Youth Groups & Clubs

This is a list of informal groups, organisations and clubs who work, support or link with young people. The groups and clubs are mainly from Napier and there are others from Hastings and the Hawke's Bay region. 

The list is the name of the group or club, contact telephone, email and website address if active.  Followed by a summary of what the group or club do for youth. If you want more information, then select the 'View Full Details' link. 

If you want to add your group to this website simply fill in the online form. Add your group or club.

Youth Services

P: (06) 871 5356 | E: youth.services@ttoh.iwi.nz | W: www.ttoh.iwi.nz

YTS is a FREE service to 15 - 19 year old youth living in Hastings or Napier. YTS helps youth pathway into a career and assists in goal setting for the future. - ITS YOUR LIFE, MAKE IT GREAT.

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Youth Council of Napier (YCON)

P: (06) 834 4130 | E: pauf@napier.govt.nz | W: www.napier.govt.nz

The Youth Council of Napier (YCON) is a group of young people from local schools and providers who meet to discuss youth matters and issues, share views to Council and other agencies - under review in 2012.

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YMCA Hawkes Bay

P: (06) 878 3027 | E: admin1@ymcahb.org.nz | W: www.ymcahb.org.nz

The YMCA Hawkes Bay is a community based organisation that offers members of the community opportunities to increase their skills. It also offers Holiday Programmes and Out of School care. Volunteers are offered a training programme to assist them to upskill. The YMCA is an accredited provider of Education Programmes that offer NZQA National Certificates. Literacy programmes on a part time basis are also offered.

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YMCA Childcare Centre Napier

P: (06) 843 6677 | E: childcare@ymcahb.org.nz | W: www.ymcahb.org.nz

YMCA Hawkes Bay offers quality care for children in the Hastings, Napier and Taradale areas. Our childcare centre is situated in the Napier area and we have four after school sites as well as holiday programmes for children during all the school holidays. Please talk to us about van pick up services and WINZ subsidies.

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Workforce Development

P: (06) 835 1014 | E: cyrils@workforce.co.nz | W: www.workforce.ac.nz

NZQA accredited private training establishment.

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Woodford House

P: (06) 873 0700 | E: enquiries@woodford.school.nz | W: www.woodford.school.nz

Girls boarding and day school for Years 7-13. Intermediate and secondary education. School established 1894. Provides boarding and day school for girls from throughout New Zealand. Quality facilities, set in a semi-rural location.

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Waiapu Anglican Social Services Trust Board

P: (06) 834 0376 | E: gm@wasstb.com | W: www.waiapuanglicansocialservices.org.nz

Provides Social Services from Bay of Plenty - Eastland - Hawke\'s Bay down to Pahiatua. Early Childhood Centres, Homebased Childcare & After School Care, Services to Older People - Careforce Homebased Care - Personal Care & Household Management, Daycare Centres for the Elderly. Community Services - Social Work & Counselling & advocacy services Growing through Grief - counselling services for children to help them cope with loss.

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The Salvation Army Napier Corps

P: (06) 844 4941 | E: napier_corps@nzf.salvationarmy.org | W: www.salarmy.org.nz

Church and Social Services.

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The Parenting Place

P: (06) 878 6842 | E: Hawkesbay@theParentingPlace.com | W: www.theparentingplace.com

The Parenting Place provides inspiration and advice for wherever you are on your parenting journey. We believe Family is Everything. Toolbox Parenting Groups / Parenting Magazine / Family Coaches / Hot Tips Events / Online Shop.

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The Oasis Elim Church Trust

P: (06) 835 6480 | E: oasis.napier@gmail.com | W: www.napier.elim.org.nz

Community Service

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The College of Future Learning

P: (06) 878 5428 | E: enquiries@futurecol.co.nz | W: www.futurecol.co.nz

Private Tertiary Education Provider. FutureCOL is committed to providing quality training to students in Hospitality and Information Technology streams.

