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NZ COVID-19 vaccination program: Guidance and practical tools for supporting disabled people with decision-making and consent

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Rodney District

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REGULAR Social Groups:



A social group for young adults with disabilities. 

Venue: Shoesmith Hall, Warkworth, as well as at various local fun locations, close-by.

Time: Wednesday evenings, 6 - 8pm. The new PHAB group meets

regularly on Wednesday evenings

Contact: Ursula -  021-1382878


Mahurangi Special Needs Support Group

Click on link - a private Facebook group for parents/families of young children with disabilities, to connect and support each other. 

The group also meet up for coffee

Venue: Bramble Café, at Matakana Country Park in Matakana.

Time: every first Friday of the month

Contact: To chat or join the FB group, contact them via their FB/messenger.  

Autism Support Group


Venue: Mahu Presbyterian Church, 5 Pulham Road, Warkworth (downstairs lounge).

Time: Mornings for monthly meet-ups

Contact: email: Sandra at

Stroke Club

Venue: Totara Park Village, Mellwood Drive Warkworth

Time: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month

Contact: Lorna Crawford – Community Stroke Advisor , Stroke Foundation, 027 896 5666


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