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Sore Throats Matter

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Throat Swabbing in Schools



School based swabbing programmes in Te Tai Tokerau

There are six providers in Te Tai Tokerau that provide throat swabbing in schools.  Areas covered in Northland are Kaitaia, Whangaroa, Kaikohe, Hokianga, Kawakawa and Whangarei.  Health promotion and a coordinated throat swabbing programme are available to children in decile one to three schools in areas of Northland where Rheumatic Fever rates are particularly high in the community.  Schools and service providers are:

Kaitaia: service provided by MOKO Manawa Ora Korokoro Ora

Kaitaia Abundant Life Kaitaia Intermediate
Kaitaia Primary Pompallier School
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Pukemiro Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Rangi Aniwaniwa
Ahipara School Awanui School
Herekino School Kaingaroa
Oturu School Pamapuria School
Paparore School Pukepoto School
Kaitaia College
 Te Kura Kaupapa O Rangiawhia
   

Whangaroa: service provided by Te Runanga O Whaingaroa

Totara North School Te Kura o Hato Hohepa te Kamura
Kaeo Primary School Whangaroa College
Matauri Bay Primary School Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa
   

Kaikohe: service provided by Te Hauora O Kaikohe

Kaikohe West School Ohaeawai School
Northland College TKKM o Kaikohe
Kaikohe Intermediate Tautoro School
Kaikohe East School Kaikohe Christian School
   
Hokianga: service provided by Hauora Hokianga

Rawene School Horeke School
Waima School Omanaia School
Umawera School Opononi Area School
Taumata Panguru Matihetihe School
Kohukohu School Te Kura o Hata Maria
Broadwood Area School Mangamuka
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Tonga o Hokianga     
   

Kawakawa: service provided by Ngati Hine Health Trust

Te Kura o Waikare Moerewa School
Kawakawa Primary School Karetu School
Motatau School Maromaku School
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Taumarere
   

Whangarei: service provided by Ki A Ora Ngatiwai

Te Kura o Otangarei Whau Valley School
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Rawhiti Roa Manaia View School
Morningside Primary Hora Hora School
Pakotai School  Portland School
Raurimu Avenue School
 Tikipunga Primary School
Whangaruru School  Hikurangi School
Totara Grove School  Manaia View School
Tikipunga High School
 Te Kura Hourua O Whangarei Terenga Paraoa


Other services available

Public Health Nurses provide a throat swabbing programme in the schools listed below, as well as other schools not included in the throat swabbing program. They can be contacted through your child’s school.
  • Te Punamawa o Te Wairua ki Whangaruru
  • Okaihau College





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