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Te Ora Hou Hawkes Bay Inc

P: (06) 878 3152 | E: accountshb@teorahou.org.nz | W: www.teorahou.org.nz

Peer support for youth, Youth & Community Development. Families Development. Whanau Ora.

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Stoney Creek Ranch

P: (06) 874 9887 | E: info@stoneycreekranch.org.nz | W: www.stoneycreekranch.org.nz

Christian camp and outdoor challenge centre. Our philosophy is to challenge physically, socially, educationally, morally and also spiritually.

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St Thomas Church

P: (06) 844 2998 | E: admin@allsaintstaradale.com | W: www.allsaintstaradale.com

Making the real Jesus known today.

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St Andrews Anglican Church

P: (06) 843 1367, (06) 835 0116 Op shop | E: megd@clear.net.nz | W: n/a

We run the following: Opportunity shop, Frozen meals, Fellowship group, Pastoral and Hospital visiting. We specialise in Art Deco clothes twice per year. Bible study every Monday 1pm then chat and craft 2pm.

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Sk8 Zone, Napier Skating club Inc

P: Work (06) 835 8188 Hm(06) 835 6003 | E: sk8zone@xtra.co.nz | W: www.sk8zone.co.nz

Sk8 Zone is NZ\'s no 1 venue for Freestyle Roller Sports: Roller Bladers, Skate boarders, Scooters, & BMX riders.

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Shotokan Karate Hawke\\\'s Bay

P: (021) 275 0226 | E: EOtis@ShotokanKarateHawkesBay.co.nz | W: www.shotokankaratehawkesbay.co.nz

Shotokan Karate is a demanding physical art and an outstanding total body exercise. It is a decisive method of self-defense, and a proven way to develop personal discipline for kids, and to manage stress for adults. It is an intense competitive sport, and, for some - it becomes a philosophy of life. It is an art that allows participants of all ages and at varying levels of intensity - from the recreational practitioner - to the internationally competitive athlete - to train to their full potential.

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SADD Students Against Drunk Driving

P: (06) 355 2671 | E: katrina@sadd.co.nz | W: www.sadd.co.nz

Provides peer education programme to secondary schools aimed to reduce harm caused on our roads by drink drivers..

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Roopu A Iwi Trust

P: (06) 843 1590 | E: rooputrust@xtra.co.nz | W: www.rait.co.nz

Social Work Support: - Intensive - Home Based - Parenting Support - Lifeskills. Whanau Support: - Budgeting Assistance - Programmes - Advocacy - Crisis Support - Whanau Hui - Strengthening Families - Violence Prevention. Care Services: - Emergency Care - Respite Care - Medium to Long Term Care - Caregiver Training and Support. Youth Development: - Pre FGC Planning - Youth Development Programmes - Independence - Mentoring.

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Purena Koa Rehua Youth Services

P: (06) 879 6434 | E: info@pkryouthservices.co.nz | W: www.pkryouthservices.co.nz

We are a place where tamariki/rangatahi/whanau health, well being, education & holistic development is top priority. We are an active promoter of safe, high quality, responsive provision which fosters a learning culture that enables us to have successful, enthusiastic and independent learners and make valued contributions to society.

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Pirimai Baptist Church

P: (06) 843 5167 | E: admin@pbc.org.nz | W: www.pbc.org.nz

Christian worship and teaching.

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Overeaters Anonymous

P: (06) 842 1563 | E: alex.thomas@slingshot.co.nz | W: n/a

A suport group for those with issues with food, eating or weight.

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New Zealand Police Youth Services

P: (06) 831 0700 | E: @police.govt.nz | W: n/a

To assist parents of youths, and youths under 17 years of age who come to the notice of the police. We are active in public relations to schools and community groups regarding youth aid issues and youth education within schools.

