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John MacDonald, Head of Mission

Kia ora, from John

We are looking to our past to shape the future. Celebrate with us the changed lives, the gifts that have been shared and our optimism for a new era in community care.… more »

Health and Disability Info 2018

Living independently at home

Lifewise supports you or your loved ones to stay living in your own home independently and safely. Give us a call so we can understand the best way to support you.… more »

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Therapeutic Programmes at Rotorua

To make our residents’ time with us enjoyable and rewarding, we have implemented a number of programmes including Hinengaro, Tinana, Whānau, and Wairua … more »

Piki Project

Piki Project

The Piki Project is a small social enterprise that harnesses the creative skills of the wider homeless community and the technology of the Unitec Institute of Technology to create piki.… more »

Moira Lawler

Kia ora from Moira

It is your support that enables us at Lifewise to build connected, just, and inclusive communities. Thank you so much! … more »


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Community Services

Community Services

Lifewise Community Services include Family Services, Youth Housing, and Housing First… more »

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Community Projects

Community Projects

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

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 »

Health & Disability Services

Health & Disability Services

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

Mental Health & Addiction Services

Mental Health & Addiction Services

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

Upcoming Events


Random Acts of Kindness with Splice

A wave of kindness through the streets, offices, cafes and apartments of the city centre… more »


A Huge Thank You To Our Wonderful Supporters

  • J R McKenzie Trust
  • AUT
  • Foundation North
  • Auckland City Council
  • Waitemata
  • ANZ
  • Lottery Grants
  • Skycity Auckland
  • Tindall Foundation
  • Todd Foundation
  • BNZ
  • Perpetual Guardian
  • PMGT
  • Remuera Christian Trust
  • T-and-M-CE-Trust

Support Lifewise

Every day there are brave Kiwis who are facing insurmountable odds. They need your help. Through your gift to Lifewise, you can be that help. Every dollar donated will help Kiwis in critical need.

Your donation will, quite simply, turn lives around.

Donating online is a simple and secure process which can be completed in just a few minutes.

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Lifewise is a registered charity under the name The Lifewise Trust, registration number CC40248

Hungry to Make a Difference?

Lifewise encourages Aucklanders from all walks of life to come together over a meal at the Merge cafe.

Those who are hungry and those who hunger to make a difference; we encourage you all to eat from the same table, over great food and good company.

Merge Cafe

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Lifewise is a registered charity under the name The Lifewise Trust, registration number CC40248

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