Manning Valley Neighbourhood Services (MVNS) 
resourcing and empowering the Manning Valley community


Welcome to MVNS

Our Vision

A joyous, diverse and inclusive community which celebrates its uniqueness and strengths.

Our Mission

To be a benevolent community development organisation that resources and empowers individuals, groups and the community in the Manning Valley and surrounding LGA's to address issues that affect them.

MVNS provides a range of programs and services to communities of the Manning Valley. We are continually developing new programs and services in response to community needs and available funding. 

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News & Events

2015 Garden Calendar Now on Sale

Get your copy of the 2015 Gardening Calendar from MVNS. Only $10 each. They make great Christmas gifts.

MVNS Community Gardens Calendar

Tools for Planning Ahead: Protecting Your Future

HAv eyou ever wondered what will happen if you were unable to look fate ryourself in the future? What can you do now to make sure that wishes are known and followed if a time came later when you were able to speak for yourself?

Come along for a FREE presentation by a solicitor on Powers of Attorney and Enduing Guardianship.


When: 10.30am – 12pm, Tuesday, 18th November 2014

Where: Great Lakes Council Chambers, Breese Pde, Forster

RSVP: Call the Mid North Coast Community Legal Centre on 6580 2111

Find out more and download the flyer (PDF).


When: 10.30am – 12pm, Wednesday, 19th November 2014

Where: Manning Uniting Church, Albert St, Taree

RSVP: Call the Mid North Coast Community Legal Centre on 6580 2111

Find out more and download the flyer (PDF).

Bushland Tukka Cafe & Catering Now Open

With a lot of hard work and dedication by many people, Bushland Tukka Cafe & Catering was officially opened on the 27th of August 2014.

See the menu to find out what delicious food and drinks are available.

Find out more 

Read the article in The Manning River Times about the opening:

 Bush Tukka Cafe Contact Details

Phone: 6557 7318
Located at 3/41 Mudford Street Taree. Phone: 6557 7318.

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Parties @ MVNS

Manning Valley Neighbourhood Services has a cob pizza oven in a superb open air setting, with stunning views looking towards the Manning River and spectacular sunsets. This beautiful natural pizza oven, made from earth and straw, will make the BEST pizza and bread you have ever tasted!
Situated behind the Old Courthouse at 4 Farquhar Street, Wingham, there is ample space to host your Christmas event and parking is no problem.
You can also wander through the Community Gardens which is maintained by enthusiastic volunteers and provides ongoing benefits to the local and wider community. Produce is grown and harvested to use in our Garden Kitchen and Food from the Heart projects.

Find out more and download our Xmas Party flyer (PDF, 630KB).