Ngāti Porou Hauora - Mental Health & Addictions
Mental Health & Addictions Service
Te Hiringa Matua (Pregnancy and Parenting Service)
- Programme Areas
Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Addictions - other, Kaupapa Māori
- Programme Type
Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Community based support - other, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori - mental health, Maternal mental health - community support, Maternal alcohol & drug addiction
- Age Groups
Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua
- Referral Types
Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections
Wananga are held in the various communities around Te Tairawhiti - you can speak to one of our Mataora for advice, support or for referral.
For more information, please contact:
Mataora - Administration
PH: (06) 986 1696
or call into Te Hiringa Matua at 66 Customhouse Street, Gisborne.
Open Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm.
Te Hiringa Matua provide support for mama, hapu mama and their whanau dealing with drug and alcohol issues using Mahi-a-Atua and matauranga maori. Our team of Mataora are a mix of social workers and traditional maori artists providing support through 'wananga' and individual follow up in the community.
Our wananga include - Purakau (Histories and Story-sharing), Karakia/Waiata (Ancient Prayer/Rituals), Mau rakau (Traditional Maori Weaponary), Taonga Puoro (Traditional Maori Musical Instruments), Nga Mahi a Rehia (Performing Arts), Mirimiri/Romiromi (Traditional Maori Therapies).
Te Hiringa Matua is governed with Hauora Tairawhiti, Ngati Porou Hauora, Te Whare Hauora Te Aitanga a Hauiti and Te Hauora O Turanganui a Kiwa Ltd.
Come in for a korero with one of the Mataora at 66 Customhouse Street, Gisborne or phone (06) 986 1696 for more information.
- Te Hiringa Matua Brochure (PDF, 7.2 MB)
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This page was last updated at 12:42PM on December 23, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Ngāti Porou Hauora - Mental Health & Addictions.