8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.


Originates from kia kaha, au kaha - Unite, bind together

Two men engaged in lashing, would say "kia kaha" so he pushed the line through and then as both pulled together the other would say "au kaha" (Beattie 1920b)

A good phrase to encourage people to unite and bind/work together


Aukaha provide a range of whānau / family health services and clinics to the greater Otago community.

Aukaha also acts as a stand-alone consultancy assisting with resource management and consent processes.

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8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken

Maori, English


All services are free to access to New Zealand residents

Service Types

Kaupapa Māori

  • Whanau Ora

Whanau Ora

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Pacific Island people

Te Kakano / Health Clinics

Te Kakano / Health Clinics  - our health clinics are held in Oamaru, Moeraki, Alexandra, Karitane, Dunedin and Milton. 
Clinics are facilitated by a Nurse Practitioner who is able to…


Tumai Ora Whānau Services

Tumai Ora Whānau Services provide whānau ora services to all of the community across East and North Otago. Our focus is to ensure existing health professionals and providers are available…


He Ara Hou Whanau Service

He Ara Hou Whanau Service is available in the Dunedin, Eastern and Northern parts of our Otago community.

The focus of the He Ara Hou service is to coordinate and/or…



Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Contact Details

258 Stuart Street, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

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203 Main Road, Waikouaiti

Dunedin - South Otago

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316 Thames Highway, Oamaru


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90 Centennial Avenue, Alexandra

Central Lakes

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520 Apes Road, Karitane

Dunedin - South Otago

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80 Union Street, Milton

Dunedin - South Otago

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61 Union Street, Milton

Dunedin - South Otago

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This page was last updated at 9:47AM on December 3, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Aukaha.