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Service Types

Whakatāne Regional Māori Health

Regional Māori Health Services at Whakatāne Hospital include:


Whānau Accommodation
Te Takapau o Hineahuone Community House is accessed via Te Pou Kōkiri staff. This is a four bedroom house which is furnished and equipped for temporary accommodation.


Community Services

  • Children and Adolescent Community Mental Health
  • Adult Community Mental Health
  • Community Children/Youth services

Inpatient Ward Services

  • Te Toki Maurere Mental Health Inpatient Unit
  • Medical and Surgical Services
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Emergency Department
  • Outpatients Department

Te Pou Kōkiri
Te Pou Kōkiri provide a liaison service and are able to articulate the needs of patients and whānau through the use of Te Reo (language) and Tikanga (customary practices and beliefs).

Te Pou Kōkiri staff will assist and support the patient and whānau (families) through the organisation's clinical processes by being present when a patient is seen by nursing or medical staff.

Te Pou Kōkiri are based in the wards and the community.

Te Pou Kōkiri cover Inpatient Ward Services and Community Services.

Contact Details

Tauranga Hospital

Bay of Plenty

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Whakatane Hospital

Bay of Plenty

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This page was last updated at 11:56AM on February 20, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Bay of Plenty DHB - Regional Maori Health Services - Community Nursing.