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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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It’s not just about the children

Lifewise’s Early Childhood Education Centres also support families, whānau, and the wider community by creating a very special space to ‘be’, an amazing sense of belonging. … more »

Build a legacy for your community’s future 

A bequest to Lifewise can ensure that New Zealanders always have the support they need to turn their lives around. … more »

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Thank you for giving us strength and hope!

With your generous donations, Kat’z can continue to provide much-needed support at Lifewise Merge Cafe… more »

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Splice presents: Heartful art

To celebrate indigenous storytelling and culture, Australian artist Robert Young shares his journey of identity and culture. … 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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Lifewise is a registered charity under the name The Lifewise Trust, registration number CC40248

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