Whanau Pepi & Tamariki Services

“To improve the health of all who reside in the rohe of Ngati Tuwharetoa”
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Awhi House Turangi – Maternal Health Services Hub

Awhi House is the baby of Awhi Midwives that has been raised and nurtured by Tuwharetoa Health. It is a Maternal and Child Health Hub for the Turangi community. The services available from Awhi House include midwifery, ante natal clinics, Women’s sexual health clinic, new born hearing screening, Well Child/Tamariki Ora Services, outreach immunisations, breastfeeding support, HIPPY programme, as well as links to a range of other community services. Awhi House co-ordinators hold regular parenting and caregiver support groups, pepi play sessions, info sessions designed to empower families and is open Monday to Friday 9am-3pm. Your one stop for Maternal and Child Health information.

Useful Links:
Find Your Midwife
Awhi Midwives
Anamata Cafe
Hippy

Parenting & Lactation
Service

Working alongside our Tamariki Ora team in Taupo is our Parentcraft and Lactation consultant, providing parentcraft and parenting advice to all new parents.  Breastfeeding support and lactation advice are available to all mothers. Our consultant will visit you in your home or at a venue that suits you.

Useful Links:
Breastfeeding

Tamariki Ora –
Wellchild Nurses

The aim of this service is to provide support to mothers following childbirth and up until your pepi is five years old. Our nurses will visit your home and complete child health checks and work to make sure you are well supported with information and education about your child’s health and development.

Useful Links:
Wellchild
Immunisation

Turangi Preschool and School Nurse
Service

A rapid response service for sore throats and skin conditions based once a week in Turangi schools.  The registered nurse works closely with the schools, families, public health nurses and GP’s to ensure treatment and follow-up for children who access the service within the schools.  Schools presently covered are Te Kura o Hirangi, Tongariro Area School and Kuratau schools. The registered nurse also visits with all ECE’s and Kohanga Reo facilities in the Turangi rohe.

 

Useful Links:
School
Kuratau School
Te Kura o Hirangi
Tongariro School
Central Kids Turangi
Beststart Turangi Kindy

 

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

 

Awhi House Turangi – Maternal Health Services Hub

Working in collaboration with Awhi Midwives, Awhi House is located at 17 Paekiri Street in Turangi. It is a drop-in centre for new parents. Services available from the location include antenatal, labour, birth and postnatal care and support, life skills for new parents, newborn hearing screening, breastfeeding support and education, outreach immunisations, Family Start (3 days a week) as well as links to a range of other community services. Awhi House is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm.

Useful Links:
Find Your Midwife
Awhi Midwives
Anamata Cafe
Hippy

Parenting & Lactation
Service

Working alongside our Tamariki Ora team in Taupo is our Parentcraft and Lactation consultant, providing parentcraft and parenting advice to all new parents.  Breastfeeding support and lactation advice are available to all mothers. Our consultant will visit you in your home or at a venue that suits you.

Useful Links:
Breastfeeding

Tamariki Ora – Wellchild Nurses

The aim of this service is to provide support to mothers following childbirth and up until your pepi is five years old. Our nurses will visit your home and complete child health checks and work to make sure you are well supported with information and education about your child’s health and development.

Useful Links:
Wellchild
Immunisation

Turangi Preschool School Nurse Service

A rapid response service for sore throats and skin conditions based once a week in Turangi schools.  The registered nurse works closely with the schools, families, public health nurses and GP’s to ensure treatment and follow-up for children who access the service within the schools.  Schools presently covered are Te Kura o Hirangi, Tongariro Area School and Kuratau schools. The registered nurse also visits with all ECE’s and Kohanga Reo facilities in the Turangi rohe.

Useful Links:
School
Kuratau School
Te Kura o Hirangi
Tongariro School
Central Kids Turangi
Beststart Turangi Kindy

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

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Tuwharetoa Health
Can Help You

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