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Poutiri Trust - Pouwhenua (Community Nursing)

Community Health Service



Poutiri Charitable Trust was established in 1997 to contract and develop Maori Health Providers within the Bay of Plenty region to deliver on a variety of health and wellbeing services.

See below for the Community Nursing Services provided under Pouwhenua. Poutiri Charitable Trust also delivers Mental Health and Addiction in Te Puke through our Poutangata Services and a general health and wellbeing service through our Whanau Ora service. 

If you would like to access any of our services, please contact reception for a referral form or more information. 

How do I access this service?


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Client can self refer through through Marae clinics and education sessions.


Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The nursing service area covers Te Puke, Rangiuru, Manoeka, Pukehina, Pongakawa, Maketu and Otamarakau.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken

English, Maori


This is a free community-based service to all eligible clients.  You must be a NZ Citizen or Resident to access this service. 

Service Types

Community nursing

  • Asthma
  • Case management
  • CVD self-management education
  • Diabetes
  • Kaupapa Maori
  • Older adult
  • Oncology
  • Respiratory
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Self management
  • Smoking cessation
  • Wound care

This service provides support for patients living with two or more chronic conditions for example, heart disease, cancer, gout, deep vein thrombosis, and those requiring medication education.

Our nurse provides…


Family / whanau

  • Support

Kaupapa Māori

Screening and prevention

  • Diabetes
  • Rheumatic fever

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Smoking cessation

Older adult

Pacific Island people

Wheelchair Access



Bay of Plenty


Contact Details

35 Commerce Lane
(rear of 74 Jellicoe Street)
Te Puke
Bay Of Plenty 3119

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Street Address

35 Commerce Lane
(rear of 74 Jellicoe Street)
Te Puke
Bay Of Plenty 3119

Postal Address

PO Box 148
Te Puke

This page was last updated at 2:01PM on October 12, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Poutiri Trust - Pouwhenua (Community Nursing).