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Caring for our Community
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Building passionate, proactive and resourceful people
Caring for our Community
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Caring for our Community
Ngā kanohi kitea: Our Team
Aroha · Manākitanga · Kotahitanga
About Us

Kia ora and welcome to Piringa! We’ve been doing mahi in mental health and addiction residential for 34 years, we’re Rotorua’s first to embrace kaupapa Māori in this space and our service supports 18 to 65 year old whānau to navigate wellbeing and recovery challenges. So give us a call, pop in for a cuppa or follow us on Facebook. Kia pai tō rā!

For more kōrero about Our Team click here and for further kōrero about our services and where to get help, please contact us. Our referrals come via: NASC/ Link People Housing Team.

Ngā uara
Aroha. Manākitanga. Kotahitanga


Honouring the mana in everyone & everything


Honouring the two-way transformation of mana


Honouring the strengths and expertise of the Whānau

Our Stories
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He mahi o te ora
Whānau wellbeing services

Adult Training Program

A nationally recognised Training & Education program. Critical literacy, numeracy, & creativity. Podcasts. Marae engagement. Whakapapa haerenga.

Supported Residential & Community Living

Supporting whānau to be independent, capable, self-managing, resourceful, connected and content

Planned Respite Care

Short-term Whānau respite in a safe and supportive whare

Te Reo

Exploring the healing wisdoms of Te Reo Māori in the hauora space

Vocational Programs

Job-seeker support. Workforce support. Accessing social services support.

Leadership Program

Whānau who work together, grow together. A collaborative leadership & design program

Staff Support & Training

Level 6 Diploma and ongoing In-service Training

Advocacy & Peer Support

Improved access to services and freedom from discrimination and stigma

what others say about us

“I’m pretty grateful to be at Karldon because I have found myself again”

“I’m fully grateful to be under Karldon Trust giving me a flat to live in. Thank you”

“Keep good communication with respect, fair treatment, dignity & independence, proper standards, information, it’s your decision, support, teaching & research & complaints. Keeping well with whānau and staff. As a Māori mental health consumer for 30 years being a whaiora/client”