December 3, 2018

Family Fun Day 2018

On Friday 30th November, ATWC held its annual Family Fun Day, this year’s theme … In the Jungle! This was the first year the event was […]
November 27, 2018

16 Candles of ATWC

16 Candles are lit, one for each decade of ATWC.
October 17, 2018

Tama Tu

During the school holidays, some of our SWiS ran a super cool boys self-development, one day programme at Avondale Intermediate
October 15, 2018

TVNZ1 – Social Worker wage gap

Social agencies may be forced to shut their doors as wage gap sees social workers leave for government jobs Social agencies working with the country’s most […]
September 26, 2018

🎉 Happy National Social Workers Day 2018! 🎉

To acknowledge the hard work that our social workers do ATWC organised a free breakfast for all our staff.
September 11, 2018

👩🏽‍🎓 Tikanga Ririki Graduation 👩🏽‍🎓

3 mothers have recently graduated from Tikanga Ririki, a Māori Parenting Programme that promotes violent free parenting.
August 20, 2018

Talking to you matters to me

This clip is taken from the Talking Matters NZ​ Summit where this inspirational organisation talked about the programme they have done with our Granger Grove mums.
August 16, 2018

Challenges of parenting

Gladiators of Change (GoC) is ATWC's free parenting workshop. This year’s GoC was a collaboration by three Pakuranga schools.
August 14, 2018

Gladiators of Change 2018

This year’s GoC was a collaboration by three Pakuranga schools: Riverina, Anchorage Park and Pakuranga Intermediate titled the ‘Whanau Show’
August 6, 2018

Winter Wonderland 2018

❄️ A massive thank you to everyone who helped with and attended our Winter Wonderland event at St Marys Church, Tamaki on Saturday! ❄️
July 23, 2018

Tepa I Tua Parenting Programme

The Tepa I Tua Parenting Programme is primarily for Samoan speaking families who are struggling to parent their children under the New Zealand laws and customs.
July 18, 2018


A calabash (taha) was a gourd which held a precious oils and water. They were treasured object. The taha stands for the tipuna rules and tikanga.

ATWC statement on faith based redress hearing





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ATWC is committed to best practice and working in ways that respects the dignity of individuals and their whanau.

ATWC supports the work of Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care. Information about the Commission can be found at

ATWC has created a survivor-focussed process to address any harm that has been experienced in the past. We are committed to ensuring we listen carefully, apologise sincerely, and support recovery and healing.

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