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Welcome to Central Connect Whare Manaaki, Heartland Services and CHB Foodbank

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Central Connect Whare Manaaki is a locally operated agency and is based in Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay, and has been operating for over 35 years. Our dedicated team provide a range of services and support through Central Connect Whare Manaaki Social Work support and advocacy and Counselling Services, Heartland Services and CHB Foodbank.

Central Connect

Provides high-quality Social Work Support and advocacy and Counselling Services to the local community.

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Heartland Services

A community hub for provincial and rural communities, providing access to government organisations, such as IRD and Community Law.

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CHB Foodbank

Offers food security to the people of Central Hawke's Bay community, assisting with food parcels to those who need the support.

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Our Vision

Mauri Ora

Safety, resilience and well-being for the people of Central Hawke's Bay

Our Mission


To put community at the centre of everything we do.  To offer support, walk alongside and encourage resilience and well-being

Central Connect Whare Manaaki

Central Connect Whare Manaaki offers whānau-centred services and is committed to serving the community, families and individuals with a strong focus on strength-based practice, honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the identity and dignity of each individual.

Disability Assistance - wheelchair access, a longer appointment time, more space to move around.

There is no charge for our services, however any koha/donations are gratefully accepted.


He aha te mea nui o te ao?
He tangata! He tangata! He tangata!
What is the most important thing in the world?
It is people! It is people! It is people!

Artist / Raewyn Harris

Get in Touch

To inquire about our services please contact us on 06 858 9891, mobile/text 022 135 8051, email, or message us using the form below.

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