Raukura Hauora o Tainui - Waikato Clinical Community Health Services
Community Health Service
Raukura Hauora o Tainui is an incorporated iwi charitable trust founded in 1991 on the aspirations of Kingi Tawhiao, the dream of Princess Te Puea Herangi and legacy of Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu to reclaim the health and wellbeing of the Tainui people. Today Raukura Hauora O Tainui continues to pursue this aspiration delivering health services to the people of the Waikato and Taamaki regions.
To deliver quality kaupapa Maaori health and wellbeing services to all people living in the rohe of Tainui waka so that they are empowered and able to thrive and prosper.
Raukura Hauora O Tainui offers a range of community health services providing a selection of quality healthcare programmes for all our individuals or whaanau at FREE or low and affordable costs.
We have a strong workforce of qualified and trained staff who are committed to support you in making better health choices to improve your own health and wellbeing in a culturally and supportive manner.
Our Waikato services include:
- Mobile Chronic Care Management
- Maternity Support / Hapu Maama Support
- Tamariki Ora
- Outreach immunisation Service
- Rheumatic Fever Prevention
- Primary Mental Health
- Community Health Workers
- Whanau Ora Services
- Disability Support Services
Read more about each under 'Services' below.
How do I access this service?
Make an appointment
You can email us to self-refer, you can be referred by your GP or there are external groups that can refer you. To find out how to be referred, contact…
All of these services are FREE based on eligibility for public health funding
Injury, illness or disability
- Disability support
- Needs assessment
Disability Support Services: Our Maaori Disability Service is aimed at improving the quality of life and independence of people with disabilities. Our Disability Support coordinator provides advice and advocacy services…
Tamariki Ora: This service is the Well Child/Tamariki Ora national service. Our highly trained and skilled nurses help to support our tamariki from the ages 6 weeks to 5 years.…
Pregnancy and parenting
Maternity Support / Hapu Maamaa Support: This service is to help support our hapu mama during their pregnancy. Our trained coordinator is able to support with education, access to maternity…
Screening and prevention
- Rheumatic fever
Outreach Immunisations Service: Our highly skilled nurses are well trained in administering immunisations in a range of environments including koohanga, early childhood centres, homes and community settings. This service is…
- Kaupapa Māori
Whanau Ora Services: Our Whanau Ora practitioners provide social, financial, housing and employment support for whanau. Our specialised staff use comprehensive planning and assessment tools to enable whanau to understand…
Community Health Workers
Community Health Workers: This service provides advocacy, support and education for whaanau who have or are at risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and respiratory illnesses. Our qualified staff…
Primary Mental Health
Primary Mental Health: This service is provided across the Waikato. Our skilled coordinator works alongside our medical clinics to receive referrals from our Doctors to provide a range of counselling…
- Whanau Ora
Mother and child
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This page was last updated at 11:28AM on July 7, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Raukura Hauora o Tainui - Waikato Clinical Community Health Services.