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Tui Ora - Mental Health & Addiction Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service, Kaupapa Māori


Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Peer support (AOD), Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Community based support - mental health, Kaupapa Māori - mental health



Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Services are available to all age groups Māori and non-Māori, throughout Taranaki.

Self-referrals or referrals from other health professionals are welcome.


For more information, please view the Tui Ora Website


This service provides alcohol and drug counselling for adults 18+. It is a community outpatient based service provided by trained practitioners who work from our Hāwera, New Plymouth and Waitara offices. Services include assessment, counselling and treatment, brief intervention, relapse prevention, referral to residential treatment and AOD education. Peer supporters with lived experience around alcohol and drug addiction are also available through the Mātanga Tautoko ā-Aropā service.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 1:16PM on January 20, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Tui Ora - Mental Health & Addiction Services.