Welcome to Age Concern Wanganui
Age Concern Wanganui is part of the Age Concern New Zealand network of councils throughout New Zealand. Age Concern Wanganui was established in 1978 under the name of the Wanganui Regional Council for the Ageing.
It became an incorporated society on 1 August 1980 and was renamed as Age Concern Wanganui Incorporated on 26 October 1989.
Age Concern Wanganui Inc became a registered charity on 16 June 2008 (Reg: # CC25886) under the Charities Act 2005.
Age Concern is a community based not-for-profit organisation dedicated to enhancing quality of life for older people. Each council offers a variety of services and information to help meet the needs of older people, families and communities in their area.
Be a Dignity Champion
29 Sep 2016
Ageism is getting old – let’s stand up New Zealand!
On the 14 December 1990, the UN General Assembly made the 1st of October International Day of Older Persons (IDOP). This day was set aside to celebrate older people around the world and focus attention on the particular needs and challenges faced by many of them. It also celebrates the essential contribution the...
16 Aug 2016
Ava Wikotu, 3, sits surrounded by donated pyjamas. The adults around her are, from left, Marion Davenport, Di Haynes, nurse Melissa Houltham, her dad Jordan Wikotu and Ruth Beadle. Monday, August 15,
Colourful, cuddly children's pyjamas are just the right gift for Whanganui Hospital's Children's Ward, paediatric nurse manager Janene Louwrens says.
The ward was given...
Good in the Hood
24 Jun 2016
A huge thank you to everyone that participated in the Z Good in the Hood promotion during May.
Z London Street hosted Age Concern Wanganui......and we won!!
A special thank you to Jacinta and John Hurley for supporting the event and all of the community organisations that benefited from the promotion.
$1290 will help us celebrate our wonderful volunteers at an event...