SERVICES

Te Poutokomanawa (Māori Health Service)

Te Poutokomanawa (Māori Health Service) comprises of three units that provide the core functions which form the basis for Māori health.

Māori Health Corporate & Leadership 

Develops and delivers strategies and initiatives to address inequalities and health disparities for Māori who access services in the Northland DHB region.

Te Kaunihera/Council of Elders

The Council of Elders has been established to provide oversight, advice, direction, and support on matters pertaining to Te Reo me ona Tikanga (Language and Cultural protocols) as it relates to Te Tai Tokerau.

Māori Health Service

Offers cultural support (Takawaenga), education, clinical navigation and advice for Māori patients and their whanau across the four hospitals: Whangarei (09 430 4100), Bay of Islands (09 4040280), Dargaville (09 439 3330) and Kaitaia (09 408 9180).

Key Projects

  • Smoke free tikanga
  • Breastfed pepi (babies)
  • SUDI/Safe sleeping for infants
  • Violence free whanau
  • Immunisation/Well child – Pepi Ora/Tamariki Ora
  • Healthy Homes
  • Kia ora Hauora- Māori Workforce Development

Key personnel

Harold Wereta Jim Palmer 
General Manager Operations Manager
Māori Health                                        Te Poutokomanawa (Māori Health)

Location

Whangarei Hospital, Maunu House, Maunu Road, Whangarei.

Contact information

General enquiries – ph. (09) 430 4101 ext. 3239


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