The Ranui Action Project (RAP) is a community development project which brings Ranui people together with those from supportive groups in Tamaki Makaurau and beyond to celebrate and extend the well-being and creativity of the Ranui Community.
We are based in Ranui House,in the heart of Ranui, at 476 Swanson Road, directly across Ranui Station Road from the Ranui Community Centre. We host a range of services here for the benefit of Ranui people:
RAP Community Engagement Manager – Monday to Wednesday by appointment
Ranui Kaitakawaenga (Community Broker) – Monday to Thursday by appointment
Ranui House Administrator – Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm
Labtests – Monday to Friday 8am to 2pm
Monte Cecilia Housing Trust – Monday to Friday by appointment
Waitemata Community Law Centre (Free) – Thursday 1pm to 3pm
Work it Out Career Clinic (Free) – Tuesday 10am to 1pm by appointment
Community Constable – Monday & Friday 11am to 12.00pm , Wednesday 1pm -2pm
Ranui 135 Youth Worker – Monday to Friday by appointment
Book A Space
Do you need a meeting or interview space at very affordable rates? Please contact our coordinator Sandra Hickey at (09) 832 6048 or email@example.com
RAP Board for 2017
Lynne Green continues in her role as Co-Chair. Lynne is also treasurer to the Board. Edith Amituana’i, also Co-Chair, has special roles in youth communication and community safety projects.
Pranil Ranchhod, owner of the Ranui Fresh Choice Supermarket, and Nick Keene, Manager of the Ranui Library, bring their business and management skills to the Board, as well as their commitment to Ranui Community well-being.
The other two Board members are Neville Luisi, respected Niuean elder, and long-time supporter of RAP, and Charmaine Pountney, former secondary teacher and principal in west and central Auckland, who also brings business and governance experience from a number of organisations.
Community Engagement Manager and Kaitakawaenga
Our Community Engagement Manager, Zee Luisi, and Kaitakawaenga Hinemoa Key, are responsible for RAP management and community empowerment respectively; they work closely with the Board and community to plan and implement projects and seek funding support from the Local Board and other agencies.
Sandra Hickey is often the first person you will see if you come in the front door of RAP House. She will welcome you, and is a fine source of information about people and services based here.