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Heretaunga Women's Centre
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Hastings Women's Rest, Corner of Eastbourne &Russell Street
Postal Address
PO Box 780
Hawke's Bay
06 878 5401
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Margot Wilson - 06 878 5401
Service Coordinator
Cathy Barclay - 06 878 5401
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The Heretaunga Women's Centre is a not for profit volunteered based organisation providing help, support and information for all women in safe and supportive surroundings. Come in and see us - we care!!
Community Group Types
Community Group Types
Community Group TypesStatusDetails
Health and Disability Support Groups and Contacts Yes Chronic Pain Coffee Group, 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month, 10:00am - 11:30am. Live Well courses, Health and Pain Group.
Community Organisations Yes Salad Day Fridays - We provide the salad you provide the plate. Fridays 12:30pm, meet new friends. Free Legal Clinic - Tuesday 12.30pm - Legal advice, information and referral if necessary by qualified women lawyers. Bookings essential.
Relationship and Counselling Services Yes Low-cost Counselling First Session Free then cost negotiated with counsellor. Mon to Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm. Bookings essential. DOVE Family Violence/ Anger management Course - Thursday's.
Fitness and Recreation Yes Gentle Mindful Movement Classes, Walking Group, Sit and be Fit,
Links to other sites, e.g. government, health, legal, consumer etc No Low cost room hirage. Wanted volunteer facilitators for classes and courses.
Church/Religious Group Yes
Updated: 20 Feb 2018
The Heretaunga Women's Centre is a centre for all Women and Children. We aim to create a safe and welcoming atmosphere in peaceful surroundings. We offer counselling, support, help and information. Babies nursery, library, and lots of courses and activities. Come and chat to one of our friendly staff. We are here because we care!!
Updated: 20 May 2014
Special Features
Special Features
Heretaunga Womens Centre Phone 06 878 5401, 020 4085 6695.

New Courses and Activities for Term 1 2018

Open Monday to Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm. Low cost counselling, programmes and activities, beautiful baby’s nursery, library and information. Bookings Essential!
• Low cost counselling: Monday to Friday by qualified women counsellors.
• Ladies, Girls, Women bring in your lunch, have a coffee, relax at our lovely refurbished building in the Kate Sheppard room.
• Low cost room bookings, check out our fabulous rooms for hire!!
• Mums and caregivers, come in to our beautiful nursery and kids play area, weekdays.

• Art Therapy with Kathy, 9:15am, 10:15am & 11:15am appointments, $ Koha.
• Mirimiri with Michelle, appointments at 9:30am & 10:45am, $ Koha.
• Mindful Monday talks on Emotional Wellbeing with a different guest speaker every week, 12:15pm – 1:00pm, $ Koha.
• Access Consciousness Bars with Desree, 1:30pm & 2:30pm appointments, $ Koha.
• Walking group, Join Cathy at 1:30pm - 2:30pm for an afternoon walk starting from the Heretaunga Womens Centre, free.
• Healing Art Group with Kathy, 1:30pm – 3:00pm, $ Koha.
• Sing like there is no one listening with Margot 2:00pm - 3:00pm, $ Koha.
• Gentle Mindful Movement with Catherine, 6:00pm – 7:00pm, $ Koha.

• Bowen Therapy with Louise, appointments from 9:00am, $ Koha.
• Intuitive Life Coaching with Pam, 9:30am & 10:45am appointments available. $ Koha.
• Acrylics Painting Class: 9:30am – 12:00pm with artist Robyn Watt BFA (Bachelor Fine Arts). Ladies bring out your creative juices! Subject matter will be dependent on the level of competency for each participant. Topics covered include: Materials, Composition, Colour theory Perspective, Shading, Subject Choice. Please bring your own materials, $10.00.
• Confident Speaking Skills with Jacqui, 13/02/2018 – 13/03/2018, 5 weeks, 10:00am – 12:00pm $ Koha.
• Baby Wearing HB, 10:00am – 12:00noon, every 2nd month, free.
• FREE Legal Clinic: 12:30pm at the Heretaunga Women’s Centre. Bookings Essential.
• Coffee & Craft with Lynne, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, $ Koha.
• Intro To Water Colours with Margaret-Mary, 6th, 13th & 20th March, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, $ Koha.
• Meditation (Finding A Way That Works), with Felicity, 4 weeks, 13th Feb – 6th March, 5:45pm – 7:00pm, $ Koha.

