Physical Address: 57 Sunshine Avenue | Te Rapa | Hamilton 3200
Postal Address:
PO Box 406 | Waikato Mail Centre | Hamilton 3240
(07) 849 2896
Office Hours:
9.00am - 3.30pm
Facebook: Autism New Zealand Waikato

If you call outside these hours please leave a message on (07) 849 2896 or call the AUTISM FREEPHONE for assistance or support on 0800 288 476.Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours.

Meet the Staff

Samantha Mayall – LEGO Coordinator & Outreach Coordinator: sam.mayall@autismnz.org.nz lego.waikato@autismnz.org.nz Mobile: 022 657 3868
Joelle Walker – Outreach Coordinator: joelle.walker@autismnz.org.nz
Kirsty Herapath – Central Hub information and support coordinator: centralhub@autismnz.org.nz

Key Activities

  • LEGO Club
  • Social Activities
  • Monthly e-news keeping families and members up to date with happenings in the ASD community and articles
  • Assistance with service providers to assist in best outcomes
  • Friends of the Branch – partnering to bring better outcomes
  • Local fundraising initiatives
  • Workshops, training opportunities, parent education/information

Education & Training Programmes

We offer education & training programmes at various times of the year, please check ourEducation & Training Programmespage for dates or alternatively you can contact our National Office for further information on (04) 803 3501 or email training@autismnz.org.nz.


We produce regular email newsletters informing members of our activities. If you would like to receive them please email us or call and we will add you to our distribution list.

LEGO Programme

If you would like to have your child attend please contact Samantha Mayall on (07) 849 2896 (Mobile: 022 657 3868) or email  lego.waikato@autismnz.org.nz 

Library Books & other resources

Our branch has library books, videos, audio tapes and resource material available to members. Come on in and visit with us.  You are most welcome.

Outreach Coordinator Visits

Our Outreach Coordinators Sam and Claudia are available and willing to assist you with any challenges that might arise around your ASD child. Please contact Sam or Claudia on (07) 849 2896.


We would like to thank the Lotteries Grant Board who have generously supported our branch.  This has ensured our delivery of programmes.

We are proud of what we deliver and appreciate Lotteries support and confidence in us.
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