About Us

The Western Bay of Plenty has a proud social service heart.
At its core, in the Western Bay of Plenty approximately 240 organisations work daily to improve the wellbeing of individuals, families and our society. Many of our fellow New Zealanders struggle with isolation, poverty, mental illness, addiction, housing, food insecurity amongst other issues and each one of the good folks working in the social service sector are dedicated to the task of making life that much easier and better for everyone.





Our People

The team at SociaLink is as diverse as the sector we support; we have differing expertise and a variety of skills, but share a common goal and love for the social services sector and those fortunate enough to work in it.
Team photo May 2023

Uhia te korowai kahui ki te iwi hei tauawhi, hei akiaki ki te ao angitu

Spread the folds of the korowai to all, as a means of support and encouragement in pursuit of success
(SociaLink Tauranga Moana)

Stories of how we’ve helped others


Live for More


Alzheimers WBOP

Jo Franks

Merivale Community Centre


The Daily – Te Puke

Kessie and Irene

Rau Ō Te Huia

Waipu Hauora CIL (002)

Waipu Hauora with SociaLink Staff

Gender Dynamix Rebecca Milne Einstein Hale Cameron Wright (002)

Gender Dynamix

Pictured L to R: Rebecca Milne, Einstein Hale, Cameron Wright

Tautoko Mai

Tautoko Mai – Sexual Harm Support

alz team

Alzheimers Tauranga / WBOP

Brain Injury Trust

Brain Injured Children’s Trust

The Daily team

The Daily

Salvation Army team

Salvation Army


Families Achieving Balance


If you have a vacancy in your organisation we are happy to advertise in this space. Email your information now.

Board Members wanted

Governance Vacancies & Opportunities

You can seek new trustees or offer to be a trustee through the Volunteering Services website. Use this link and explore the possibilities.

Specialists available for work in the NFP sector

SociaLink operate an informal ‘pool’ of people experienced in the not-for-profit sector who could cover staff on leave or for short-term jobs.

Carole Parker

Specialist area: Community development, housing, management, project management

Download Carole’s details here

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