Support Us

Purapura Whetu is a charitable trust, you can help us continue to empower and make a difference in people's lives by making a donation. We welcome all donations, small or large, as your support is invaluable to the work we do.


We appreciate any koha of basic everyday items, household items and clothing in good condition for our clients. If you would like to contribute in this way, please drop off any items to reception Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm or contact us as we may be able to collect the items from you.

Donate Online

You can make a direct monetary donation to our account at any Kiwibank branch or via your internet banking account. If you would like to talk to us in confidence about making any kind of donation, please call us on (03) 379 8001 or email

Name of account: Purapura Whetu
Bank: Kiwi Bank
Account number: 38-9012-0879631-00
Reference: DONATION

If you would like us to acknowledge a donation deposited direct to our bank account or via internet banking, please email your contact details to along with the date and amount of donation.

If you would like to become a regular supporter of Purapura Whetu, please contact us and we will send you an Automatic Payment Form.


Volunteering is a wonderful way to support the work we do at Purapura Whetu as well as gain some valuable work experience.

To volunteer, please complete our volunteer form to register your interest and send to, all volunteers are required to complete police vetting.

Upon receiving your volunteer form, we will advise you of any suitable vacancies and ask you to pop in for a brief interview. While this sounds very formal, it is just an opportunity for us to get to know each other and to find out more about your skills.

All volunteers are given all the training and support required to make your volunteering experience is a great one.

If you would like to talk to us about upcoming volunteering opportunities, please call us on (03) 379 8001 or email