We support people from all walks of life to reach their full potential by working with them to improve their individual and family/whānau wellbeing. We embrace diversity and our work reflects this.
The Trust oversees the following entities:
Our wide variety of services aim to help communities thrive. They address a range of needs including poverty, homelessness, substance addiction, unemployment, physical and intellectual disability, offender rehabilitation, and mental health challenges.
Our organisation is committed to empowering disadvantaged communities through our innovative services and programmes. This commitment is guided by our strategic priorities of Māori succeeding as Māori, Lived Experience and Diversity are Privileged, and Thriving Pacific Peoples. You can read more about these in Our Strategic Pou.
Māori Succeeding as Māori
Lived Experience and Diversity
Thriving Pacific peoples
Paid internships being offered by one of New Zealand’s largest non-government organisations is hoping to give a much needed boost to the number of people working in the social services sector.Read more
Emerge Aotearoa’s Tagata Pasifika Success Celebration event on 31 May was a wonderfully colourful occasion that honoured the contribution of Pacific peoples in New Zealand.Read more
Emerge Aotearoa has been gifted the new name ‘Ka Puta Ka Ora Emerge Aotearoa’ by eastern Waikato iwi, Ngāti Hauā.Read more
An announcement about the appointment of a new Emerge Aotearoa Group Chief ExecutiveRead more