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Napier Seventh-day Adventist Church

P: (06) 844 8401 | E: hugh.heenan@gmail.com | W: www.napier.adventist.org.nz

Christian & community social services. Earlybird Gospel Radio broadcast via Radio Kidnappers 1431 AM & 107.7FM. 3ABN Radio Broadcast via 107.5M. For terrestrial TV media broadcasts go to FirstLight TV on Freeview TV Channel 26. For satellite (dish) TV broadcasts go to 3ABN or Hope Channel.

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Napier Harrier Club

P: (06) 844 8946 | E: info@napierharriers.co.nz | W: www.napierharriers.co.nz

The Napier Harrier Club is a well established cross country and road running club that caters for age graded running/races for ages 7 to 70 plus.

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Napier Group Riding for the Disabled Association Incorporated

P: (06) 834 0556 | E: napierrda@xtra.co.nz | W: www.rda.org.nz

Napier RDA promotes confidence, independence and well-being for people with disabilities, through therapeutic horse riding and horse care.

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Napier Family Centre Inc

P: (06) 843 7280 | E: info@napierfamilycentre.org.nz | W: www.napierfamilycentre.org.nz

The Napier Family Centre is a social service agency established 23 years ago, offering affordable professional services in the following areas: family social work support, parenting education, children\\\'s supervised contact, youth work, counselling, budgeting, two early childhood education and care services (Bright Future - home based, and Sunny days Early Childhood Education Centre)

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Napier Community High School

P: (06) 835 8356 | E: nchs@xtra.co.nz | W: www.nchs.school.nz

Activity Centre for at risk students (Year 9-12).

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Napier Baptist Youth Group

P: 06 843 7955 | E: ben.taylor@napierbaptist.org.nz | W: bentaylo5.wix.com/nbyouth

We are a bunch of youth who love Jesus and meet together to get to know him better and have our lives changed in the process.

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Napier Baptist Church

P: (06) 843 7955 | E: office@napierbaptist.org.nz | W: www.napierbaptist.org.nz

Making Gods Kingdom visible.

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Napier Aquatic Centre

P: (06) 834 4150 | E: darrinr@napieraquatic.co.nz | W: www.napieraquatic.co.nz

The Napier Aquatic Centre is Hawkes Bay\'s most comprehensive year round aquatic facility. If you are looking for water-based exercise or fun then the Napier Aquatic Centre can cater for you. The Napier Aquatic Centre centre prides itself on providing quality, safe and affordable fun for the whole family.

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Literacy Aotearoa Hawke\'s Bay

P: (06) 835 5544 | E: info@literacyaotearoa.org.nz | W: www.literacyaotearoa.org.nz

As many as 1 in 5 adults cant read this. At Literacy Aotearoa Hawke\'s Bay adults can learn to improve their reading, writing, spelling or maths, help whānau / family with homework, fill in forms, understand more about whats going on in the news, work out how to complete a tax return and read and understand a bus / train timetable. Learn what you want. Learn how to learn. It wont cost you.

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Kip Mc Grath Education Centres

P: (06) 842 2686 | E: graeme@kipmcgrath.ac.nz | W: www.kipmcgrath.co.nz

Tuition in Numeracy, Literacy,and Science all to Level 3 NCEA

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Kidicorp Schools Out Nelson Park

P: (06) 873 4260 evenings only | E: schoolsout.nelsonpark@kidicorp.co.nz | W: n/a

Childcare, Arts and crafts trips and events.

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Hill After School Care and Play

P: (06) 835 8136 | E: hascap@napiercentral.school.nz | W: n/a

We provide safe and organized care for children before and after school while trying to keep a fun atmosphere.

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Hayseed Trust

P: (06) 844 5430 | E: principal@hayseedtrust.co.nz | W: www.hayseedtrust.co.nz

A second chance opportunity for youth who have left school without any qualifications to get NCEA level 1 and 2 before they go onto further training or employment.The Course is free 16 - 18 year olds.

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Hawke\\\'s Bay Community Law Centre

P: (06) 878 4868 | E: hblaw@hblaw.org.nz | W: www.hblaw.org.nz

We provide FREE legal information, advice,education, representation and assistance for low income people who have an unmet legal need. We have qualified lawyers and a community advocate and help with family, consumer, debt, immigration, employment and other legal issues. We do not help with wills, trusts, conveyancing and business law.

