What We Do

Whanau Ora Registered Nurses

We have a community based nursing service in Kawatiri, Mawhera and Hokitika. The service provides comprehensive primary health care for  whanau, with a focus on chronic conditions.

Social Services

An intensive social work service with a focus on whanau with tamariki. Services include: client assessments, development of whanau plans and referral to other services such as counselling or programmes.

Kaiarataki

A kaupapa Maori community based health promotion and community support service in Kawatiri, Mawhera and Hokitika.

Tamariki Ora

Provides support for whanau to maximize their child’s developmental potential and well-being between between the ages of 0-4 years, establishing a strong foundation for ongoing healthy development. Follows the Well Child Tamariki Ora National Schedule, providing Well Child/Tamariki Ora checks which covers the core contacts, one to seven.

Mama & Pepi

Provides education, support and advice to mothers during pregnancy, following the birth, and up until 2 years of age.  Mothers and whanau are supported to develop positive and responsible parenting skills, build self-esteem and confidence.

Rangatahi Kaimahi

Advocacy and brokerage for rangatahi into primary health pathways

Attendance Officer

Supports schools in the Hokitika and Mawhera regions to manage attendance effectively through identifying what school, whanau, community and social service support is required to sustain attendance for students.

Counselling

A holistic counselling service for whanau, with a focus on a broad range of issues including depression, anxiety, grief, relationship and family violence counselling.

Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselling

Alcohol and drug counseling including assessment counselling and treatment plan

Anger Management & Domestic Violence

Counselling service up to 10 sessions per whanau.

LTSA Assessments

Assessments and support for those who wish to regain their license after losing it through a DIC conviction.

Whanau Ora Navigators

Supporting Whanau to attain their moemoea (aspirations) through the development and implementation of whanau centred path plans.

Programmes:

  • Hokitika Disability Day Programme
  • Hauora Tinana
  • Mana Tamariki Mokopuna

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Hokitika Office

17 Sewell Street
Hokitika, 7810
Free Call: 0800 333170
Tel: (03) 755 6572
Fax: (03) 755 6578
enquiries@poutiniwaiora.co.nz