Whanau Engagement Services

“To improve the health of all who reside in the rohe of Ngati Tuwharetoa”
Contact UsOur Services
Breast & Cervical Screening Support Service

A free service increasing the number of women who get screened for breast cancer who are between 45 to 69 years of age or any age where there is a history of breast cancer within the whanau.   Also, a free service increasing the number of women who get screened for cervical cancer who are between 20 to 69 years of age or any age where there is a history of cervical cancer within the whanau.

Useful Links:
Breast Screening

Whanau Ora Navigation Service – Tiwhana
Whanau are supported by tiwhana (navigators) across a broad range of focus areas such as health, education, employment, housing and social services. Goals and aspirations are identified by the whanau and tiwhana provide assistance to achieve those goals.

The delivery of Whanau Ora services is a partnership between Tuwharetoa Health and Te Korowai Roopu Tautoko.

Family Start

Family Start, funded by Oranga Tamariki, is a free home visiting programme that focuses on improving children’s growth and health, learning and relationships, family circumstance, environment and safety. We deliver Family Start services to the wider Taupo district including Turangi and Mangakino.

Useful Links:
Parenting Resource

“The support I have had from Family Start has been amazing. It really helped having people there for my children and me especially with my mental state. They’re always checking up and making sure everyone is doing okay”

-Family Start whanau participant

Healthy Homes
Living in a cold and damp home can lead to sickness in the whanau. This service supports whanau to make their homes warmer, drier and healthier. Support can include access to mould kits, bedding, draught stoppers, heating, insulation and education. The service is only offered in Turangi.
Maori Disability Support Service

Advocacy and support service for anyone who has a disability. To empower whanau to access services and achieve a positive outcome, to help ensure that services are delivered in a culturally appropriate manner.

Useful Links:
Mobility Parking
Health & Disability Commissioner

Breast & Cervical Screening Support Service

A free service increasing the number of women who get screened for breast cancer who are between 45 to 69 years of age or any age where there is a history of breast cancer within the whanau.   Also, a free service increasing the number of women who get screened for cervical cancer who are between 20 to 69 years of age or any age where there is a history of cervical cancer within the whanau.

Useful Links:
Breast Screening

Whanau Ora Navigation Service – Tiwhana
Whanau are supported by tiwhana (navigators) across a broad range of focus areas such as health, education, employment, housing and social services. Goals and aspirations are identified by the whanau and tiwhana provide assistance to achieve those goals.

The delivery of Whanau Ora services is a partnership between Tuwharetoa Health and Te Korowai Roopu Tautoko.

Family Start

Family Start, funded by Oranga Tamariki, is a free home visiting programme that focuses on improving children’s growth and health, learning and relationships, family circumstance, environment and safety. We deliver Family Start services to the wider Taupo district including Turangi and Mangakino.

Useful Links:
Parenting Resource

Healthy Homes
Living in a cold and damp home can lead to sickness in the whanau. This service supports whanau to make their homes warmer, drier and healthier. Support can include access to mould kits, bedding, draught stoppers, heating, insulation and education. The service is only offered in Turangi.
Maori Disability Support Service

Advocacy and support service for anyone who has a disability. To empower whanau to access services and achieve a positive outcome, to help ensure that services are delivered in a culturally appropriate manner.

Useful Links:
Mobility Parking
Health & Disability Commissioner

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Turangi Office

Community Health Centre,
28 Te Rangitautahanga Road,
PO Box 326,
Turangi

    07 384 2882
   07 384 7550

Hours

8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Monday to Friday

Taupo Office

66 Paora Hapi Street,
The White House
Taupo

   07 378 4512

Hours

8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Monday to Friday

Awhi House

17 Paekiri Street, Turangi

   022 043 3001

Hours

9.00am – 3.00pm
Monday to Friday