Manu Ka Rere


Manu Ka Rere is a free service for young people aged 13-24 who are seeking support for their wellbeing. We offer face to face counselling sessions, group work therapy, education and other activities.

Previously known as Community Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS), Manu Ka Rere is a collaborative of eight organisations across Canterbury. These include Purapura Whetu, Odyssey House, Stepping Stone Trust, Ashburton Community Alcohol and Drug Service (ACADS), Community Wellbeing North Canterbury Trust, Waipuna, 298 Youth Health and City Mission.

We work closely with Specialist Mental health Services (CHDB) and are also connected with other services.

Manu Ka Rere Team


George Wynyard

Manu Ka Rere Kaiarahi / Kaihaumanu

Dion Kamira

Manu Ka Rere Kaimahi

Jess Oranen

Kaihaumanu Rangatahi

Lara Watson

Te Whakaruruhau Intern Psychologist
Kim Tipene

Kim Tipene

Kaihaumanu Rangatahi
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Shontell Campbell

Kaihaumanu Rangatahi
Mahalia (1)

Mahalia Hobson

Manu Ka Rere Kaimahi

Nancy Aldridge 

Manu Ka Rere Kaihaumanu