The Retreat New Zealand

Alcohol and Drug

What We Do

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Why It Works

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You Can Come Today

“And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today. When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing, or situation "some fact of my life" unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, thing, or situation as being exactly the way it is supposed to be at this moment.” ― Alcoholics Anonymous,


We provide a 30 day retreat to wellness
Recovery from Alcoholism and Addiction

We welcome guests throughout the country into a safe and caring environment led by highly experienced employees and volunteers whose drinking, drug or other substance abuse problem has been solved. Guests are introduced to a community of people with similar alcoholic or addiction experiences with whom they can relate. Through awareness and education the person sees the need for change and The Retreat shows them precisely the steps to take. Firmly grounded in the 12 Steps, our programme fosters honesty, integrity, accountability and change.

Find out more about us here.

  • Here we answer some of your questions about The Retreat.

  • Learn about our programme of recovery.

  • Find out what to bring along for your stay.

  • Watch our videos about The Retreat New Zealand.

Your Team

Our qualified and experienced staff provide exceptional care

Roger Green

Roger is the founder of The Retreat New Zealand. He is also our associate to our sister company Recovery Resources.

Janet Thompson



One of our several assistants
Baz has been in recovery for over 18 years. He is passionate about helping other alcoholics achieve sobriety.


Recovered Alcoholics and Addicts
We have a large pool of volunteers that love to help other alcoholics and addicts in need.


Stories from our friends and families

Here we answer some of your questions about The Retreat.

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