Welcome to Mahi Tahi Tātou Trust

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Enabling good lives for people with disabilities through education, employment, social and community participation.


Mahi Tahi Tatou Charitable Trust was set up in August 2021 by a group of friends who have children and grandchildren with disabilities and were concerned about the lack of opportunities available for their loved ones when they left school/ became adults. The trust is based on the Enabling Good Lives principles of self determination, ordinary life outcomes, mainstream first, mana enhancement and relationship building.

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We offer lots of useful services







Special Olympics Wairarapa 2023

Special Olympics Wairarapa 2023

Do you want to have fun, make friends and learn new skills? Special Olympics is for you! The purpose of Special Olympics is to enrich the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sports, the aim is to join in and have fun in an environment where everyone...

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Meet our New Support Worker

Jo Biszak was one of our volunteers and has now been employed by us as a support worker/mentor. Jo has very good communication skills and is reliable, resourceful and has a "can-do" work ethic. She is hard working, self motivated and adapts to change well. Jo's...

View our News and Events Page

View all of our news and events on one page, we have a comprehensive calendar of events for fundrasing, social and day trips. We also have lots going on at our base, so check here to find out any news from Mahi Tahi Tātou Trust.


Our day programme runs, Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 9am and 3pm at our base in Bannister Street.


We. can help you write your CV and help you look for work. We also have a shop where you can sell your items and a small lawnmowing business.


Our organisation would be stuck without our volunteers. Help us help people with disabilities by volunteering with us. Help us to help others.

Visit our Shop

We’ve opened our shop in the old Percy’s Mart location, selling second hand goods, upcycled and recycled goods, some of which have been repurposed by our community or their carers.

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"Mā to rourou, mā tōku rourou, ka ora ai te iwi"

By your contribution and my contribution, we will make progress