Manawanui is the pioneer and leading facilitator of Self-Directed Funding in New Zealand.

Self-directed funding means you have the ability to choose who, how and when you receive support for your disability.

Manawanui as a host enables you to manage your funding with ease, their combination of experienced staff and digital solutions means managing your funding is simple and smooth.


  • Individualised Funding
    • Assistance with application
    • Assistance to make a personalised service plan and budget
  • Self-directed disability funding
    • Experienced Team and Digital Tools
      • Coaches provide as much support as you need
      • Easy-to-use digital tools
    • National Provider
      • They work collaboratively with all Needs Assessment and Service Co-ordination Services, DHB's and many community and national support groups
    • Industry Leadership
      • Advocating for changes to disability supports that result in positive changes and more choice and control for you.
  • Individualised Funding Respite
    • Manawanui can host your respite and support you.
    • Not sure how to use your respite? They have supportive staff read to help you design respite options to suit your life.
    • IF respite vs Carer Support Subsidy Information
  • Self-Managing Service
    • Typically includes coaching support with budgeting advice, a reimbursement of expense services, monthly statements, access to their Customer Portal and digital tools
    • Payroll Service
    • Third Party Payments
      • Faster, easier way to ensure your services are paid for
    • Employer Protection Package
    • EMA membership
    • Employ support worker recruitment
      • Employment website for support workers
    • NZQA Support Worker Training
  • Fund For Good
    • Grant programme to fund big ideas that cannot be funded through Individualised Funding or other funding sources
  • Community Events
    • Networking and support groups, both in-person and online



Region: West Coast
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Monday 8.00 AM - 4.30 PM
Tuesday 8.00 AM - 4.30 PM
Wednesday 8.00 AM - 4.30 PM
Thursday 8.00 AM - 4.30 PM
Friday 8.00 AM - 4.30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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