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The Golden Bay Workcentre Trust enables individuals and groups to achieve self-determination, create healthy and tolerant lifestyles, and exercise positive choices.



The Golden Bay Workcentre Trust creates opportunities by providing facilities, resources, training and support, for individuals and groups, to realise their unique potential, value and role in their whānau and community.

We are a MSD accredited organisation offering a range of services; including youth and adult education, community support, mentoring, employment programmes, and information services 

to assist people in our communities. ​


We are located in the Top of the South and have centres in both Motueka and Golden Bay.

Youth Education

Training Initiative


The YETI programme is post secondary education specifically 

designed to improve young 

people's transition from school to 

further study, training and 


Yourh Education Training Initiative
Youth Service

Frontline Training


Our pre-employment training

courses are designed to help you prepare for work and 



We can assist with job placement and provide ongoing support once in employment.

Youth Service


Mentoring service for 16-19 year olds.

Life’s complicated! Everybody

needs a hand sometimes. Youth Service can help you figure out the hard stuff so you can focus on what’s important.

Frontline Programme
Heartland Services

Our Place


The Workcentre is home to a

number of local enterprises and 

businesses as well as being our main business location.

We’re at 84 Commercial Street

Tākaka, pop in to say hi some


Heartland Services


Access to government services 

and information in your community.


And the opportunity to meet

face to face with government

agency representatives.

Our Place
Community Development




We help community members

come together to take collective 

action and generate solutions to common problems, with the aim to build a stronger and more resilient local community.

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