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West Coast DHB - Te Rauawa o te Waka Hinengaro Hauora (Māori Mental Health)

Mental Health & Addictions Service


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.


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

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Kaupapa Māori - mental health


West Coast

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

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


Te Rauawa o te Waka Hinengaro Hauora work with whānau/family to manaaki/support their journey to wellness using tikanga/customary Māori health models of care.

Te Rauawa o te Waka Hinengaro Hauora also has a Kaumatua who works across  both sectors mainstream and Māori Mental Health. The Kaumatua's role involves having a wealth of knowledge and giving practical guidance for all things Māori. When required, they support staff and patients with everything related to Tikanga Māori, from Karakia, Powhiri, Mihi Whakatau, Te Reo and working alongside the Tangata Whaiora (client) and whānau.


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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 on all public holidays.


No fees apply.

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 is FREE at Grey Base Hospital and Buller Health.

Contact Details

Grey Base Hospital, Greymouth

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Buller Health Hospital

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59 Sewell Street, Hokitika

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This page was last updated at 11:07AM on April 23, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by West Coast DHB - Te Rauawa o te Waka Hinengaro Hauora (Māori Mental Health).