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He Waka Tapu

Mental Health & Addictions Service, Abuse and Violence Support, Community Health, Kaupapa Māori, Stopping Violence

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

He Waka Tapu provides support for Whānau and individuals in need of improving their "Te Whare Tapa Wha". Our programmes cater to Taha Wairua (Spiritual Health), Taha Tinana (Physical Health), Taha Hinengaro (Mental Well-Being) and Taha Whānau (Family Health). 

Staff

Our skilled kaimahi (over 100+ staff) are kind and caring individuals with one goal which is to help people and to make our communities stronger.

With a mix of skills from clinicians, whānau support workers, nurses, personal trainers and more we have a huge range of resources at our fingertips.

How do I access this service?

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Contact us for non judgemental advice and support.

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Referral

Online referrals

He Waka Tapu has a wide range of programmes and services to help both individuals and the community. There is a referral process that must be completed before…

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Charges

No fees apply

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Canterbury Anniversary (11 Nov), 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), Matariki (14 Jul).

Languages Spoken

English, Māori, Samoan

Services Provided

Abuse and violence support

  • Education programmes
  • Information and support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Support groups

Integrated whānau services: Individual and group programmes are available to learn about your behaviours and ways to keep your whānau safe. Groups consist of kōrero and action-based activities like mau…

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Stopping violence services

We are a family court accredited stopping violence provider here in Christchurch and Ashburton. Our court-directed programmes focus on stopping violence and abuse against others.

0800 HEYBRO (439 276)

0800 HEYBRO is also here to listen and offer support for men who feel they are going to harm a loved one or whānau member. When it all gets too…

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Kaupapa Māori

Programmes

Alcohol & Drug Services

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol, Smoking cessation, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Residential alcohol & other drug treatment, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD), Face to face smoking cessation

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Accessing our service is a simple process. A referral form will need to be completed by the organisation you are currently working with or you can call in to 161…

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Description

We provide the following alcohol and drug services:

  • Te Aratiaia is for assessment and treatment planning for co-existing alcohol and drug and mental health related problems.
  • Takahi te Taniwha programme…

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Te Ha - Quit Smoking

Programme Areas

Smoking cessation, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Face to face smoking cessation, Kaupapa Māori - smoking cessation

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Accessing our service is a simple process. A referral form will need to be completed by the organisation you are currently working with or you can call in to 161…

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Description

He Waka Tapu has a smoke free coach who is available on week days with flexiblity depending on each individuals situation.

This service involves receiving one to one or group…

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Kia Piki Te Ora - All Ages Māori Suicide Prevention

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

If you don't know what to do or where to access support? Want to chat to a professional?  We can arrange that too!  Contact us now on 0800 HE WAKA…

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Description

Our rangatahi and community are important to us and we want to work towards reducing the negative numbers in this space and provide tools and information that helps people strengthen…

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Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Parking

Onsite parking available

Region

Canterbury

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone, Speak with women / wahine, Speak with men / tane, LGBTQIA+ friendly

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

  • Free phone 0800 HE WAKA (43 9252)

161 Pages Road
Wainoni
Christchurch
Canterbury 8061

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Street Address

161 Pages Road
Wainoni
Christchurch
Canterbury 8061

Postal Address

PO Box 150 37
Aranui
Christchurch 8643

This page was last updated at 3:26PM on July 14, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by He Waka Tapu.