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Ko Paretehoata te marae
Ko Ngāti Whakaue te iwi
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We operate with a view to the future, a future which encourages hope, self-reliance, community integration and promotes mental health awareness.

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Caring for our Community


Six-bedroom house as well as a house converted to a office and 2 two-bedroom flats on Malfroy Road

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The Treaty of Waitangi establishes the unique and special relationship between iwi, Māori and the Crown

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Established by two psychiatric nurses Karel (Karl) Hartemink and Donna Riley and opened in September 1989

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Part of the G6, a sector cluster of non-profit mental health and residential providers working in Rotorua

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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”