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: | W:

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: | W:

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 Hawke's Bay

P: (06) 878 3027 | E: | W:

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: | W:

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: 0800 8335581 | E: | W:

NZQA accredited private training establishment.

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Woodford House

P: (06) 873 0705 | E: | W:

State-integrated boarding and day school for Year 7 to 13 girls.

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Waiapu Anglican Social Services Trust Board

P: (06) 834 0376 | E: | W:

Aged Care Services - Rest homes, Dementia Units, Retirement Villages, Day Care Centres throughout the region and Home Support in Southern HB. Early Childhood Centres, Homebased Childcare and After School Care. Social Workers and Counsellors for Families and Social Workers in Schools. Big Brother Big Sister programme and Grief counselling for children.

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Volleyball Hawke's Bay

P: (06) 845 9336 | E: | W:

Volleyball Hawke's Bay is a regional non-profit sports organisation responsible for the development and provision of volleyball programmes, activities and events in Hawke's Bay.

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The Salvation Army Napier Corps

P: (06) 844 4941 | E: | W:

Church and Social Services.

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The Parenting Place

P: (06) 878 6842 | E: | W:

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: | W:

Community Service

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The College of Future Learning

P: (06) 878 5428 | E: | W:

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: | W:

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

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Stoney Creek Ranch

P: (06) 874 9887 | E: | W:

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: | W:

Making the real Jesus known today.

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St Augustines Scout Group

P: (06) 843 8882 | E: | W: n/a

We teach the youth to be leaders in the community and to put others before themselves.

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St Andrews Anglican Church

P: (06) 843 1367, (06) 835 0116 Op shop | E: | 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: | W:

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: | W:

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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Schools Out Nelson Park

P: (06) 873 4260 evenings only | E: | W:

Childcare, Arts and crafts trips and events.

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SADD Students Against Dangerous Driving

P: 021 659 697 | E: | W:

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: | W:

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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Rangatahi Services Te Taiwhenua O Heretaunga

P: (06) 871 5356 | E: | W:

Provider of the following services. Attendance Service NEET support for 16 & 17 yr olds not in education. Youth Payment Young Parent Payment Alternative Action

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Purena Koa Rehua Youth Services

P: (06) 879 6434 | E: | W:

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: | W:

Christian worship and teaching.

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Overeaters Anonymous

P: (06) 842 1563 | E: | 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 0776 | E: | 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: | W:

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: | W:

The Napier Harrier Club is a well established cross country and road running club that has been operational for 80 years. The club caters for age graded running races for ages 7 to 70 plus. Napier Harriers offers very good social opportunities as being part of the Taradale Sports Association.

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Napier Group Riding for the Disabled Association Incorporated

P: (06) 834 0556 | E: | W:

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

P: (06) 843 7280 | E: | W:

The Napier Family Centre is a social service agency established in 1983 offering affordable professional services in the following areas: Budgeting, parenting education, counselling, children's counselling, family social work, early childhood education.

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Napier Community High School

P: (06) 835 8356 | E: | W:

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

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Napier Baptist Youth Group

P: 06 843 7955 | E: | W:

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: | W:

Making Gods Kingdom visible.

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Napier Aquatic Centre

P: (06) 834 4150 | E: | W:

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: | W:

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: | W:

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

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Hill After School Care and Play

P: (06) 835 8136 | E: | 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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HB Woodturners Guild

P: 06 | E: | W:

A craft guild with emphasis on wood turning. The guild has approx 80 members male and female members eith an age range from 20 till 80 years old. If you're interested come to one of the monthly meetings and meet very talented turners or have a go on Tuesday evening.

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Hayseed Trust Inc

P: (06) 844 5430 | E: | W:

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 Alternative Education (Napier - Hastings Area)

P: (06) 843 2989 | E: | 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 Orchestral Society

P: (06) 876 9753 | E: | W:

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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Hawkes Bay Motorcycle Club Inc.

P: 021 127 1114 | E: | W:

Motorcycle club offering offroad events to thedirt bike fraternity of Hawkes Bay.

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Hawkes Bay Fathers Support

P: (06) 844 9820 | E: | W:

We help separated fathers who have difficulties seeing their children after a relationship split. Kids Need Dads Too.

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Hawke's Bay Surf School

P: (027) surfsup | E: | W: n/a

Surf School Recreational activity.

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Hawke's Bay School for Teenage Parents

P: (06) 833 6758 | E: | W:

Secondary schooling for teenage parents.

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Growing through Grief Hawkes Bay

P: (06) 873 4962 | E: | W:

Growing Through Grief is an Anglican Social Service which provides peer support grief and loss programmes for 5yr olds right through to adults who are missing someone important from their daily life. This could be due to separation, divorce, death, imprisonment or other major family change.

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Greendale/Tamatea Venturers

P: (06) 845 2241 | E: | W:

We are part of the Scout Association of NZ, our aim is to encourage physical and mental development in our young people. The young people work through an award scheme within each section of scouting. This gives them the skills in their life that will develop new skills in leadership community service, self esteem and confidence. We as leaders empower the young people to do their best at while they explore the community around them.

