We provide these services:


We look out for rangatahi and try to keep them safe.


We provide non-judgemental support through difficult processes.


The wardens have a long history of helping prevent truancy – they know their communities and are trusted by everyone.

National Events

We provide a non-threatening presence at national events, helping to keep the peace and prevent security incidents.


Wardens are qualified and vetted, and wardens can provide user-pays services.

Traffic management

Wardens are qualified providers and are available on a user-pays basis.


Wardens provide support to hapū and marae at tangihanga.

Emergency Management

Māori Wardens provide support to communities during civil defence emergencies. They know their communities and reach out to provide support to those in need.

Prison leave

Māori Wardens have the experience, relationships and skill sets that means they are trusted by Corrections to escort prisoners to tangi for loved ones.

Hospital support

In some areas, wardens provide support to hospital patients needing transport or other essential support.


Wardens support those in need who are facing difficult processes, like court or other processes.

Across six regions throughout Aotearoa

Tai Tokerau, Tāmaki & Tāmaki ki te TongaHauraki, Maniapoto & WaikatoTākitimu, Raukawa & Te Whanganui-a-Tara
Waiariki & Tauranga Moana, Mataatua, Aotea & TaranakiTairāwhitiTe Tau Ihu, Te Waipounamu & Wharekauri/Rekohu