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Whaioranga Trust

Community Health Service


8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.


Whaioranga Trust delivers multiple services utilising Kaupapa Māori values and practices as guidelines to support whanau. Our primary focus is the wellbeing of whanau, hapu and iwi. We provide a range of services to support whanau to live well in the community.

Our services cover Waihi Beach, Katikati, Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Papamoa, Te Puke, Maketu / Little Waihi, Paengaroa.

Services include:

Whānau Support Services

  • Counselling
  • Whānau Support
  • Elder Abuse Response Service

Day Programmes

  • Mana Tu - Mental Health and Addictions
  • Kaumatua Programme
  • Collaborative Kaumatua Days
  • Traditional Healing (Rongoa Workshops)

Disabilities Support Services

  • Responsive Model of Care - Home Based Support
  • Short Term Support Services
  • Home Based Support - Long Term Chronic Health Services
  • Home and Community Support Services

Traditional Healing

  • Rongoa Māori

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How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in


8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.


Free to access

Service Types


Promoting personal empowerment through individual sessions aimed at promoting Tino Rangatiratanga for victims of abuse, addictive behaviour, relationship issues and grief and loss.

Family / whānau

  • Support
  • Whānau Ora

Moving whānau from co-dependence to independence by working alongside providing support, advocacy and encouragement.

Injury, illness or disability

  • Disability support
  • Home support

Short Term Support Services - Restorative support for those needing short term care following hospital discharg

Home support

  • Carers
  • Cleaning (personal care)
  • Home visiting

Responsive Model of Care – Home Based Support - Over 65 years restorative support in the home for those assessed with a long-term disability who wish to remain living in the…


Kaupapa Māori

  • Whānau Ora

Older adult / Kaumātua

Kaumatua Programme - An interactive programme promoting whanaungatanga and awareness of personal health and wellbeing through education and specialist facilitation. 

Collaborative Kaumatua Days - Initiated to support collective gathering of…


Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Elder Abuse Response Service

To ensure the immediate safety and support for elderly to have greater control of their lives who have experienced or suspected abuse & neglect

Traditional Healing (Rongoa)

  • Traditional Maori practices together with contemporary therapy to simulate health and / or recovery
  • Groups that support the understanding of ‘wairua’ and other cultural spiritual beliefs and values 
  • Education workshops…


Mana Tu – Mental Health and Addictions

Interactive education / life skills programme promoting personal growth and wellbeing within a group environment


Information & support

Whānau Ora

  • Kaupapa Māori

Wheelchair Access



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Contact Details

531 Welcome Bay Road
Welcome Bay
Tauranga 3175

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531 Welcome Bay Road
Welcome Bay
Tauranga 3175

This page was last updated at 1:57PM on November 10, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Whaioranga Trust.