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The vision for Awhi Midwives is "Growing health communities one family at a time because every family matters"

How To Make An Appointment

Our drop in clinic, Awhi Hub is located at 66 Paora Hapi Street, Taupo. Our hub hours are  9am-3pm Monday to Friday. Turangi clinics are held at Awhi House, 17 Paekiri Street, every Monday and Thursday by either Jane or Shirley. Mangakino clinics are every Tuesday at Mangakino pharmacy located on Rangatira Drive and are held by Gail Corfe.

Gail Corfe

Taupo | Mangakino & surrounding areas

Sorry I cannot take on Rotorua clients. MANGAKINO drop in - every Tuesday 12-2pm at the pharmacy on the parade of shops - no appointment needed.

Please email me on My cell phone number is 027 2732 323. This number may sometimes be diverted to a colleague so please state that you wish to be put through to Gail, or leave a message for me. We also have a freephone number 0800 MY HAPU (0800 69 4278) select number 2 for Gail.

I look forward to meeting you.


Shirley Jefferies & Jane Hallet (Team)

Taupo & surrounding areas

We do not take on any Rotorua clients. The best way to get hold of us is on our mobile - 022 126 9288, either call or text and if we don't answer immediately we will get back to you promptly. We also have a free phone number - 0800 MY HAPU (0800 69 4278) and select 3 for Shirley & Jane, or 0 for reception and ask to make an appointment with us. 


Jo Toma

Taupo | Turangi & surrounding areas

I will be taking a small caseload as of January 2020. Please get in touch with reception to enquire about my availabilty.

Antenatal Care (Pregnancy)

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Contact Details

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    0800 MY HAPU or 0800 69 4278

Gail Corfe - 027 273 2323

Shirley Jefferies & Jane Hallett - 0221 269 288

Jo Toma - 027 274 1494

66 Paora Hapi Street
Waikato 3330

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66 Paora Hapi Street
Waikato 3330

This page was last updated at 11:05AM on December 17, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Awhi Midwives.