• Meditation (Finding A Way That Works), with Felicity, 4 weeks, 7th – 28th February, 9:15am – 10:45am, $ Koha.
• Women Unfolding with Moana, 10:00am – 12:00pm, $ Koha.
• Egyptian Reiki, 30minute sessions with Denise, 10:00am – 12:00noon, $ Koha.
• Infinite Possibilities with Fariddy, 14th – 28th March, 11:00am – 1:00pm, $ Koha.
• Budget Advice Clinic for women, 11:30am – 1:30pm, free.
• Maiden Healings Energy Work with Elizabeth, appointments from 12:30pm, $ Koha/Donation.
• Knitting with Carolyn, 1:00pm – 2:00pm, $ Koha.
• Sit and be Fit, 1:30pm – 2:30pm with Cathy, fun and laughter, $ Koha.
• Alanon, Friends & Family of Alcoholics, 6:45pm – 7:45pm, FREE.f

• Spiritual Readings & Guidance with Julie, 9:15am, 10:30am & 11:30am appointments $ Koha.
• Swap Meet with Judy, 9:30am – 11:30am swap clothes and knick knacks, $ FREE.
• Kaha Ra Mirimiri with Gerda, 9:30am, 10:45am & 12:00pm appointments, $ Koha.
• DOVE (family violence courses and anger management), 9:30am - 12:00pm. Free.
• Chronic Pain Coffee Group with Cathy, 1st & 3rd of the month, 10:00am – 11:30am, $ Koha.
• Intermediate English with Wendy, 10:00am – 12:00noon, $ Koha.
• Prep 4 Work with Te Rina, 10:00am – 12:00pm, $ Koha
• Indian Mums Group, 10:00am – 12:00pm, $ FREE.
• Life is made of Moments with Fariddy, 1st March – 12th April, 12:30pm – 1:30pm, $ Koha.
• Mummy Matters, Anti/Postnatal Depression Support Group with Natalie, 1:00pm – 2:00pm, $ Koha.
• Japanese Reiki with Celine, half hour appointments from 1:00pm, $ Koha.

• Reiki, 9:15am – 1:15pm with Gerda, 45minute sessions, $ Koha.
• Sewing for Beginners: 9:30am – 12:00am with Heather, $ Koha.
• Intermediate English with Wendy, 10:00am – 12:00noon, $ Koha.
• Live Well with Teiti, 6 weeks, 9th Feb– 16th March, 10:00am – 12:00noon, $ Free.
• Shared Lunch, 12:30pm - 1:30pm. We provide the salad, you bring a plate to share, come together, and meet new friends.
• Pre-School Dance Group, 1:45pm - 2:15pm, $ Koha.

• Gentle Mindful Movement Class with Catherine, 6:00am – 7:00am, $ Koha.
• Chinese For Beginners with Lily, men and women welcome, 10:00am – 11:30am, $ Koha.

Lesbian Group for more details contact Dale on ph 022 631 2681.

Bookings for one on one sessions essential!

If you would like a copy of our programme please contact us and we can arrange a copy and all of our latest updates to be sent to you via email or post 

Support person, going to appointments can be scary when you are feeling alone and vulnerable. We have a non-judgemental, caring support person who can go with you.

Come and talk on Radio Kidnappers. We have a monthly radio show on Radio Kidnappers on Mondays at 12.30. We interview different women each month - your life story is important.

Come in and see for yourself what amazing facilities we have here.

Give us a call or pop in to make a booking!!!

Updated: 20 Feb 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Chinese Yes Chinese For Beginners Classes, Saturday mornings with Lily 10:00am - 11:30am, $ Koha.
English Yes Free English tuition for migrant women and Intermediate English classes for a koha.
Spanish Yes
Updated: 20 Feb 2018
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Lunch No No No On Fridays at noon we have a shared lunch so bring a plate and make new friends!!
Club/Drop in Centre Yes No No
Visiting Service No No No Ladies come in for a cuppa!!
Activities/Exercise Programme Negotiable Yes Yes See A list of programmes above.
Other Social Support Yes No No See a list of programmes above.
Updated: 7 Apr 2015