Whare o te Atawhai Nui


Whare o te Atawhai Nui is a transitional housing facility in central Auckland for wahine and tamariki only, and tane under 14 years old. We form part of Te Whare Aio Maori Women’s Refuge which is a subsidiary of the National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges. At Whare o te Atawhai Nui, we strongly believe it is a human right for all to have access to safe affordable housing regardless of what challenges our whaiora may be facing.

Whare o te Atawhai Nui has 18 rooms complete with on suite.

Communal whare kai (kitchen)
Kids space
Communal lounge area
Swipe card access to site ensuring safety.
24 hour 0800 for our whaiora in case of emergency
We are a drug and alcohol free site

Whare o te Atawhai Nui work hard to provide wrap around support while fostering a client led approach towards reaching long term positive housing outcomes.

Once we assist our whaiora into their home, we offer 3 months community support to ensure they are embedded well into their communities.

Get in touch 0800 942 732
Email: [email protected]

Become a member

Membership Benefits

  • Voice of the sector: contribute to whole-of-sector policy positions
  • Conferences and training at a reduced member rate
  • Fortnightly e-bulletins sent directly to your inbox
  • Access to a members-only section on the CHA website
  • Participation in member surveys and forums
  • Access to the CHA quality assurance programme and training
  • Advance notices about new developments and initiatives.

The CHA Constitution sets out two categories of members – Full and Partner  these are defined below:

Full Membership

These are Iwi, Maori and Pacific Island and Community or voluntary housing organisations and groups which are either:

a) Providers of Community housing, or

b) Groups intending or seeking to become providers of Community- housing, or

c) Groups of residents/tenants of community housing, or

d) Groups which advocate for Community housing or residents of Community housing as part of their work.

The annual fee for Full Members is based on your organisation’s gross income:

1. Up to $1m, the fee is $500 +GST

2. From $1m to $5m the fee is $1,000 +GST

3. $5m and over the fee is $1,500 +GST per annum.

Partner Membership

These are individuals, local authorities, private development companies, and other private and public entities which invest, operate, own or develop affordable, Community and/or Social housing.

If you have a question about which category of membership you should apply for, please contact us to discuss.

The annual fee for Partner Member is fixed at $250 + GST per annum.

The membership year is from 1 Jan – 30 Dec.

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Contact Info

Level 11, Ranchhod Tower,
39 The Terrace /
102-112 Lambton Quay
PO Box 11543
Wellington 6142

+04 385 8722

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