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Tui Ora - Mental Health & Addiction Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service, Kaupapa Māori


Kaumātua and Kuia Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

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



Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Who is this service for?
Tangata Whai ora and whānau with experience of mental illness. It is available for those registered with mental health services. 


Our kaumātua, mātanga, and kuia help address the cultural aspects of mental unwellness. They may advocate on behalf of tangata whaiora or work with them and their whānau and help them access traditional practices or therapies.

For more information please view the Tui Ora website

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.