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Whaioranga Trust

Community Health Service, Kaupapa Māori, Social



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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Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in


Free to access


Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 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).

Services Provided


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

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…


Kaupapa Māori

  • 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…


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


Information & support

Rongoā Māori | Māori healing

Whānau Ora

  • Kaupapa Māori

Abuse and violence

  • Elder abuse


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…


Wheelchair Access



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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 3:38PM on May 26, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Whaioranga Trust.