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:

Te Puna Aroha

Tamariki Ora
Well Child

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 - Kaiāwhina
Kelly Stephenson - 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.

Kathy Mihaere - Kaiāwhina
Riana Hapuku-Smyth - Kaiāwhina

Mana Wahine
Breast & Cervical Screening support

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

Katarina Cooper - Kaiāwhina
Keshaan Te Waaka - Kaiāwhina
Te Haana Paewai - Kaiāwhina

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.

Josh Eruera - Kaiāwhina

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 - Kaiāwhina
Luey Pahi - Kaiāwhina

Rangatahi Tū Rangatira
Physical Activity & Nutrition

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.

Troy Tawhai - Kaiāwhina

Te Pua Mānuka
Social Development

Whakahiato Ora
Social Services

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.


Te Awa Tautoko
Whānau Support

The kaupapa of Te Awa Tautoko is to provide a wrap-around support service  to whanau, so they are able to retain their tamariki at home, and not come to the continued attention of Oranga Tamariki.

Inia Stretch - Counselor
Karley Te Waaka - Kaiāwhina
Krystle Hetariki - Kaiāwhina

Rangatahi kia eke
Youth Transition

Trina Paewai - Kaiāwhina

Te Oho Mauri
Indigenous Counselling & Healing

Jo Te Paiho - Counsellor

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.
“The spark within that strives to keep whanau intact” (Nā te Pāpā o Kim Whaanga).  

Beau Moses -  Kaiāwhina

Te Ara Whānau Ora
Dreams & Aspirations Navigator

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.

Ashleigh Fairhurst - Kaiwhakaaraara
Catherine Raroa - Kaiwhakaaraara
Kenton Simpson - Kaiwhakaaraara
Rangi Ngaruhe - Kaiwhakaaraara

Whānau Manawaroa
Whanau Resilience

Whānau 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 - Kaiāwhina

Tiaki Tamariki
Family Group Conference Coordinator

Working with whānau that are involved with Oranga Tamariki

Kia Ratima - Kaiāwhina

Tūhono Mahi
Community Connector

This service takes an active approach to ensuring individuals and whānau are able to access support and services. This service has arisen as a response to Covid-19 and the negative impacts that whānau have experienced.

Rawinia George - Kaiāwhina

Supervised Access

Jono Harrison - Kaiāwhina


This service is based in Pahiatua and supports whānau from
southern Tararua to link with services that are able to support them. It also acts as a base for government agencies to work from in a rural setting.

Aroha Payne -  Kaiāwhina

He Oranga Ngākau
Mental Health & Addictions

Ngā Oranga o te Ngākau
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 - Kaiāwhina
Vanessa Chase - Kaiāwhina

Hāpai He Oranga Ngākau a Hapori
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.

Horowai Puhata-Makarini - Kaiāwhina
Riana Hapuku-Smyth - Kaiāwhina

Kaiwhakapuaki Waiora
Health Coach

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 - Kaiāwhina
Megan Ellmers - Kaiāwhina

Mātanga 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.

Stephanie Paewai - Registered Nurse

Toitū te Ora
Court Referred Alcohol & Drug support

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.

Fiona Watson - Clinician

Alcohol & Drug Support

This is a community support service for whānau dealing with predominantly alcohol and drug related issues. Referral on to appropriate services as well as support is offered to whānau. 
Whānau 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 - Kaiāwhina

Te Ohu Auahi Mutunga
Smoking Cessation

Our Mātanga (Smokefree Wellness 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.

Ema Vincent - Mātanga Oranga
Wiremu Martin - Mātanga Oranga

Hāpai Rongoā
Medication Support

This is a flexible mobile community-based service for whānau who are living with mental illness and have been prescribed medication support as part of their recovery and wellbeing plan.

Felicity Clark - Kaiāwhina

Te Oho Mauri
Mentoring for Rangatahi Māori

This service is for ages 10 years to 24 years, including Rangatahi who experience the challenges of mild to moderate mental health and who have been diagnosed as neurodiverse.

Arnold Tonihi

All services are free of charge

All services are free of charge and are offered to the whole of the Tamaki nui-ā-Rua rohe. Te Kete Hauora o Rangitāne 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 whānau to realise their moemoea.