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Greendale-Tamatea Scout Group

P: (06) 845 1621 | E: | W:

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: | W:

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: | W:

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: (04) 801 2628 | E: n/a | W:

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

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Eskview Community Group Incorporated

P: (06) 836 5140 | E: | W: n/a

We provide facilities for a local playgroup. The building is available for hire by other community members and groups.

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Epic Ministries Inc

P: (06) 858 7467 or Tama (027) 302 4038 | E: | W: n/a

Youth Work Organisation, specialising in fun and safe programs.

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EIT Hawkes Bay

P: 0800 22 55 348 | E: | W:

EIT 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 15 degrees.

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DOVE Hawkes Bay

P: (06) 843 5307 | E: | 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. DOVE HB is in partnership with Kainga Pasifika Services providing family violence services by Pasifika for Pasifika.

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Directions Youth Health Centre

P: (06) 871 5307 | E: | W:

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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Dial - a - Prayer Line

P: (06) 878 6679 | E: n/a | W: n/a

A caring voice & a helpful prayer is only a phone call away. Dial (06) 878 6679 today.

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Deco Bay Napier Port Brass Band

P: (06) 873 9381 | E: | W:

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: | W:

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: | W:

Sunday morning Family service and a Relaxed Evening service.

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City of Napier Army Cadet Corps Unit

P: (06) 835 9689 or 834 6445 | E: | W:

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: | W:

We are an immigrant Chinese church, mainly Cantonese and Mandarin speaking. We welcome anyone looking for fellowship or wanting to learn more about the Christian faith.

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Child, Youth & Family

P: (06) 974 4070 | E: n/a | W:

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:

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: | W:

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 Napier

P: 0508 326 459 | E: | W:

CYF work with families and whanau to keep Children and Young people safe. A government agency that has legal power to intervene, protect and help Children and Young people who are being abused and/or neglected. CYF work in conjunction with the Courts and Police in dealing with young people who offend under the Youth Justice system. Adoption and Caregiving applications are also available through CYF. Child Youth and Family helps children, young people and families be safe, strong and thrive.

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CHB Whanau Aroha Centre

P: (06) 858 6211 | E: | W:

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: | W:

Health, education, social services

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Central Hawkes Bay Playcentre Association Incorporated

P: (06) 858 5452 | E: | W:

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: | W:

Careers New Zealand - What we do At Careers New Zealand we define a career as being the \"sequence and variety of work roles - paid and unpaid - that someone has over a lifetime\". Everyone has a career. Our role is to improve connections between education and employment, by using our expertise to support organisations and New Zealanders so they are making informed choices about their future employment. We develop the capability of people in organisations who influence others, using our information and tools to provide careers support to their children, learners, clients and staff. Organisations we work with include career professionals, schools and tertiary organisations, community groups, businesses and local government, welfare and support agencies who influence the career choices of others. Who we work with - We work in partnership with central and local government agencies, schools, tertiary providers,community-based organisations, industry and businesses, influencer groups, Maori organisations and Iwi. Government We operate across the education, labour market and social development sectors, and work closely with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Ministry of Social Development, Te Puni Kokiri, Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs, and other government agencies on actions and policies where a career component is important. A key strength is our ability to translate data from across government into user-friendly, relevant tools that help New Zealanders plan their careers. Community As experts in the careers field, much of our work is in the community, where we develop the expertise of schools, tertiary educators and other organisations in their careers work with learners, graduates and job seekers. We work with industry and the business sector to ensure the supply of skilled workers is closely matched to labour market needs. Our online resources for employers help them to retain and develop their workforce through career development.

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P: (06) 878 6319 | E: | W:

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: | W:

Homebased childcare and learning

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hawkes Bay

P: (06) 2113659 | E: | W: n/a

Providing a one to one mentoring for children and young people with an adult to help and support the young person. The adult provides friendship, support, encouragement and fun.

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Atomic Youth Trust

P: (06) 870 6951 | E: | W:

Dance Classes

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At A Home - Home Based Childcare

P: 0800 282466 | E: | W:

We at @ a home Home Based Childcare pride ourselves in delivering unbeatable education and care for your children. Getting to know you and your child is an integral part of who we are. We are passionate about building strong and effective relationships with you and your family and providing warm, nurturing and caring environments. The friendly team are committed to working closely with you, to ensure you and your child find the perfect Educator. We are proud in working closely with families to meet quality and affordable childcare needs. Most importantly we encourage a smooth transition phase that enables your child to build trust and emotional well-being with your fabulous Educator.

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Anglican Care Waiapu

P: 06 834 0376 | E: | W:

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 SHB 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. Rest-homes, Retirement Villages, Dementia Care Units & Hospitals for the elderly.

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Ahuriri After School Care

P: (06) 835 5664 | E: | W:

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: | 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

P: (06) 834 1350 | E: | W:

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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