UA-89854927-1 Women's Centre Rodney Provides Community Support For All Women
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By Women - For Women

The Women’s Centre Rodney is a community-based organisation offering a range of affordable, quality services to meet the needs that arise for women in the community.

We network with other community focused organisations and groups in order to share information and resources that benefit and inform women in our community.

We recognise that women are disadvantaged in our society. We are opposed to all oppressions, including those based on gender, race, social and economic status, education, ability, sexual orientation and religion. One of our ultimate goals is to work towards a society where relationships are based on co-operation and respect, rather than competition and power-over.


We support, empower and inform women. We encourage community connections to reduce isolation and promote family well-being.



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We apply for and obtain funding to source tutors and facilitators who will deliver informative courses and workshops of high quality each term, and we continue to evaluate and evolve these to maintain relevance to, and value for, our funders' investment.


We provide a safe, friendly, caring and confidential space to sit quietly or link up with others,

The Centre is open five days a week, Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 2.30pm, except during the Christmas holidays.

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We would like to thank the following for their financial assistance and support for our Centre: 

Auckland Council
ASB Community Trust
Child Youth & Family 
Community Post
Comprehensive Care
Creative Communities
Lion Foundation
Ministry of Social Development
NZ Presbyterian Hospital Trust
Rotary Warkworth
Pub Charity
Sir John Logan Campbell Residuary Trust
Sky City Community Trust
The Warehouse
Z Good In The Hood



Six sessions of FREE counselling are available to ALL women with dependent children (under 18 years) at the Women's Centre. We cover a range of issues including relationships, anxiety and depression, parenting, abuse, self esteem, grief and loss and much more. Contact us for a confidential appointment.


Term Three Lunchtime Lectures (FREE)

Food Waste Workshop: Learn how to make pesto and pies from food scraps you might normally throw away. Eat everything you make at the workshop. Facilitated by Rosie Hutchinson from The Compost Collective. Wednesday 8th August 12.30 - 2.30 pm

First Light Flower Essences: Gentle catalysts that help to restore emotional balance and harmony. Explore the Tree Essences and how they balance, strengthen and protect the chakras. Receive a free treatment bottle to take home. Lesley Lydford-King from First Light Essences NZ . Wednesday 15 August 12.30 - 2.30 pm

How to Set and Achieve Great Goals and Increase your Personal Satisfaction
This workshop will teach you how to set and achieve meaningful goals. We will also look at your personal values and how making choices that support your values, lead to a more satisfied and fulfilling life. Facilitated by Bev Giles from Time to Shine Coaching. Wed 22nd August - 12.30—2.00pm

Financial Literacy and Budgeting Tips
This workshop will help you to understand your money personality, the things that get in the way of you achieving your financial goals together with helping you set up a budget. We also look at Credit cards and Hire Purchase and using these forms of payment to your advantage. It's an interactive workshop where you will certainly learn something new! Facilitated by Bev Giles from Time to Shine Coaching. Wed 5th Sept - 12.30—2.00pm

Please RSVP your attendance for these lectures.
10 Morpeth St, Warkworth
Ph: 425-7261email:



Four local lawyers are volunteering their services to provide free legal advice in Warkworth every three weeks.

The hour-long clinic will fill a gap in the community. There are currently no Legal Aid lawyers in Warkworth and the nearest free Community Law Centres are in Waitemata or Whangarei.

The new service is the brainchild of Vicki Morrison-Shaw, an environment lawyer who lives near Matakana and is a trustee at Rodney Women’s Centre. She used to volunteer for a Citizens Advice Bureau legal clinic in Auckland and, when she moved here and found there was no such service locally, decided to set up one herself.

She contacted local lawyers to see if anyone would volunteer an hour of their time and three answered the call – Ben Lupton of Insight Legal, Tanya Wood of Minter Ellison Rudd Watts and Jackie Woolerton of Webster Malcolm Law.

Rodney Women’s Centre manager Colleen Julian says the new clinic will fill a real need in the Warkworth area, as she receives several enquiries a week from people seeking legal help.

The clinic will run between 9.30 and 10.30am every third Friday, with the female lawyers operating out of Rodney Women’s Centre in Morpeth Street and the male from Homebuilders Family Support Services in Hexham Street.

For further information, dates and bookings, call Rodney Women’s Centre on 425 7261.























The Women’s Centre Rodney is committed to providing safe, confidential, low cost and effective counselling for individual women which abides by the Code of Ethics and Professional Standards of the National Association of Counsellors (NZAC). We have up to 6 subsidised sessions available with our counsellor.

For further information go to our Counselling page, or phone us on
09 425 7261 or 0800 237 674
or simply contact us via email.



Workshops & Courses

Our workshops and courses help you not only to learn new skills but also to build a network of people to share and grow with...

Learn how to care for yourself, discover and develop your skills in one of our creative courses,  meet other women and exchange ideas.

Check out our Women's Centre Rodney Courses page to find out what's happening and join our newsletter to be kept up to date with what's coming up at your Women's Centre.

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