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Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust

Community Health Service, Kaupapa Māori, Social



Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust provides a range of culturally focused, appropriate and accessible health, social and community-based activities and services for our Kaumātua (55 years and over), with the purpose to enhance their wellbeing and quality of life.

Although we work in a kaupapa Māori framework, we welcome all ethnicities to our service.

The programmes offered by Rauawaawa Health Services are catered and driven by Kaumātua for Kaumātua. A wide range of FREE services offered exclusively to Kaumātua ensures a safe environment on site and in the community and reflect the complex needs of Kaumātua. These include:

  • Early Intervention Support
  • Kotahitanga Socialisation Day Programme & Kaumātua Oranga Programme
  • Kaumātua Nursing Services
  • Whānau Ora Navigation Service
  • Mirimiri Service
  • Mauri Ora Service
  • Transport Service
  • Community Classes including kakahu courses, performing arts and more

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Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Referral, Make an appointment, Walk in


Registration and most services are free however there may be a small charge or koha for some events/services.


Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Matariki (24 Jun), 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).

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

Community nursing

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Older adult / Kaumātua

Kaumātua Nursing Services prides itself on its unique delivery. With two experienced and caring Registered Nurses, we can offer appropriate time required to make a positive difference to the health…


Information & support

Injury, illness or disability

  • Foot care
  • Nursing
  • Rehabilitation
  • Transport

Mauri Ora services provide a range of support services that allow a cultural link between Kaumātua, their whānau and other health services when monitoring chronic disease. The service works closely…


Kaupapa Māori

Rongoā Māori | Māori healing

  • Mirimiri (massage)


We offer a transport service only for Kaumātua that are registered with Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust and have no other means of transport. This service is limited to within the…


Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Foot care

We have an on-site gym and provide exercise programmes and support to our Kaumātua.

Whānau Ora

  • Kaupapa Māori

Through a whānau-centred delivery we endeavour to work towards empowering the Kaumātua me tona whānau to address, navigate and manage all aspects that affect health and wellbeing. This includes the…


Koroua and Kuia Service

Early intervention allows Kaumātua to participate in a variety of services that maintain health in all aspects, whether it is monitoring the health and social needs of Kaumātua or preventing…


Cultural support

  • Kaupapa Māori

Kaupapa Māori

Wheelchair Access




Contact Details

50 Colombo Street
Waikato 3204

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Street Address

50 Colombo Street
Waikato 3204

Postal Address

PO Box 15354
Hamilton CBD 3243

This page was last updated at 12:16PM on May 30, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust.