How to contact us or make a donation


"The wellspring of child nurture is a one-stop shop located in a quiet cul de sac where local families and children can access preschool and parenting programmes, talk to social workers or make Plunket, dental, hearing and vision appointments and undertake HIPPY tutor training."

North & South Magazine May 2006


Head Office Postal Address:

PO Box 11283
Auckland 1542
New Zealand

Phone, Fax and Email

Phone: (09) 377 5384
Fax: (09) 377 5386

Physical address:

Level 6, Building 5
Central Park Corporate Centre
666 Great South Road
Auckland 1061

We welcome donations to help us in our work. If you would like to pledge a one-off or regular donation, please click here to make a donation via GiveALittle.

Alternatively, if you wish to make a donation directly by bank transfer, our bank account number is 12-3030-0479423-00

While you are welcome to make anonymous donations, we would really like to be able to thank you, so an identifying name and contact address would be helpful.

Prime Minister John Key’s Visit to the Takanini Family Service Centre

On Friday 8th August we had some very special guests visit the Takanini Family Service Centre – Prime Minister John Key and Judith Collins. Here they are with Family Service Centre staff, and Great Potentials Chairman Angus Fletcher.

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Listener Article

Great Potentials is featured in the July 12-18 2014 issue of the Listener magazine! Click here to see the full article.

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Click here to read the full story.

2012-2013 Annual Report

Follow the link to read Dame Lesley Max’s report from Great Potentials’ Annual Report 2012-2013:

CEO’s Report Annual Report 2012 – 2013

For the full Annual Report 2012-2013, follow the link below:

Annual Report 2012-2013


Coroner’s report on Kahui twins’ deaths – Dame Lesley speaks on Radio NZ National

25 July 2012

The coroner’s report on the deaths of the three-month-old Kahui twins has been released.  Simon Moore SC, Crown Solicitor for Auckland, Patrick Kelly, Auckland Starship Pediatrician and Clinical Director of the Child Protection Team and Great Potentials CEO, Dame Lesley Max, speak with Kathryn Ryan on Nine to Noon.  Listen to the audio here (Dame Lesley starts at 21 mins).