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About Disha NZ

Vision 

Disha New Zealand (NZ) is a Charitable organization that is dedicated to enhancing the lives of those in need through various activities and programs. Our mission is to work towards the holistic well-being of diverse communities by providing an environment that enhances their mental and physical health. 

What we do:

Disha New Zealand (NZ)  provides social support to the diverse communities through collaboration and networking for all ages and genders in need. 

Some of our notable initiatives which have made a significant impact in the lives of many people.

  • Weekly Day programs at Balmoral and New Lynn centres provide a platform for - 

  • Socialisation which helps negate loneliness and isolation 

  • Participation in Social, cultural, physical and emotional wellbeing programs

  • Strength and balance exercises by professionals 

  • Information sessions on health and welfare system in NZ

  • Empowerment projects - provide opportunities to volunteer

  • Information sessions on Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention 


  • Social support services  - 

  • Advocacy services 

  • Education and Training

  • Information and support


  • Liaising with the government and non-government agencies 

  • Referral for Total Mobility card, parking card and medic alarm

  • Referral for Needs Assessment to support with home help and personal care

  • Flu and Covid Vaccination clinics 

Liaising with other organisations

  • Auckland Council

  • Local Board - Howick Local Board, Papatoetoe, Albert Eden and Whau Local Board

  • Indian Consulate

  • Muskaan Charitable Trust

  • The Asian Network Inc 

  • Asha Services

  • ASB Community Bankers

  • NZ Police

  • Work and Income

  • Health and Disability Advocacy Services

Festival and Events celebrations

  • Diwali

  • Christmas

Why we do it:

We believe that everyone deserves an equal opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential. Unfortunately, many individuals and communities are faced with challenges that prevent them from doing so. Disha NZ  was founded with the goal of helping to remove these barriers and empower people to lead fulfilling and productive lives.

How you can help:

There are many ways you can support Disha NZ  and our mission. Some of the ways you can help include:

Donating money to support our programs and initiatives

Volunteering your time and skills to support our efforts

Spreading the word about our organization and cause to your friends, family, and community

Participating in fundraising events and campaigns

No matter how you choose to support us, your contribution will make a meaningful impact in the lives of people in need.

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Happy Members
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Lives Supported
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Events  Organised

Our Key Services

Some of our notable initiatives which have made a significant impact in the lives of many people.

Weekly Programs

Weekly social programs at New Lynn and Balmoral.

Advocacy Services

Liaising with other Government and Non-Government agencies for your care.

Social Support Service

No Senior is left alone and we support them at every step.

Education and Training

We help in keeping up to date with all the new technologies and processes.

Festivals and Events

Christmas, Diwali, Holi, Eid, be it any festival, we celebrate them together.

Information and Support

Supporting with all the information across platforms to keep you updated.

intergenerational
New Program! New

Intergenerational Program

Create a great bonding with your younger generations. 

Getting out and spending time with other people isn't just good for the soul – it's also an important part of staying well as you age. But sometimes it can be hard to know where to start.

 Our Social Support Group Programs help you connect with people in your stage of life through enjoyable activities and experiences. It's a great opportunity to make friends while learning a new skill or getting some exercise


Involvement

Our Impact

We have touched many lives through our diverse programs

Improved Fitness
75%
Increased Mental health
55%
Skill Support
50%
Social Support
60%