Te Kete Hauora

Health & Social Services

We offer a comprehensive range of services built around the needs of our whanau and work in collaboration with other services to ensure that our service users can access the support to thrive. These services include:

Tamariki Ora

The developmental assessment of children aged 0-5 years old is the focus of this service.  The priority is whānau who are risk of childhood illnesses and developmental difficulties.  Health education for mātua, pēpi and tamariki is also provided.

Ellen Gray - Kaiawhina
Saran Henman - Registered Nurse
Jacqualen Lange - Registered Nurse

Whānau Ora

This service is here to help whānau focus in the areas of health that adversely affects them or their whānau members. We support them through the treatments they need and also an advocate within their appointments. Working with Kaumātua and all ages.

We organise health promotions and programmes within health education.

Kathy Mihaere
Gloria Hauiti (Programmes)

Mana Wahine - Breast & Cervical Screening Community Support

We are here to educate and support Wahine to make an informed decision regarding to Cervical Screening and Breast Screening.

Te Rina Marsh

He Mate Huango - Asthma & COPD support

Within this service we have a proactive approach to living with and managing Asthma or COPD.
We work in collaboration with Whanau, Tamariki Ora, Whanau Ora, Schools, GP services and local Respiratory Nurses.
We can help you with a better understanding of Asthma and COPD symptoms, triggers, medications and breathing techniques. We can help you find the answers to your questions regarding Asthma or COPD.

Megan Ellmers

He Mate Pukupuku - Cancer Support

This service is here to support and advocate for any whānau with cancer. To work collaboratively with the Cancer Society, local & secondary care, clinical services and palliative care.

Kati Ahipene

Te Ohu Auahi Mutunga - Smoking Cessation

Our Mātanga (Quit Smoking Coaches) work one on one with whānau who want to give up smoking. We cover the Tararua area and our team also extends to the Manawatū and Horowhenua/Kapiti region. We also have clinics within the DHB for whānau as well as hospital services to identify those wishing to quit and wanting support.

Krystle Hetariki
Ashleigh Fairhurst

Rangatahi Tū Rangatira

Rangatahi Tū Rangatira (R2R) works with tamariki and rangatahi. We use Ngā Taonga Takaro as a vehicle to get more active. We also run programmes aimed at promoting regular/everyday activity and healthy eating as a means of maintaining physical health and well-being in your whānau through a Te Ao Māori lense.

Individuals are also able to access support to help normalise regular physical activity.

Jamie Hape
Troy Tawhai

Whakahiato Ora

(Social Development)

Counselling Service

The counselling service complements all the other services provided by Te Kete Hauora.
Referrals are also taken from other social service agencies.

Jo Te Paiho

Whakahiato Ora - Social Services including Youth Transition

This service provides support for whanau with an emphasis on a strengths-based approach. Kaimahi support whanau using Te Whare Tapa Wha as our assessment framework. This ensures holistic care for whanau. Support and advocacy with government & other community agencies to achieve & sustain positive outcomes.
Support young people who are coming out of Oranga Tamariki into Adulthood.

Julie Johnson - Social Worker
Liz Douglas - Social Worker

Te Ara Whanau Ora - Whanau Ora Navigation Service

Te Ohu Whakaaraara/Navigation Service under the korowai of Te Tihi o Ruahine Whānau Ora Alliance is a service we provide for our communities who support whānau to achieve their DREAMS & ASPIRATIONS!  Kaiwhakaaraara/Navigators work alongside our whānau using the process Te Ara Whānau Ora (Pathway to wellbeing).  Kaiwhakaaraara provide Advocacy, Brokerage and Coaching.  We focus on what matters to you, not what’s the matter with you.  Believing in you and your whānau potential is what we do best.

Catherine Hunt
Karley Te Waaka
Lui Paewai

Kaikokiri Hotaka

Kaikokiri Hotaka role develops programmes to support whānau aspirations.

Gloria Hauiti

Tuhono Hāpori - Community Connection Service

This service takes an active approach to ensuring individuals and whanau are able to access support and services. We support with immediate & long term employment opportunies. 

Hana-Mae Pilkington

Te Houkura - Family Violence

This service works with whanau who have identified family violence as an issue and wish to be supported to address this as a whanau.  It involves working with individuals and whanau.

Julie Johnson
Liz Douglas

Whanau Resilience

Whanau Resilience services support behaviour change for men using violence.
Respectfully challenge men using violence to take responsibility for their behaviour, and provide ongoing strength based, culturally responsive support which helps people heal and choose to not use violence.

Ben Ahipene

Manawarangi Hauoara a Hinengaro (Mental Health)

Nga Oranga o te Ngakau - Day Activity Centre

This service operates 5 days per week and is based in Dannevirke. One day a week the service is offered in Eketahuna.  A pickup service in Pahiatua, Eketahuna and Woodville is offered 2 days per week. 

The service provides a structured activity programme with general life skills offered to tāngata whaiora in the Tararua area.

Beatrice Tawhai
Vanessa Chase
Mike Milner

Community Mental Health Support

We are here to support Tangata Whaiora to live productive lives in their own home and surrounds.  During times of acute illness and stress they are supported to regain and maintain a level of wellness that allows them to live active lives within their community.

April Perenara
Luey Pahi

Alcohol & Drug Support Service

This is a community support service for whanau dealing with predominantly alcohol and drug related issues.  Referral on to appropriate services as well as support is offered to whānau. 
Whanau are welcome to attend weekly group sessions and are encouraged to plan and participate in activities that support living in a drug and alcohol free environment.

Hayley Graham

Te Ara Rau - Access and Choice - Matanga Whai Ora

This service provides 20-30 minute sessions with a Health and Wellbeing Practitioner to help you work things through, and get back on track. A free service to improve Wellbeing.

Leonnie Motu

Toitu te Ora - Court Referred Alcohol & Drug Service

This is a collective of providers - Te Runanga o Raukawa, MASH, Mana o te Tangata and ourselves working with the Department of Corrections to support offenders in the community.

Julie Johnson
Leonnie Motu

Kaiwhakapuaki Waiora - Te Ara Rau Access & Choice

Kaiwhakapuaki  Waiora will work alongside the general practice and In the community to support whānau who are having some concerns around their over all wellbeing. We support them to navigate and engage with services within the community and outside if needing to enable them to live a meaningful life and work on their dreams and aspiration.

Lisa Mosen

All services are free of charge

All services are free of charge and are offered to the whole of the Tamaki nui-a-Rua rohe. Te Kete Hauora o Rangitane operates within a Kaupapa Māori framework that encompasses a holistic approach to health and wellbeing.  The services are unique, not exclusive.  We welcome anyone and everyone who would like to use any of our services.

Te Ara Whanau Ora (TAWO) is the pathway we use to walk alongside whanau to realise their moemoea.