Philosophy

To provide and maintain a Women's Centre which promotes and encourages development and empowerment for all women in an educative and supportive environment.

The Upper Hutt Women's Centre will:

  • Provide a safe and supportive environment for women.
  • Support women in the process of empowerment.
  • Confront women's oppression and empower women to take control of their own lives.
  • Work in the spirit ot Te Tiriti O Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi).
  • Ensure equity of access and participation to all women regardless of age, ethnicity, beliefs, sexual orientation, disability or health status.
  • Facilitate women's learning through accessible community education.
  • Provide resources and information to the community.