Age Concern Taranaki supports

older people, their friends and whānau.

Visiting Service

The Visiting Service offers friendship and companionship with a weekly visit from a volunteer for the older people who no longer drive and stay in their home.

Elder Abuse

Age Concern Taranaki provides a free and confidential Elder Abuse Response Service (EARS) for the whole Taranaki region.


Regular visits can make a real difference to an older person’s health and happiness, and the benefits go both ways – our volunteers tell us how much they love the friendships they make.


We have falls prevention classes to keep your body active and a refresher driving course for older drivers.

Age concern Taranaki is a not-for-profit organisation that works for the rights and well-being of older people and serves the needs of older people.

Along with a network of 35 Age Concern offices across New Zealand, and a national office in Wellington, we inform and advocate, and provide services and organise different events for older people.

Our values

 underpin everything we do


We respect the dignity and uniqueness of every person.


We ensure that older people are given the opportunities to achieve physical comfort, engage in satisfying activities and personal development, and feel valued and supported.


We direct resources to help those disadvantaged or in greatest need so that older people have an equal opportunity to achieve wellbeing.


We respect the values and social structures of Māori and people of other cultural and ethnic backgrounds, demonstrating respect by working together to gain mutual understanding.

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Age Concern Taranaki

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Vacant Position: Elder Abuse Response Service Social Worker or Clinician (suitable for new graduate) 15- 20 hours per week (Monday, Tuesday and Friday) Our

Age Concern Taranaki

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Full House at Hawera Cafe Camelia this morning, being entertained by the Junior Brass Band

Thank You

Many organisations have helped us along the way.