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Hawke\'s Bay Alternative Education (Napier - Hastings Area)

P: (06) 843 2989 | E: brlucas@xtra.co.nz | W: n/a

Ministry of Education programs to help 13 to 16 year old students who are unable to be enrolled in school because of exclusion or behaviour.

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Hawkes Bay Surf School

P: (06) 875 1420 | E: theprimmers@xtra.co.nz | W: n/a

Surf School Recreational activity.

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Hawkes Bay School for Teenage Parents

P: (06) 833 6758 | E: teenparent@colenso.school.nz | W: www.colenso.school.nz/teenparent/

Secondary schooling for teenage parents.

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Hawkes Bay Orchestral Society

P: (06) 876 9753 | E: admin@hbos.org.nz | W: www.hbos.org.nz

Tutors available for music tuition during school terms. Hawke\\\'s Bay Training Orchestra and Youth Orchestra practise Saturday mornings during the school term.

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Growing through Grief

P: (06) 873 4962 | E: gtghawkesbay@seasons.org.nz | W: www.growingthroughgrief.org.nz

GTG is an anglican social service which provides peer support programmes for children and young people who are missing someone important from their daily life. This could be through death, illness, divorce or separation, imprisonment of a family member or other major change in family life.

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Greendale/Tamatea Venturers

P: (06) 844 4774 | E: garrynewton@clear.net.nz | W: www.scouts.org.nz

We are part of the Scout Association of NZ, our nation\\\'s leading, and preferred, youth movement. Our aim is to encourage the physical, mental and spiritual development of young people, so they may take a constructive place in society. Adult leaders use an advisory leadership style to lead the Venturer Scouts towards achieving a balance in the programme of activities, and to ensure their safety. A progressive award scheme enables Venturer Scouts to extend their range of skills and earn certificates that lead towards achieving the Queens Scout Award and/or the Young New Zealanders Challenge Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award. The Venturer section objectives are: Participate in an adventurous training programme that will equip them for the safe enjoyment of the outdoors.Build self esteem and confidence. Have fun and enjoyment. Develop leadership and interpersonal skills.Develop new interests and constructive leisure activities.Test their values and opinions. Ma ke informed choices. Encourage voluntary participation and empowerment. Take responsibility for their own actions and contribute to the local and national community. Acquire life skills and learn about current issues. Explore spiritual development.

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Greendale-Tamatea Scout Group

P: (06) 845 1621 | E: galmenzies@xtra.co.nz | W: www.scouts.org.nz

Scouting key mission is to educate, extend & inspire youth.We offer new opportunities & aspire to develop confident leaders of the future. Scouting is international, intergenerational & multicultural.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

P: 06 842 2656 | E: larkmichele16@gmail.com | W: www.grg.org.nz

Meetings and support for grandparents or kin carers who are raising children full time.

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Girls\' Brigade Hawkes Bay

P: (06) 844 4390 | E: n/a | W: n/a

We have a four sided, balanced programme covering social, physical, educational and spiritual components.

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GirlGuiding Hawke\'s Bay

P: 0800 663 466 | E: lowernorth@girlguidingnz.org.nz | W: www.girlguidingnz.org.nz

GirlGuiding NZ is all about preparing girls for making the most of life ahead. Our aim is to help girls develop skills, knowledge, values and a sense of adventure through an experiential learning \'hands on\' programme that\'s designed to be relevant to the interests of today\'s girls. We provide a fun, safe environment where girls are encouraged to be themselves, where they can discover their potential, develop an awareness of others and where their ambition is nurtured. We provide a wide range of activities - challenging outdoor programmes, international travel opportunities, community involvement projects, chances to learn new skills and develop the skills you already have, leadership training, opportunities to have your say and more.

