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Pacific Island Community (Tauranga) Trust

Community Health Service, Pasifika, Social


8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Supervised RATs for priority populations

Priority populations are groups that have experienced adverse impacts or are considered at higher risk of the effects from COVID-19 outbreaks in New Zealand. They include Māori and Pacific communities and those living with disabilities.

Please view the Ministry of Health - COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Guide:


Supporting our Pasifika People to be visible for the right reasons by helping them to achieve their goals and aspirations.

PICTT is a Pacific Island Health and Social Service based in Tauranga, whose vision is to support and create pathways for our Pacifica community to thrive.

Some of the services we provide are Mobile Nursing Service, Outpatient Advocacy, Social Service and Community Support Worker.  

We run a Health Clinic daily by appointment only with one of our nurses, offering health checks which includes smear tests, blood pressure, hepatitis and other checks.

We work alongside Poutiri Trust with our Covid 19 Response plan - we vaccinate once a week on site, feel free to book your appointment vaccine with us.

We offer a whole host of other services, we work in partnership with Tai O Fenua (a Pasifika ECE), as well as facilitating community events.

We have a focus on community development and supporting grass-roots projects. 


We have a team of 11 staff members:

Registered Nurse

Social Worker

Outpatient Advocate

Community Support Worker

Youth Support Worker

Whānau Ora Navigator

Whānau Ora Administrator

Community Development Advisor


Financial Administrator



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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral


All services are fully funded and free to access

Fees and Charges Categorisation



8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Languages Spoken

Cook Islands Māori, English, Fijian, Kiribati, Samoan, Niuean, Tokelauan, Tongan, Tuvaluan

Services Provided


We also deliver a Youth Mental Health contract - this contract is working in partnership with various schools and community organisations to deliver programmes for youth.

Community nursing

  • Cervical screening
  • Diabetes
  • Hospital in the home
  • Immunisation
  • Older adult / Kaumātua
  • Pacific Island mobile nursing
  • Respiratory
  • Smoking cessation
  • Womens wellness
  • Wound care

PICTT is accredited to administer the flu vaccine, Well Child vaccines, and we are also in the process of being accredited to administer the Covid-19 vaccine.

Pacific Island people


Social work

Screening and prevention

  • Cervical screening
  • Immunisation

Wheelchair Access



We have 3 parking spaces for visitors


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Contact Details

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

26 Twelfth Avenue
Tauranga South
Bay of Plenty 3112

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Street Address

26 Twelfth Avenue
Tauranga South
Bay of Plenty 3112

Postal Address

26 Twelfth Avenue
Tauranga South 3112

This page was last updated at 3:28PM on June 29, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Pacific Island Community (Tauranga) Trust.