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Te Ika Whenua Hauora Incorporated Society

Mental Health & Addictions Service, Community Health, Kaupapa Māori, Social

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Covid-19 testing

RATs - Community Collection Site - Anyone can access

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) can be collected at this site. Pre-ordering is not required.

Monday to Friday

9:00am to 2:00pm

Community Testing Centre

Monday to Friday

9:00am to 2:00pm

Assisted RATs for priority populations

Priority populations are groups that have experienced adverse impacts or are considered at higher risk of the effects from COVID-19 outbreaks in New Zealand. They include Māori and Pacific communities and those living with disabilities.

Please view the Ministry of Health - COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Guide: https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/covid-19-rapid-antigen-testing-guide-20feb22.pdf

Monday to Friday

9:00am to 2:00pm

Provides free face masks

This site offers free face masks when people are collecting RATs (subject to availability).

Monday to Friday

9:00am to 2:00pm

Description

Te Ika Whenua Hauora is a Māori Health Provider based in Murupara within the Whakatāne Territorial Authority, offering mental health support service. Our primary goal is to achieve health gains for all people in our catchment area, especially for our Māori people.

We also provide programmes for Whānau Ora and Rheumatic Fever. Our Health Hub provides Covid-19, Influenza and MMR vaccinations as well as basic health checks.

Our CAYAD work supports alcohol and drug policy change and working alongside youth.

Staff

Robert Jenner - Operations Manager

Adrianna Jenner - Rheumatic Fever Coordinator

April O'Brien - Whānau Ora Community Health Worker

Ashley Vave - Te Ara Tika Coordinator/Facilitator

Charlie Elia - Infant, Child, Adolescent, Youth Mental Health Worker

Dee Elia - Mataora Navigator

Georgie Jacobs - Health Coach

Hinamoki Rewi - Kaiawhina

Jasmine Isaac - Health Hub Registered Nurse

Kath Purcell - PA & Administrator

Kelly Gavin - Health Hub Clinical Lead

Laurence Jenner - Family/Whānau, Education and Advocacy

Mary Ohlson - Adult Community Support Services

Mare Gavigan - Health Hub Administrator

Mem Jenner - Community Action Youth and Drugs Coordintor

Paulla Whatuira - Whānau Ora Paearahi

Sapphire Howden - Health Hub Administrator

Te Akauroa Miki - Health Hub Team Lead

Tania Gavigan-Kohunui - Rheumatic Fever Assistant

Waimarie Wright - Te Ara Tika Facilitator

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Make an appointment

Referral

Walk in

Visit our Health Hub for a basic health check.

Charges

No fees apply.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan).

Covid testing hours - for GP practices, if hours differ to standard hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Please call our office (07) 366 5585 opt 1 and park at the rear of the building - Testing signage will be visible.

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Programmes

Adult Mental Health Community Support

Our kaupapa is to provide a confidential & accessible service that aims to enhance both your own wellbeing and the wellbeing of your whānau. We provide a safe, private place to meet or alternatively we can visit you at home, at your conveniance. We shall liaise with your whānau with your permission, or we can work with just you.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Please contact us for more information.

Description

Our kaupapa is to provide a confidential & accessible service that aims to enhance both your own wellbeing and the wellbeing of your whānau.

We provide a safe, private place to meet or alternatively we can visit you at home, at your conveniance. We shall liaise with your whānau with your permission, or we can work with just you.

Family/ Whanau, Support, Education, Information and Advocacy

We provide a range of general health promotions, advisory liaison and co-ordinating activities that address identified needs for you and your whānau. We assist you to access and better utilise health and social services required to help you. We also work in collaboration with Iwi, community groups and other service providers on issues regarding the well-being of our whānau, youth and kaumātua.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

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

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

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

Referral Types

Self referral, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Please contact us for more information.

Description

We provide a range of general health promotions, advisory liaison and co-ordinating activities that address identified needs for you and your whānau. We assist you to access and better utilise health and social services required to help you.

We also work in collaboration with Iwi, community groups and other service providers on issues regarding the well-being of our whānau, youth and kaumātua.

Infant, Child, Adolescent and Youth Community Mental Health Services

Our kaupapa is to provide a safe, accessible service that aims to enhance the wellbeing of young people and the wellbeing of their whānau.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Process

Please contact us for more information.

Description

Our kaupapa is to provide a safe, accessible service that aims to enhance the wellbeing of young people and the wellbeing of their whānau.

Services Provided

Immunisation

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule. Available Tuesday to Thursday. We also carry out these vaccinations via our Mobile Health Unit - check our Facebook page for updated information.

  • Adult flu vaccine
  • Measles / Mumps / Rubella (MMR) vaccine

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

Available Tuesday to Thursday. We also carry out these vaccinations via our Mobile Health Unit - check our Facebook page for updated information.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines Covid-19 vaccines can be administered before, after, or at the same time as other national schedule vaccines. When the Nuvaxovid vaccine is given at the same time as the Shingrix shingles vaccine or the Fluad Quad flu vaccine, there may be a chance of experiencing a stronger post-vaccination response and you should discuss this with your vaccinator. Available Tuesday to Thursday. We also carry out these vaccinations via our Mobile Health Unit - check our Facebook page for updated information.

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

Covid-19 vaccines can be administered before, after, or at the same time as other national schedule vaccines. When the Nuvaxovid vaccine is given at the same time as the Shingrix shingles vaccine or the Fluad Quad flu vaccine, there may be a chance of experiencing a stronger post-vaccination response and you should discuss this with your vaccinator.

Available Tuesday to Thursday. We also carry out these vaccinations via our Mobile Health Unit - check our Facebook page for updated information.

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access
  • A longer appointment time
  • Assistance to move around

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Child / Tamariki friendly

Parking

At the back of building or in the main centre.

Region

Bay of Plenty

Contact Details

43-45 Pine Drive
Murupara 3025

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Street Address

43-45 Pine Drive
Murupara 3025

Postal Address

PO Box 14
Murupara 3025

This page was last updated at 10:47AM on December 4, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Ika Whenua Hauora Incorporated Society.