About the Waikato / Bay of Plenty Region

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The Waikato/Bay of Plenty region covers the area from Te Kaha on the East Cape to Turangi and Taumarunui in the south and Te Kauwhata and the Coromandel Peninsula towards the north. If you live here, contact us for support, advice and information relating to disability. Our services are community based and we have staff working across our region providing a variety of services for disabled people.

Read our latest newsletter, Illuminate - Whakamaramatia (PDF 902KB), three times a year covering stories, events and news from our region. If you’d prefer to receive a copy by email or in the post, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You can also read our branch annual reports here:

Waikato Annual Report 2015/2016 (PDF 1.5Mb)

Bay of Plenty Annual Report 2015/2016 (PDF 1.8Mb)

Tauranga Annual Report 2015/2016 (PDF .7Mb) 

Compliments and Complaints

We like to hear what we’re doing well, or if we’re not doing what you expect of a service. To raise concerns contact one of our branches. You can also read our Complaints and Concerns brochure.

Key Contacts

For information, advice and support please call Freephone 0800 227 2255 or contact:

Bay of Plenty Branch Trish Ross Service Leader 07 571 4774 x 7524
027 451 3968
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Tauranga Office: 74 Fourteenth Avenue, Tauranga South. Ph: 07 578 0063

Rotorua Office: 1452B Hinemoa Street, Rotorua. Ph: 07 985 4910

Whakatane Office: Eastbay REAP, 21 Pyne Street, Whakatane. Ph: 07 308 7385 Ext 7100

Waikato Branch   Team Leader - Youth and Adult Services
and Community Development
 
  Dempsey Puru Team Leader - Maori Services 027 229 7825
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  Hoi Lee Team Leader - Child and Family / Community
Support Coordinator, Care and Protection Advisor
027 226 2233
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Hamilton Office: 17 Claudelands Road, Hamilton. Ph: 07 853 9761