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Family Planning Health Promotion

P: (06) 835 6976 | E: Gill.Lough@familyplanning.org.nz | W: www.familyplanning.org.nz

Sexual and reporductive health specialists providing education, health promotion, training and information.

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Eskview Community Group Inc

P: (06) 836 5140 | E: rachelkerrison@xtra.co.nz | W: n/a

We provide the facilities for two local playgroups. The Eskview Community Playgroup and PORSE playgroup. Our building is available for hire by other community groups also.

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Epic Ministries Inc

P: (06) 858 7467 or Tama (027) 302 4038 | E: epic.ministries@xtra.co.nz | W: n/a

Youth Work Organisation, specialising in fun and safe programs.

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EIT Hawkes Bay

P: (06) 974 8000 or 0800 22 55 348 | E: info@eit.ac.nz | W: www.eit.ac.nz

EIT Hawkes Bay have offered quality education to the community for over 30 years. The institute offers an extensive range of programmes from certificate to postgraduate level including 10 degrees.

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DOVE Hawkes Bay

P: (06) 843 5307 | E: admin@dovehb.org.nz | W: n/a

DOVE HB works with other agencies to provide a coordinated response to family violence. It provides support and education programmes for women who are or have experienced family violence and Stopping Violence programmes for men who have offended. Support and advocacy services are provided for people who are or have experienced family violence. Services are also offered to youth who have witnessed or been victims of family violence. Social work services are also offered to young offenders. DOVE HB has a Pacifica Family Violence Service working with those affected by violence in their first languages.

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Directions Youth Health Centre

P: (06) 871 5307 | E: sue.taaffe@directions.org.nz | W: www.directions.org.nz

Directions Youth Health Services provides free and confidential youth health and well-being services for 10 - 24 year olds. Service provision includes acess to GP, nurse clinics, counsellors, social worker, youth workers. Transport is available if required. The majority of our services are Hastings based but we do have nurse clinics and counselling sessions available in Napier.

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Deco Bay Napier Port Brass Band

P: (06) 873 9381 | E: Decobaybrass@gmail.com | W: www.Decobaybrass.com

To provide music tuition, enjoyment to communities and contest to improve national standing

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Creative Hastings (Hastings Community Arts Centre)

P: (06) 878 9447 | E: artcentre@clear.net.nz | W: www.creativehastings.org.nz

Promoting the arts in the beautiful district of Hastings right in the heart of Hawke\\\\\\\\\'s Bay.

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City Rock Church

P: (06) 843 4999 | E: chereeormond@xtra.co.nz | W: www.cityrock.co.nz

Dynamic Sunday service with a strong youth culture and great music.

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City of Napier Army Cadet Corps Unit

P: (06) 835 6445 | E: napiercadets@gmail.com | W: www.cadetforces.mil.nz

Cadet registrations are open to all 13 to 14 year olds. Officers and General staff are vetted for the first 12 mths then apply for a commission within the 3 services of the New Zealand Cadet Forces, notably Navy, Army and Airforce.

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Chinese Christian Baptist Church

P: (06) 843 5167 | E: ccbcnapier@yahoo.co.nz | W: www.chinesechurch.co.nz

To know God myself, then to make His Kingdom known in the community and beyond.

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Child, Youth & Family (Hastings)

P: (06) 974 4070 | E: n/a | W: www.cyf.govt.nz

We help families help themselves. We believe all children belong in families that will love and nurture them. We team up with many different groups and people so that families have the support they need to help their children thrive and be safe.

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Child, Adolescent Family Service

P: (06) 878 8109 extn 5848 | E: n/a | W: www.hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz

CAFs provide specialist mental health services for children and adolescents - and their families - between the ages of ) to 19 years who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties. We also provide a consultation services for agencies working with children and youth with mental health difficulties.

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Child, Adolescent and Family Services

P: (06) 878 8109 | E: mail478@hbdhb.govt.nz | W: www.hawkesbay.health.nz/page/pageid/2145875902/Child_Adolescent_and_Family_Service_-_CAFS

For the treatment of Moderate to Severe Mental Illness in Children aged between 0-19 years and their families.

