About Us

Te Kupenga Net Trust is a mental health and addiction advocacy and peer support service that is based in Gisborne.

The main role of the organisation is to let people know what assistance is available to them when impacted by mental illness and addiction. To support this workTe Kupenga Net Trust also provides an education programme called  Whakamana Te Tangata that empowers people by removing the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness and addiction through education and understanding of mental distress. 


  • Mental Health Consumer Advocacy and Peer Support 

  • Alcohol and Other Drug Advocacy and Peer Support 

  • Child, Adolescent and Youth Peer Support 

  • Whānau and Family Support, Education, Information and Advocacy 

  • Whakamana Te Tangata Programme

  • Tautoko ana Te Whānau: Support for families.


Phone: (06) 868 4054
Physical Address:
26 Peel St