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Whaioranga Trust

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Description

Whaioranga Trust delivers multiple services utilising Kaupapa Māori values and practices as guidelines to support whānau. Our primary focus is the wellbeing of whānau, hapu and iwi. We provide a range of services to support whānau to live well in the community.

Our services cover Katikati, Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Pāpāmoa, Te Puke, Maketu / Little Waihi, Paengaroa.

Services include:

Whānau Support Services

  • Counselling
  • Whānau Support
  • Elder Abuse Response Service

Day Programmes

  • Mana Tu - Mental Health and Addictions
  • Kaumātua Programme
  • Collaborative Kaumātua Days
  • Traditional Healing (Rongoa Workshops)

Disabilities Support Services

  • Responsive Model of Care - Home Based Support
  • Short Term Support Services
  • Home Based Support - Long Term Chronic Health Services
  • Home and Community Support Services

Traditional Healing

  • Rongoa Māori

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Ages

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in

Charges

Free to access

Hours

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Services Provided

Counselling

Promoting personal empowerment through individual sessions aimed at promoting Tino Rangatiratanga for victims of abuse, addictive behaviour, relationship issues and grief and loss.

Family / whānau

  • Support
  • Whānau Ora

Moving whānau from co-dependence to independence by working alongside providing support, advocacy and encouragement.

Injury, illness or disability

  • Disability support
  • Home support

Short Term Support Services - Restorative support for those needing short term care following hospital discharg

Home support

  • Carers
  • Cleaning (personal care)
  • Home visiting

Responsive Model of Care – Home Based Support - Over 65 years restorative support in the home for those assessed with a long-term disability who wish to remain living in the…

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Kaupapa Māori

  • Whānau Ora
  • Rongoā Māori / Traditional Māori Healing (Mirimiri)
  • Traditional Māori practices together with contemporary therapy to simulate health and / or recovery
  • Groups that support the understanding of ‘wairua’ and other cultural spiritual beliefs and values 
  • Education workshops…

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Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Elder Abuse Response Service

To ensure the immediate safety and support for elderly to have greater control of their lives who have experienced or suspected abuse & neglect

Mana Tu – Mental Health and Addictions

Interactive education / life skills programme promoting personal growth and wellbeing within a group environment

Advocacy

Information & support

Whānau Ora

  • Kaupapa Māori

Abuse and violence

  • Elder abuse

Advocacy

Kaupapa Māori

Kaumātua Programmes

Kaumātua Programme - An interactive programme promoting whanaungatanga and awareness of personal health and wellbeing through education and specialist facilitation. 

Collaborative Kaumātua Days - Initiated to support collective gathering of…

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Bay of Plenty

Contact Details

531 Welcome Bay Road
Welcome Bay
Tauranga 3175

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Street Address

531 Welcome Bay Road
Welcome Bay
Tauranga 3175

This page was last updated at 3:27PM on October 5, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Whaioranga Trust.