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Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust

Community Health Service, Kaupapa Māori, Social

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Description

Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust provides a range of culturally focused, appropriate and accessible health, social and community-based activities and services for our Kaumātua (55 years and over), with the purpose to enhance their wellbeing and quality of life.

Although we work in a kaupapa Māori framework, we welcome all ethnicities to our service.

The programmes offered by Rauawaawa Health Services are catered and driven by Kaumātua for Kaumātua. A wide range of FREE services offered exclusively to Kaumātua ensures a safe environment on site and in the community and reflect the complex needs of Kaumātua. These include:

  • Early Intervention Support
  • Kotahitanga Socialisation Day Programme & Kaumātua Oranga Programme
  • Kaumātua Nursing Services
  • Whānau Ora Navigation Service
  • Mirimiri Service
  • Mauri Ora Service
  • Transport Service
  • Community Classes including kakahu courses, performing arts and more

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Ages

Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Referral, Make an appointment, Walk in

Charges

Registration and most services are free however there may be a small charge or koha for some events/services.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free, Fees apply

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 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), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan).

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

Community nursing

Kaumātua Nursing Services prides itself on its unique delivery. With two experienced and caring Registered Nurses, we can offer appropriate time required to make a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of Kaumātua and their whānau.

  • Older adult / Kaumātua

Kaumātua Nursing Services prides itself on its unique delivery. With two experienced and caring Registered Nurses, we can offer appropriate time required to make a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of Kaumātua and their whānau.

Information & support
Injury support services

Mauri Ora services provide a range of support services that allow a cultural link between Kaumātua, their whānau and other health services when monitoring chronic disease. The service works closely with the nursing staff to ensure the safety of Kaumātua and their whānau is upheld.

  • Foot care
  • Nursing
  • Rehabilitation
  • Transport

Mauri Ora services provide a range of support services that allow a cultural link between Kaumātua, their whānau and other health services when monitoring chronic disease. The service works closely with the nursing staff to ensure the safety of Kaumātua and their whānau is upheld.

Kaupapa Māori
Koroua and Kuia Service

Early intervention allows Kaumātua to participate in a variety of services that maintain health in all aspects, whether it is monitoring the health and social needs of Kaumātua or preventing further illness with positive activity and social activities and programmes.

Early intervention allows Kaumātua to participate in a variety of services that maintain health in all aspects, whether it is monitoring the health and social needs of Kaumātua or preventing further illness with positive activity and social activities and programmes.

Rongoā Māori | Māori healing

Mirimiri (massage)

  • Mirimiri (massage)
Transport

We offer a transport service only for Kaumātua that are registered with Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust and have no other means of transport. This service is limited to within the Hamilton City Boundary and for the purposes of transport to and from Rauawaawa programmes. A koha of $5 is requested to help ensure this service remains available. A koha is not requested in the case of Kaumātua registered with any of the Health and Wellbeing services where they require support to and from relevant specialist appointments.

We offer a transport service only for Kaumātua that are registered with Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust and have no other means of transport. This service is limited to within the Hamilton City Boundary and for the purposes of transport to and from Rauawaawa programmes. A koha of $5 is requested to help ensure this service remains available. A koha is not requested in the case of Kaumātua registered with any of the Health and Wellbeing services where they require support to and from relevant specialist appointments.

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

We have an on-site gym and provide exercise programmes and support to our Kaumātua.

  • Exercise and activity
  • Foot care

We have an on-site gym and provide exercise programmes and support to our Kaumātua.

Whānau Ora

Through a whānau-centred delivery we endeavour to work towards empowering the Kaumātua me tona whānau to address, navigate and manage all aspects that affect health and wellbeing. This includes the medical, social and cultural complexities within te ao hurihuri.

  • Kaupapa Māori

Through a whānau-centred delivery we endeavour to work towards empowering the Kaumātua me tona whānau to address, navigate and manage all aspects that affect health and wellbeing. This includes the medical, social and cultural complexities within te ao hurihuri.

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Region

Waikato

Contact Details

50 Colombo Street
Frankton
Hamilton
Waikato 3204

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Street Address

50 Colombo Street
Frankton
Hamilton
Waikato 3204

Postal Address

PO Box 15354
Hamilton CBD 3243

This page was last updated at 3:17PM on November 22, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust.