|“Kii-stone: “[Kee – stohn] n. something on which other things depend for support”
Kiistone Business Infrastructure Limited (Kiistone) is a social enterprise trading for impact in the social services sector in Aotearoa New Zealand. Kiistone was incorporated as a company in June 2014. Kiistone comes from social service beginnings with its leadership having had long experience in providing support and care to children, families, whānau and communities.
To have a social impact in Aotearoa, Kiistone must be able to serve organisations, family, whānau and individuals from all people groups. We acknowledge Te Tiriti O Waitangi as foundational to our journey with Māori to support improved outcomes.
The values that inspire us and how we work are:
He tangata, he tangata, he tangata – we put people at the heart of what we do
Mahi ngātahi – we collaborate
Whakapai ake – we are always improving
Through its shared business platform, Kiistone delivers bespoke social service solutions, business infrastructure and industry specific software to the social services sector.
Kiistone is the Permanent Caregiver Support Service (PCSS) provider delivering financial and other assistance to permanent caregivers under delegation from the Chief Executive of Oranga Tamariki.
In addition to the PCSS, Kiistone provides:
Four years on from its inception Kiistone is a level three provider with a team of 33 professionals committed to supporting social services and caregivers to make the biggest positive impact possible for children, families, whānau and communities.