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Mana Wāhine

Community Health Service, Kaupapa Māori

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Description

At Mana Wāhine, we empower wāhine and whānau to achieve Tino Rangatiratanga in their well-being.

We do this by providing culturally safe support for regular cervical and breast screening, via our collective of providers across Kāpiti, Porirua, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.

We provide:

  • Cervical screening - at our Māori Health Provider sites and in the community
  • Enrolment and transport support for wāhine/whānau to breast screening appointments
  • Information about breast and cervical screening
  • Transport to appointments
  • Indigenous wāhine nurses
  • Full and confidential support
  • A positive experience
  • Whānau-centred support
  • And much more

Mana Wāhine is a collective of Māori Health Providers from Kāpiti, Porirua, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.

Our collective includes: Hora Te Pai Health Services, Ora Toa Health Unit, Kokiri Marae Health and Social Services, Koraunui Te Turuma Hauora and Whaiora Whanui.

Staff

Tira Albert - Kaiwhakahaere Mana Wāhine

Ages

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua, Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Contact us and we can organise for you to be seen at one of our Māori Health Providers (Kokiri Marae Hauora, Ora Toa Health Unit or Hora Te Pai Health Services).

Our kaimahi can talk with you about your situation and together work out a solution for you to attend an appointment that works for you.

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Referral

Referral form

Walk in

Casual (not enrolled) patients

No appointment required

Mobile community provider

Charges

Mana Wāhine provides FREE cervical screening and breast screening support for wāhine/whānau who are:

  • Māori or Pacific 
  • Overdue or have never been screened
  • Enrolled and Not enrolled with a GP

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Wellington Anniversary (20 Jan).

Languages Spoken

Māori, English

Services Provided

Kaupapa Māori
Health screening

Breast screening, Cervical screening

  • Breast screening
  • Cervical screening
Advocacy
Transport
Community nursing
Information & support

Disability Assistance

A longer appointment time, Support to make decisions

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Speak with women / wahine, Child / Tamariki friendly

Region

Hutt, Wairarapa, Wellington

Contact Details

7-9 Barnes Street
Seaview
Lower Hutt
Wellington 5010

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Street Address

7-9 Barnes Street
Seaview
Lower Hutt
Wellington 5010

This page was last updated at 9:25AM on December 19, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Mana Wāhine.