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Uruuruwhenua Hauora

Community Health Service, Kaupapa Māori

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Description

We provide free mobile outreach hauora services that include advocacy and support for whānau in the Central Otago region.  We can tautoko you to make responsible choices that impact positively on your lifestyle.

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in

Charges

No fees apply.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

If we are not available, please call 0800 485 111 and leave a message.

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Otago Anniversary (25 Mar), 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).

Languages Spoken

Māori, English

Services Provided

Whānau Ora

Assisting with: Support when visiting health services Advocacy and support for whānau. Follow up on healthcare. Links with social, education, justice and other agencies. Transport support where possible. Referrals to other services. Information and resources for whānau. Community development projects. Facilitation of wānanga in health and wellbeing, with raranga, kapahaka, waiata, taiaha, rongoa, mirimiri. Read more here

Service types: Whānau Ora, Kaupapa Māori, Wellness / healthy lifestyle, Transport, Advocacy, Information & support.

Assisting with:

  • Support when visiting health services
  • Advocacy and support for whānau.
  • Follow up on healthcare.
  • Links with social, education, justice and other agencies.
  • Transport support where possible.
  • Referrals to other services.
  • Information and resources for whānau.
  • Community development projects.
  • Facilitation of wānanga in health and wellbeing, with raranga, kapahaka, waiata, taiaha, rongoa, mirimiri.

Read more here

Mauri Ora

We support Whānau to lead healthier lifestyles and access health services and create plans for taha wairua, hinengaro, tinana and whānau wellbeing.

Service types: Transport, Whānau Ora, Kaupapa Māori, Wellness / healthy lifestyle, Smoking cessation (Stop smoking), Mindfulness and mental wellbeing, Rongoā Māori | Māori healing, Mirimiri (massage), Information & support, Family / whānau support, Advocacy, Whitiwhiti kōrero (cultural support), Foot care, Healthy eating, Exercise and activity, Pregnancy and parenting, Young mums, Pregnancy, Whānau support, Postnatal support, Parenting education, Car seats and safety, Sexual and reproductive health, Contraception (birth control), Pregnancy testing, Sexually transmitted infection checks, Male sexual health, Health screening, Cervical screening.

We support Whānau to lead healthier lifestyles and access health services and create plans for taha wairua, hinengaro, tinana and whānau wellbeing.

Regular free Te Kakano nurse clinics

Regular free Te Kākano nurse-led clinics are available for health checks including blood pressure, diabetes, sexual health, mental health, pregnancy, and general advice Clinics - Uruuruwhenua Health Inc

Service types: Community nursing, Asthma, Diabetes, Health screening, Wellness / healthy lifestyle, Mindfulness and mental wellbeing, Exercise and activity, Healthy eating, Whānau Ora, Kaupapa Māori, Pregnancy and parenting, Pregnancy, Sexual and reproductive health.

Regular free Te Kākano nurse-led clinics are available for health checks including blood pressure, diabetes, sexual health, mental health, pregnancy, and general advice
Clinics - Uruuruwhenua Health Inc

Taurite Tū - Falls prevention

Falls prevention and falls/balance training

Service types: Community nursing, Accident prevention, Older adult / Kaumātua, Mobility, Education and training, Life skills, Injury support services, Kaupapa Māori, Wellness / healthy lifestyle, Exercise and activity.

Falls prevention and falls/balance training

Healthcare advice and support

Referrals to counselling, smoking cessation etc

Service types: Smoking cessation (Stop smoking), Community nursing, Counselling, Wellness / healthy lifestyle, Smoking cessation (Stop smoking), Mindfulness and mental wellbeing, Transport, Kaupapa Māori, Information & support, Family / whānau support.

Referrals to counselling, smoking cessation etc

Ara Tiki - reducing family violence program

Education programmes, Information and support

  • Education programmes
  • Information and support
Rangatahi -Youth mentoring / development
Community gardens and kai sovereignty

Kōanga Kai • Helping whānau to develop gardens at their whare in order to build healthy and sustainable kai production practices • Tautoko provided for establishing gardens and taking care of plants influenced by traditions and mātauranga of our tīpuna. • Providing physical resources such as planter boxes, soil, seeds and seedlings; as well as kanohi ki te kanohi coaching; whānau are empowered to establish their own gardens

Kōanga Kai

• Helping whānau to develop gardens at their whare in order to build healthy and sustainable kai production practices

• Tautoko provided for establishing gardens and taking care of plants influenced by traditions and mātauranga of our tīpuna.

• Providing physical resources such as planter boxes, soil, seeds and seedlings; as well as kanohi ki te kanohi coaching; whānau are empowered to establish their own gardens

Advocacy - Alcohol and Drug Issues

We provide advocacy support for those affected by alcohol and drug issues and help you access the right services for your needs. Our advocates can come to meetings with you as you engage with new services and stay in touch along your journey.

We provide advocacy support for those affected by alcohol and drug issues and help you access the right services for your needs. Our advocates can come to meetings with you as you engage with new services and stay in touch along your journey.

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Region

Central Lakes

Contact Details

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47 Centennial Avenue
Alexandra
Otago 9320

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Street Address

47 Centennial Avenue
Alexandra
Otago 9320

Postal Address

PO Box 500
Alexandra 9320
New Zealand

This page was last updated at 7:53AM on November 28, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Uruuruwhenua Hauora.