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Auckland DHB Maori Health

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Description

To improve health status of Maori, by helping hospitals cater for Maori, retaining Maori who become healthcare professionals and to improve healthcare practices so that Maori values are respected. He Kamaka Oranga (HKO) was established in 1994 with the aim to improve Maori Health.  In 2013 a collaboration of Maori Health services across Auckland and Waitemata DHB and is now He Kamaka Waiora (HKW).

The Chief Advisor Tikanga General Manager (CAT GM), Maori Health leads the organisation in managing relationships with mana whenua and iwi Maori from a tikanga perspective and provides assistance in managing Treaty of Waitangi risks. The CAT GM's role is supported by Waitemata DHB and Auckland DHB Maori Health teams which are responsible for policy development, research, workforce development, planning and funding, provider management, quality, and clinical leadership across the primary, secondary and tertiary sector.

The introduction of practices based on tikanga Maori have made a significant contribution to Maori health in the region. The HKW, ADHB provider team works with Maori patients and their whanau when they need to access the hospital services. This includes co-ordinating whanau accommodation, providing social and cultural and advocacy services and working with ADHB clinicians and other ADHB staff to ensure that services are responsive to the needs of Maori.

Hours

He Kamaka Waiora, Maori Health
Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 5pm


He Kamaka Waiora Provider Arm Services
Patient / Whanau Support Auckland City Hospital & Starship Childrens Health
Monday - Friday: 8am - 9pm


Te Whare Awhina Adult Accommodation
Monday - Friday: 8am - 9pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9am - 9pm


He Kamaka Waiora, Te Whetu Tawera, Mental Health Services
Patient / Whanau Support
Monday to Friday: 8am - 8pm

Services

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Public Transport

He Kamaka Waiora Provider Arm Services
Patient / Whanau Support
Level 15, Building 4, Park Road, Auckland City Hospital

Te Whare Awhina Adult Accommodation
Building 30, Grafton Road, Auckland City Hospital

He Kamaka Waiora, Te Whetu Tawera, Mental Health Services
Patient / Whanau Support
Building 35, Park Road, Auckland City Hospital

Buses
Buses stop on Park Road near the Main Entrance to the hospital. For other details on bus and public transport routes to the Centre, call Maxx on (09) 366 6400 or 0800 10 30 80 from the Hibiscus Coast and for more information on bus times tables, see link below.
http://www.maxx.co.nz

Taxis
A taxi phone is located in the Main Entrance on Level 4, and at the entrance to the Emergency Department. Taxi ranks are located outside the Main Entrance (Level 4).

Parking

Public Parking, Grafton, Auckland City Hospital

Public parking available

For parking fees, see link below:
http://www.adhb.govt.nz/about/ach/transport_parking_ach.htm

For Auckland Hospital Site Map to view parking areas and building locations, see link below:
http://www.healthpoint.co.nz/download,324689.do

Contact Details

He Kamaka Waiora, Maori Health

Executive office

Main Telephone: (09) 484 6114

Fax: (09) 442 7106

Email: hkw@adhb.govt.nz

Hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am - 5pm
Location: Waitemata District Health Board, 15 Shea Tce, level 2

 

He Kamaka Waoira, Provider Arm Services, Maori Health
Patient / Whanau Support, Auckland City Hospital & Starship Childrens Hospital

Main Telephone: (09) 307 4949 / Ext: 29200
Fax: (09) 307 8968 Ext: 29400

Hours: Mon - Fri 8am-9pm

Location: Level 15, Building 4
              Auckland City Hospital
              Park Road, Auckland 1010

 

Te Whare Awhina Adult Accommodation

Main Telephone: (09) 307 4949 / Ext: 25830
Fax: (09) 375 7057 / Ext: 23156
Email: hkw@adhb.govt.nz

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-9pm / Sat-Sun: 9am-9pm

Location: Building 30
              Auckland City Hospital
              Grafton Road
              Auckland 1010

 

He Kamaka Waiora, Te Whetu Tawera, Mental Health
Patient / Whanau Support

Kaumatua contact details: Main Telephone: (09) 307 4949 / Ext: 23043

Kai Atawhai and oncall phone: Main Telephone: (09) 307 4949 / Ext: 29200

Hours: 8am-8pm
Location: Building 35
              Auckland City Hospital 
              Park Road, Auckland 1010
             

Postal Address

He Kamaka Waiora
Executive Office
15 Shea Terrace, Takapuna, Northshore
09 484 6114


He Kamaka Waiora Provider Arm Service
Auckland City Hospital, Auckland District Health Baord
09 307 4949


He Kamaka Waiora Provider Arm Service
Northshore Hospital, Waitemata District Health Baord
09 489 0553

This page was last updated at 2:59PM on January 18, 2016. This information is reviewed and edited by Auckland DHB Maori Health.