family-focused, big hearted couple or family to join our dedicated team of foster caregivers. … more »


Community Services

Community Services

Lifewise Community Services include The Hub in Auckland CBD and Family Services in New Lynn. … more »

Community Services
Community Projects

Community Projects

Besides being a social service provider, Lifewise also looks at new ways of supporting local communities.… more »

ECE Royal Road Preschool (13)
Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

The first five years of every child’s life shape each child’s future health, happiness, and achievement.… more »

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Health & Disability Services

Health & Disability Services

The Health and Disability Services team assist older people and those with a disability to live independently in their own homes… more »

Community Services
Mental Health & Addiction Services

Mental Health & Addiction Services

Lifewise in Rotorua offers Mental Health and Addiction Supported Accommodation Services.… more »

Upcoming Events


The Lifewise Big Community Sleepout Rotorua

Join local groups and communities in Rotorua to raise awareness and funds to end homelessness.… more »


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  • Tindall Foundation
  • Todd Foundation
  • Rotorua Trust
  • BNZ

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