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As part of our mission to see “Transformed Lives and Healthy Communities,” Visionwest has a range of resources and publications to help and inspire others who are working with the vulnerable in our communities.

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Whetu Paerangi

 Whetū Paerangi allows us to view Visionwest’s COVID-19 pandemic management through a Kaupapa Māori culturally-centred lens.

Annual Report

Our Annual Report provides a detailed summary of the work we have completed in the previous year. Be encouraged and inspired by the stories of transformed lives.

Our COVID Story

The learnings from Visionwest’s journey through the April 2020 lockdown have become a template for many organisations.

Strategic Plan

Towards Tomorrow – Ahu ana ki āpōpō is Visionwest’s Five-Year Strategic Plan.

Meet The CEO

Meet Lisa Woolley, CEO of Visionwest Waka Whakakitenga for over 20 years.

Stories Of Transformation

Visionwest works throughout New Zealand to support whānau to transform their lives – these are some of the stories of transformation.

News/Press Releases

Our latest news and press releases.

Christmas From The Heart Report

Leading up to Christmas 2021, Visionwest, in association with Glen Eden Baptist Church and with partnering support from the Auckland City Mission, ran Christmas From The Heart.

30 Year Book

Building Hope Together is the story of the first 30 years of Visionwest’s journey to transform its community.




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Flora’s Story – Independence at 100 Years Old

Flora’s Story – Independence at 100 Years Old

I’m 100 years old. I used to be a nurse then, once my family grew old up, I was in hospital administration. Thanks to Visionwest, I’m still in my own unit. It makes me feel so good to still have...