Community services

The Historic Village: a true community hub

The Historic Village is home to many community organisations. Together they support the arts, culture and social needs of our community. Whether you are after drama lessons, tuition, or help when it comes to mental illness or alcohol and drug abuse, you can find it and much more at The Historic Village. The full range of community services is listed below.

Detour Theatre

Detour Theatre

We produce four shows a year (plays), and run drama classes for children, teen, adults, seniors, and groups with special needs. We operate from a delightfully restored and repurposed hall built in 1911 that is now located at the Historic Village.

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Envirohub Bay of Plenty

Envirohub Bay of Plenty

Supporting Bay of Plenty communities to learn about and connect with more sustainable futures.
Phone: (07) 578 6664

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Family Link

Family Link

Supporting the families and whanau who have a family member who is experiencing mental unwellness and/or addiction.
Phone: (07) 577 145

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Gender Dynamix

Gender Dynamix

Gender Dynamix is a clinical and social charitable trust organisation meeting the specific mental health service needs of the Transgender and Nonbinary community of the Bay of Plenty through a unique gender affirming framework of care.
Email: referrals@gdnz.org

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GetSmart Tauranga

GetSmart Tauranga

Education and counselling for those with drug and alcohol issues and Street Van Help assistance to young people.
Phone: (07) 571 3712

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Foundation for Youth Development

Graeme Dingle Foundation

The Graeme Dingle Foundation is one of the leading organisations in youth development in NZ. Our charity’s mission is to transform young lives forever through long-term learning and mentoring. Currently in the WBoP we have over 3600 young people in our programmes who are being helped to realise their best potential.
Phone: Dan Allen-Gordon – Regional Manager - 021 992 613
Email: office.bayofplenty@dinglefoundation.org.nz

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Grey Power

Grey Power

Lobby organisation promoting the welfare and well-being of citizens in the 50+ age group.
Phone: (07) 571 2558

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The Incubator - Growing Art & Culture Trust

The Incubator - Growing Art & Culture Trust

Monday to Saturday: 10am – 2pm
Phone: (07) 5713232
info@theincubator.co.nz

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Historic Village Street

Tauranga Men's Shed Incorporated

Hand crafted wooden toys, kitchen and home wares.
Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm and Market Sundays.
Phone: 027 242 8690
Multicultural Tauranga

Multicultural Tauranga

Promotes and protects the interests of ethnic groups which make up New Zealand’s multicultural society.
Phone: (07) 571 6419

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National Advocacy Trust

Nationwide Health and Disability Advocacy Service

A free, independent and confidential advocacy service for consumers of health and disability services.
The service is  provided under the Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994 to promote rights and resolve complaints.
Phone: (07) 577 1715 or 0800 555050

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SeniorNet

SeniorNet

SeniorNet is a community training network that supports and motivates people to enjoy and use technology in their everyday lives. We provide small, friendly and stress-free computer classes, where you will gain the necessary skills and confidence you need to get the most out of information technology.
Phone: (07) 577 1912

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Shakti—Ethnic Women's Support

Shakti—Ethnic Women's Support

Support service for migrant and refugee women and their children.
Phone: (07) 579 0532

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Speld NZ

SPELD NZ

Not-for-profit organisation providing specialised assessment and one-on-one tuition for those with specific learning disabilities including dyslexia. SPELD NZ also trains educators and whānau.
Phone: 0800 773 536
Email: northern@speld.org.nz

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Tauranga Budget Advisory Services

Tauranga Budget Advisory Services

Tauranga Budget Advisory Service works with individuals and family/whanau to develop their financial capability. We have a strength-based approach working in confidence and without judgement, to grow the skills and confidence of those we work alongside. Our aim is the reduction of unproductive debt, reduced financial stress, increased savings and improved resilience.

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Tauranga Youth Development Team

Tauranga Youth Development Team (TYDT)

TYDT engages, connects, and informs young people. They support those who work alongside youth to enhance the wellbeing of young people through connection and collaboration. An agent of change, TYDT facilitate youth development opportunities led by youth.
Phone: Tara 027 357 0039
Email: tara@tydt.org.nz

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Turning Point Trust

Turning Point Trust

At Turning Point Trust people are supported in their recovery from mental health and addiction issues. People are resilient and feel integrated in their community.
Phone: (07) 578 6934

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Village Radio

Village Radio and Museum

Broadcasting from The Historic Village since 1984 on 1368am. All our members volunteer their time bringing nostalgic music 1940 - 1990 to the greater Tauranga area.

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Opening hours

Grounds open 7 days a week, 7.30am – 10pm

Office open Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm

Office is closed public holidays

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