Age Concern Wairarapa is a community based, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the wellbeing of older persons in the Wairarapa community. We are committed to promoting wellbeing, rights, respect and dignity for seniors.
He pāpori e whai whakaarohia ana, e whakanuitia ana, e tautokona ana, e whai mana anahoki te hunga kaumātua.
Our purpose is for older people/kaumātua to live a valued life in an inclusive society.
We are a broadly skilled team of staff and volunteers who offer a range of services to older people and their families that are appropriate, accessible and affordable. We work in partnership with funders, public services, community organisations and individuals to achieve this. We work to inform local bodies and organisations on issues of concern for older people, ensuring older people are heard and represented in their communities.
Age Concern Wairarapa is part of the Age Concern New Zealand network of councils located throughout the North and South Islands.
Our office is based at the Solway Showgrounds in Masterton and we provide our range of services across Wairarapa from Eketahuna to Cape Palliser. Give us a call or pop in for a visit.
Tā mātou matakitenga | Our Vision
To be recognised as a leading contributor to the well-being of older persons / kaumātua in our Wairarapa communities
Tā mātou kawenga | Our Mission
Helping, connecting and empowering older persons in Wairarapa
Tā Mātou whanonga pono | Our Values
The work of Age Concern Wairarapa is based on these values, with special reference to older people, koroua and kuia:
- Being responsive
- Respecting all
- Being committed to the well-being
He iti ra – he iti mapihi Pounamu
I may be small, but I am an ornament of Greenstone – a prized possession
He aroha whakato he aroha puta mai | If kindness is sown then kindness you shall receive