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Poutiri Trust - Pouwhenua (Community Nursing)

Community Health Service, Kaupapa Māori

Services Provided

Community nursing

  • Asthma
  • Case management
  • CVD self-management education
  • Diabetes
  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Older adult / Kaumātua
  • 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 education and follow up visits before and after surgeries or treatments, and is able to support clients to attend specialist, GP and WINZ appointments.

Our nurse will provide education on your illnesses in a way that you understand in a place you are comfortable including on local Marae, in your home, in our consult rooms, or anywhere else that suits you. 

Our nurse is able to refer you to other specilaised services such as podiatry, dietician, green prescription, district nursing, Support Nett, Occupational therapy, respite care, hospital services, mental health and addiction services and our Whānau Ora service. 

The Pouwhenua service can also support whānau to register with a GP service in your area and to use your community as a resource. 

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

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 12:51PM on May 21, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Poutiri Trust - Pouwhenua (Community Nursing).