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Purapura Whetu - Mental Health & Addiction Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Te Oriori

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Kaupapa Māori - mental health, Maternal mental health - community support



Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals can be made by self/individuals/whānau, Canterbury DHB, general practitioners (GP), health professionals, government organisations or non-government organisations.

To find out more about what we do, contact Purapura Whetu by phone (03) 379 8001 or email

Click here for more information on referral criteria or to complete a referral form.


Te Oriori is a kaupapa Maori, whanau-centred service for parents/caregivers of tamariki aged 0-7 years. Te Oriori offers different group programmes Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in Room 4 at The Phillipstown Community Hub.

The group welcome all who come, and encourages a sense of belonging, respect and kindness. The programme supports the mental health and wellbeing of tamariki by enhancing the mana of parents/caregivers and empowering them with knowledge, skills and strategies to support them in their role as parent/caregiver.

Contact Details

Freephone 0800 4WHETU ( 0800 494 388)

Level 1, 166 Saint Asaph Street
Christchurch Central
Canterbury 8011

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Level 1, 166 Saint Asaph Street
Christchurch Central
Canterbury 8011

This page was last updated at 1:57PM on October 19, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Purapura Whetu - Mental Health & Addiction Services.