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Turuki Health Care Social Services

Social Service, Kaupapa Māori


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Turuki Health Care is a charitable trust based in Māngere, South Auckland, providing services to the wider Counties Manukau catchment area.

'Born' in 1995 as  Putea o Pua, a Māori midwifery service, Turuki Health Care now provides a comprehensive range of primary health care and social services specifically targeting women, children and their whānau.

Turuki Health Care is an accredited specialist provider of services to women, babies and whānau.  Everything that we do is ultimately focused on achieving Wahine Oranga, Whānau Oranga.


Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Referral, Make an appointment, Walk in


All social services are provided free of charge.


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Languages Spoken

English, Cook Islands Māori, Filipino, French, Māori, Niuean, Samoan, Tahitian, Tongan

Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Support groups
  • Victim support

We provide a Kaupapa Māori based domestic violence programme which can be individual, group or a combination of both according to the needs identified during an assessment. 


Staff are able to support and advocate for whānau in areas they identify would assist them.

Basic needs

  • Crisis assessment
  • Emergency accommodation
  • Food
  • Housing

We provide advocacy and support for whānau who require support in these areas.

Cultural support

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Pacific Island people

Turuki Health Care provides services within the Takarangi cultural framework. 

Education and training

  • Pre-school education
  • Life skills
  • Skills courses

Awuru Mowai Born to Learn is a developmental programme delivered as a part of the Family Start service.

Ante-natal Wananga which provides a one day Kaupapa Māori based education and…



Courses have been provided to create a CV and assist whānau with interview skills. 

Whānau are able to participate in 'path planning'; identifying their needs and the supports which will…


Social work

  • Crisis assessment

We have a range of programmes available to support whānau to achieve their dreams and aspirations and they include:

Teen Parenting

Family Start



  • Parenting education
  • Parent wellbeing
  • Whānau support
  • Dads

We have a range of parenting support available which includes:

Ante-natal Wananga

B4Baby – breastfeeding support

Family Start


Whānau Ora


Contact us and we can talk about what services…


Kaupapa Māori

Wheelchair Access



South Auckland

Contact Details

Contact us online here:

2/32 Canning Crescent
Auckland 2022

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Street Address

2/32 Canning Crescent
Auckland 2022

Postal Address

PO Box 43002
Auckland 2153

This page was last updated at 12:46PM on March 8, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Turuki Health Care Social Services.