‘Whakapiki ake te waiora o te whanau’

Maori Health and Social Services

Welcome to Poutini Waiora - a Maori Health and Social Service provider that delivers holistic care to whanau across Te Tai O Poutini. Established 21 years ago, the service is primarily mobile with kaimahi visiting whanau in their homes or other appropriate settings across the West Coast.

What we do

Community based nursing along with social services and counselling.

Meet the Team

Learn more about the team at Poutini Waiora, their roles and contact details.

How to Refer

If you think we are the organisation to help you please send us a referral.

About Poutini Waiora

Poutini Waiora are a kaupapa Maori organisation ensuring whanau are central to all decision making in order to support goals and aspirations under the umbrella of ‘whanau ora’.

Therefore the way in which services are delivered to whanau are based on Tikanga and underpinned by the values embedded in manaakitanga, whanaungatanga, rangatiratanga and wairuatanga.

Our main office is based in Hokitika, with two sub-offices – one in Mawhera and the other in Kawatiri. We also provide a disability day programme in Hokitika.


Whakapiki ake te waiora o te whanau


Community Mental Health Clinician

Poutini Waiora is a Maori Health and Social Service Provider based on the West Coast.

Would you like the opportunity to work for Poutini Waiora as a Community Mental Health Clinician?
Do you have a good level of clinical expertise working in primary health?
Would you like the opportunity to expand and grow your knowledge of working for and with Maori?
Then this might be the perfect opportunity for you.

Poutini Waiora is seeking a Community Mental Health Clinician to work full time based out of our Hokitika and Mawhera office. You will work primarily in the community.

Poutini Waiora is looking for:

  • A Registered Clinician (DAPAANZ registration)
  • A high level of mental health clinical experience
  • Computer savvy.
  • A non smoker.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Legal entitlement to work in New Zealand.

Please see application form and job description.

All applications must include a CV, cover letter, application form and your current practising certificate and be emailed to
denoting “Community Mental Health Clinician” in the subject line.

Applications close Monday 1 February 2021


Hokitika Office

12 Revell Street
Hokitika, 7810
Free Call: 0800 333 170
Tel: (03) 755 6572
Fax: (03) 755 6578