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Child Youth and Family Hawkes Bay Napier

P: 0508 326 459 or (06) 974 4349 | E: n/a | W: www.cyf.govt.nz

CYFS work with youth to safe guard and protect A government agency that has legal power to intervene, protect and help youth who are being abused and/or neglected or who have problem behavior. CYFS work in conjunction with the Courts and Police in dealing with young offence under the Youth Justice system. Residential and care services are available for youth Adoption applications are available through CYFS Refer to YOUTH JUSTICE.

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CHB Whanau Aroha Centre

P: (06) 858 6211 | E: christine.chbwac@wasstb.com | W: www.waiapu.com

Part of Waiapu Social Services we promote community development and strength based empowerment of children and whanau. We offer programmes for children and whanau, run a community garden, offer social work and whanau support, collaborate with other providers to support and help children and their whanau.

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Central Health Ltd

P: (06) 858 9559 | E: managingdirector@centralhealth.co.nz | W: www.centralhealth.co.nz

Health, education, social services

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Central Hawkes Bay Playcentre Association Incorporated

P: (06) 858 5452 | E: chb.assn@playcentre.org.nz | W: www.playcentre.org.nz

Early Childhood Education Provider. Playcentre is a family organisation where - We empower adults and children to play, work, learn and grow together. We honor Te Tiriti o Waitangi and celebrate people\'s uniqueness. We value and affirm parents as the first and best educators of their children so that whanau are strengthened and communities enriched.

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Careers NZ

P: (0800)222 733 | E: napier@careers.govt.nz | W: www.careers.govt.nz

Career Services Rapuara provides career information advice and guidance to the people of New Zealand. Our staff are experienced career consultants trained to assist all people with making decisions about education, training and employment. We can also help with writing CVs and cover letters, coaching for interviews and techniques for finding work. People can also use Career Quest computer programme at our office and our career services website.

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CanTeen

P: (06) 878 6319 | E: kerriew@canteen.org.nz | W: www.canteen.org.nz

Supports young people 13 - 24 years living with cancer and their siblings.

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Bright Futures Homebased Childcare and Learning

P: (06) 858 7881 | E: corina.c@brightfutures.org.nz | W: www.brightfutures.org.nz

Homebased childcare and learning

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hawkes Bay

P: (06) 831 0777 or (06) 831 0733 | E: bbbshb@actrix.co.nz | W: n/a

Providing a one to one mentoring for children and young people aged 5 to 17 years old. Adult provides friendship, support, encouragement and fun.

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Atomic Events Centre

P: (06) 870 6951 | E: mark@atomiceventscentre.com | W: www.atomiceventscentre.com

Please refer to www.atomiceventscentre.com

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At A Home - Home Based Childcare

P: 0800 282466 | E: info@atahome.co.nz | W: www.atahome.co.nz

Our passionate Home Based Educators provide quality education and care for children aged birth to 6 years. At A Home - Home Based Childcare is a Ministry Of Education licensed service.

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Ahuriri After School Care

P: (06) 835 5664 | E: aasckids@xtra.co.nz | W: www.oscar.org.nz

We provide a safe caring service for working parents or caregivers for children 5-13 years. Before school 7:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m. and after school 3.00pm - 5.30pm. Any child can enrol and attend.

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Age Concern Hastings

P: (06) 870 9060 | E: ageconhast@xtra.co.nz | W: n/a

A not for profit charitable organistion promoting and support quality of life for older people in our local communities who work collaboratively with other like minded services - ie. Enliven

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Department of Internal Affairs - Copmmunity Operations

P: (06) 834 1350 | E: cara.dee@dia.govt.nz | W: www.dia.govt.nz

We are active in the following areas: Community Development, Lottery grants, COGS, youth worker training, Crown Funded Schemes, Fundview, Breakout, Communitynet.

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