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Programmes

Te Rauawa o te Waka Hinengaro Hauora (Māori Mental Health Services)

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health

Regions

West Coast

Age Groups

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

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

All West Coast DHB mental health clients who identify as Māori are eligible to receive Māori Mental Health services.

Description

Te Rauawa o te Waka Hinengaro Hauora work with whānau/family and staff to manaaki, awhi and tautoko the tangata whaiora on their journey to wellness.

Te Rauawa o te Waka Hinengaro Hauora is based in the Greymouth Community Mental Health unit. Our service consists of a Kaiarahi / MMH Manager and 3 Pukenga Tiaki covering the three areas Southern, Central and Northern districts. Their role is varied and involves having a wealth of knowledge from a clinical,  practical and Tikanga perspective. 

Charges

No fees apply.

Hours

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

For urgent assistance outside these hours, contact the West Coast Central Crisis Response team on 0800 757 678.

Public Holidays: Closed Buller Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Westland Anniversary (28 Nov).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Public Transport

St John runs two rural shuttle services from Monday - Friday. St John do not charge a fee for this services, however they do accept donations to help cover costs.

For more information on transport, parking, maps and directions:

Parking

Parking is FREE at Grey Base Hospital and Buller Health.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 9:54AM on July 13, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by West Coast DHB - Te Rauawa o te Waka Hinengaro Hauora (Māori Mental Health).