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Aroha Ki Te Tangata // Adult Mental Health Day Programme

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

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



Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access Aroha Ki Te Tangata can come via any community referral including self-referral, whānau, DHB clinical services and wards, or supported accommodation facilities. 

Contact us directly for our referral documents to complete. 


Aroha ki te Tangata is a day program that is recovery focused, and offers a wide range of programmes and activities that build on and support opportunities for Service Users in Mental Health.

Our programs are responsive and flexible enough to empower Service Users to meet their individual and collective needs. Service users are able to build on and develop relationships, and are encouraged to build links back into their community.

Aroha ki te Tangata works alongside Service Users who want to make changes for a more satisfying lifestyle. The program facilitates the development of functional living skills, building on and developing interpersonal skills, independent living skills, leisure skills and pre-vocational/vocational skills.

Aroha Ki Te Tangata implements Māori Models of Recovery into our systems and practices:

  • Te Reo Māori                             
  • Powhiri/poroporoaki
  • Whakawhanaungatanga
  • Waiata
  • Poukai
  • Hui

Contact Details

59 Higgins Road
Waikato 3204

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Street Address

59 Higgins Road
Waikato 3204

Postal Address

PO Box 19165
Waikato Mail Centre
Hamilton 3244

This page was last updated at 6:40AM on June 4, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Rūnanga Ō Kirikiriroa - Mental Health & Addiction Services.