Childern - the heart of all we do

The Anglican Trust for Women and Children is one of Auckland’s oldest charities – with its origins stretching back more than 150 years.

During the 1850s Auckland was a hard-drinking, rough pioneer society where children had no automatic right to schooling. Many sufered from life-threatening diseases, were abandoned by their parents or sent out to work early.

In 1858 the Anglican Church set up an orphan’s home at a cottage in Parnell to help some of the city’s many neglected children. The home, which later moved to a much larger building in Parnell, heralded the beginning of the charitable work of what would become the Anglican Trust for Women and Children.

From its small but determined start, ATWC has evolved into a major Auckland charity which provides critical care to mothers, children and families throughout Auckland to help them build healthy, happy lives.

ATWC History

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Philosophy

Our philosophy is to support NZ families to nurture their children and give them the happy, healthy and secure futures.

ATWC Vision

The Anglican Trust for Women and Children's vision is to be a leader in providing excellent social services to enable families to put their children first

ATWC Mission

Support New Zealand families to nurture their children and give them happy, healthy and secure futures, regardless of race, religion or ethnic origin.

Our Values

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HOPE & AROHA

To enable families to believe that they can enjoy safe, secure and happy futures. To have respect, affection and fondness for the families we support.

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COMPASSION & RESPECT

To be non-judgmental and to show unconditional care and concern for children and their families. To have high regard to the rights and circumstances of all people and their cultures.

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Whakawhanaungatanga

To establish and maintain relationships which connect individuals and organisations with their past, their present and their whakapapa and allows them to move forward together.

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STEWARDSHIP

To care for, sustain and grow the assets of the Trust, developing them in a way which best promotes the Trust’s Vision and Mission now and in the future.

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INTEGRITY & PROFESSIONALISM

To be moral, open and honest in all we do

ATWC Team

MANAGEMENT & OPERATIONS

Judy

Judy Matai'a

Chief Executive
Semi-Asafo

Semi Asafo

Business Operations Manager
PaulJones

Paul Jones

Service Delivery Manager
Ann-Helen

Ann-Helen Nu'uali'itia

Service Delivery Manager
Elizabeth

Elizabeth Walker

Service Delivery Manager
JosiahWilliams

Josiah Williams

Marketing, Communications & Events Coordinator
Anel-Foord

Anel Foord

Human Resources Assistant
margaret-kelly

Margaret Kelly

Accounts Administrator
Maylene

Maylene Tavita

Executive Assistant
Piripi

Piripi Kahi

Kaitiaki Māoritanga

FAMILY

Tess-Parker

Tess Parker

Practice Leader Family Start
Viv

Vivian Mclean

Practice Manager Family Start
Frances (3)

Frances Anderson

Practice Manager Family Start
Frances (4)

Melanie Morunga

Practice Manager Family Start
Maree

Maree Steunebrink

Parenting Program Coordinator
Katrina-Bernsten

Katrina Bernsten

Practice Manager Granger Grove and Therapy services

SOCIAL & YOUTH WORK

Daisy

Daisy Ta’ufo’ou

Practice Manager YWiSS
Nas

Nastassia Wolgramm

Team Leader Moana Tautua
Nicola

Nicola Ridley

Practice Manager SWiS
Gregory

Gregory Winkelmann

Practice Manager SWiS
Shay-T

Shay Twomey

Practice Manager SWiS
TaniaBeekmans

Tania Beekmans

Practice Manager SWiS
Sandra Bowden

Sandra Bowden

Practice Manager SWiS
Cecelia (2)

Cecelia Taniwha

Team Lead Whanau Intensive Services

EARLY EDUCATION

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Erolini Toua

Practice Manager Engaging Priority Families
Lyndsey-Ula

Lyndsey Ula

Home Interaction Programme for Parents and Youngsters Coordinator
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Susanah Simpson

St Mary's Preschool Supervisor

Board of Trustees

For all correspondence, please contact:

The Minute Secretary

Sue Rossiter

srossiter@trustinvestments.co.nz

  • Kevin Brewer - Chair
  • Nichola Christie - Deputy Chair
  • Norman Johnston
  • Matthew Schofield
  • Sifa Taumoepeau
  • Sue Zimmerman
  • Dianne Kenderdine
  • Evan Davies
  • Venerable Sarah Moss

Location

10 Beatty Street, Ōtāhuhu, Auckland 1062

Email

info@atwc.org.nz

Hours

Monday to Friday 8am-4:30pm

Phone

+64 9 276 3729