White Plants

Overview of our Programmes


We offer two 5-day empowering and educational wellbeing retreats each Spring and Autumn for those affected by a cancer diagnosis.

Retreats are held at the

Tauhara Retreat Centre

Acacia Bay, Lake Taupo.


Autumn 2023


Thursday to Tuesday 

Spring 2023


Thursday to Tuesday 

Due to Covid19, we have deferred our 5-day retreats to 2023.

Meditation events throughout the year for those seeking peace and well being.  Anyone can attend.  Meditation offerings are not exclusive for those affected by a cancer diagnosis. 


Aratika Autumn Meditation

Deep Rest

Live Zoom

19, 26 May & 02, 09 Jun 

3 - 4pm




Zen Meditation Series

Seek Comfort and Support

Live Zoom

Sun 01, 08, 15, & 22 May

7 - 8am

Join us for an hour of connection online that will include conversation and the opportunity to share, discuss and be supported on all things related to cancer. Each week we will discuss a different topic

Online Aratika Cancer Support Series

Live Zoom

Limited Numbers

Next series commences

Wed 11, 18, 24 May & 01 Jun 

11 - 12pm

Up and coming special events

Weekend retreats, Online webinars, fundraising events. 

Open to all members of the community.

Further offerings being planned for 2022

Express yourself creatively and share your vision.  Ongoing opportunities to learn from each other about ways to heal and live empowered lives. 

Ongoing creative workshops throughout the year in person and online.

We are always looking for new ways to serve our community. 

If you have any ideas for us or want to join our volunteer team, please get in touch.