building futures through friendships

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rotorua is a charitable organisation committed to building healthy futures for Rotorua’s tamariki (young people) through mentoring friendships.

The Big Brothers Big Sisters programme arrived in Rotorua in October 2014, especially designed to support the diversity of Rotorua’s 
community.

The programme matches children aged 7 to 12 with adult mentors in a professionally and culturally supported one-to-one relationship.

Over the course of a year, they meet once a week building trust and friendship. All the time, creating building blocks for a brighter future for that young person.

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Darryl Parker

Mentoring Coordinator

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 Want to know more? Send Darryl a message or give him a call!
Email: rotorua@bbbs.nz

P: (07) 349 9414  

About Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Rotorua​

Meet our team

  • NZ Police
  • Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust 
  • Rotary International
  • NZ Lotteries
  • NZ Community Trust
  • The Tindall Foundation​
  • Red Stag Timber
  • Geyser Community Foundation
  • The Southern Trust
  • COG Scheme
  • First Sovereign

Our Board

Robyn Spurdle​

Mel Davies​

Maxine Rennie

Laurie Durand​

Katrina Allison​

Jeanette Crean​

Gill Keanna​

Edward Van Der Broek​