Who we are

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We tackle the significant issues impacting women, girls and whānau

Good Shepherd has been supporting better futures for women, girls and families experiencing disadvantage in New Zealand for 130 years, led by the Good Shepherd Sisters. Good Shepherd NZ was established in 2012 to continue the Sisters’ work.

We want all women, girls and families to be safe, strong and connected.  Explore our strategic goals, values and mission.

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Good Shepherd was founded in France in 1835 by Saint Mary Euphrasia, with the determination to assist women and children in most need. Good Shepherd has worked in New Zealand for more than 130 years.

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We believe there’s strength in collaboration, which is why we work with corporate, government and NGO partners to achieve great outcomes.

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Meet our management team and board members. 

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Make a difference

Join us on our mission to create a world that is just, equal and upholds human rights for all. 

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