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Te Hā Waitaha

He Waka Tapu

Purapura Whetu

Rehua Marae

Te Kakakura Trust

Te Puawaitanga ki Ōtautahi Trust

Te Rūnanga o Ngā Maata Waka

Te Tai o Marokura

Te Hā Waitaha

Te Hā Waitaha

Services

  • Free stop-smoking programme for all Cantabrians.
  • Free patches, gum and lozenges.
  • Will work with you to make sure your needs are met.

Contact details

Freephone: 0800-425-700

Address: Community & Public Health, 310 Manchester St, Christchurch

Te Hā Waitaha website

He Waka Tapu

Services

Te Pā Tipu

  • Ngā Ara Tika – wāhine-only anger management programme.
  • Whānau Tautoko – parenting programme.
  • Whānau intensive mahi – one-to-one guidance.
  • Whānau Navigators – support work.
  • Te Tai Taura – domestic violence and alcohol and drug addiction assessments.
  • Te Hā – smoking cessation practitioner.
  • Whānau Hauora – family health.
  • Wāhine Ora – cervical screening, STI checks and contraceptive advice.
  • Partnership Community Worker – advocacy and health navigation.
  • Manaaki Whānau – entry group.

Whānau

  • Te Pā Tuwatawata – tāne-only anger management programme.
  • Riaka – tāne-only violence stopping programme.
  • Te Whāriki Whakamana – tāne-only violence stopping programme.
  • Integrated Safety Response – working alongside police in reducing family violence.
  • 0800 Hey Bro – helpline to reduce abuse against others.

Alcohol & Drugs

  • Takahi Te Taniwha – day or night harm reduction programme.
  • Motivation Enhancement – closed group.
  • Mauri Ora Experience – 8-week supported accommodation programme.
  • Kia Piki Te Ora – suicide prevention.

Whānau Ora Community Clinic

GP services located at He Waka Tapu Ōtautahi.

  • $2 per week, for your household!
  • Easy as to sign up.
  • Click here to register. Make sure you make sure you have a photo of your passport or birth certificate to upload.
  • Or call into He Waka Tapu, 161 Pages Rd, Wainoni, Christchurch and fill out the registration form.
  • For more information, see Whānau Ora Community Clinic.

Contact details

Freephone: 0800-HE-WAKA (0800-439-252)

Phone: (03) 373-8150)

Email

Address: 161 Pages Rd, Wainoni, Christchurch

He Waka Tapu website

Purapura Whetu

Services

  • Whānau ora community support – whānau-centred community support mahi assisting those affected by mental health issues to achieve independence.
  • Oranga day activities programmes – daily activities to improve the wellbeing of whānau affected by mental health issues.
  • Tū Pono Connect – brief intervention and support for whānau who have unmet needs with a focus on homelessness, family violence, suicide prevention and bullying.
  • Christchurch Youth Mental Health Service – assessment, treatment and support for rangatahi (13 to 18) who may be facing mental health or drug and alcohol issues.
  • Te Oriori – education and support for parents or caregivers with a focus on infant and child mental health.
  • Mana Ake: Stronger for Tomorrow – promoting wellbeing and positive mental health for children in school years one to eight across Canterbury.
  • Transition to Adulthood – support service for young people in their transition from the statutory care or youth justice system to adulthood.
  • Te Hā Waitaha: Stop Smoking Canterbury – working alongside Te Hā Waitaha: Stop Smoking Canterbury to promote smokefree whānau.
  • Muslim Wellbeing – whānau-centred support for Muslim families living in Christchurch.

Contact details

Phone: 0800-4-WHETU (0800-4-94388) or (03) 379-8001

Address: 166 St Asaph St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch

Purapura Whetu website

Rehua Marae

Services

  • Kaitaka Tupuna o Rehua – kaumātua services.
  • Monthly Rehua Hauora Hui – health promotion for whānau.
  • Rongoā Services – traditional Māori healing.
  • Sorted Kainga Ora Workshops – a programme of workshops to help Māori and Pacific Islanders in New Zealand decide whether they're ready for home ownership. The programme gives whānau the tools to help set goals and put a plan into action to help achieve them.
  • Nursing Service – linked to the kaumātua services.

Contact details

Marae manager: Richard Milner

Phone: (03) 355-5615

Email

Address: 79 Springfield Rd, Saint Albans, Christchurch

Rehua Marae website

Te Kakakura Trust

Services

  • Kaiāwhina Community Support Service – kaupapa Māori community support for those who have a mental health diagnosis.
  • Te Korimako – kaupapa Māori residential rehabilitation service for those who have a mental health diagnosis.
  • Kaumātua and cultural wanaka related programmes.

Contact details

Phone: (03) 379-7200

Email

Address: 90 Fitzgerald Ave, Christchurch Central, Christchurch

Te Kakakura website

Te Puawaitanga ki Ōtautahi Trust

Services

  • Tamariki Ora Well Child checks for pēpē from birth to 5 years.
  • Whānau Mai Kaupapa Māori antenatal education.
  • Antenatal breastfeeding classes.
  • Ūkaipō – connection to pēpi, parenting group.
  • SUDI Prevention – safe sleep education, wahakura and Pēpi-Pod distribution.
  • Breastfeeding advocacy, support groups and peer counsellor training.
  • Rapuora mobile nursing – for people 18 years and over who have or are at risk of heart disease, diabetes or respiratory disease.
  • Healthy Day at the Pā – speakers on health and wellbeing, manaakitanga.
  • Stop smoking practitioner – clinics or come to your work or home.
  • Wahakura Wānanga – learn how to weave a wahakura.
  • Support to access early childhood education or school.
  • Poipoia Te Mokopuna – In the home activities for Māori pēpē (0 to 3 years) supporting the role of whānau as first teachers.
  • Incredible Years Programme – 14 week programme that supports parents to develop knowledge and skills to build positive relationships with their children, 3 to 8 years old.
  • Family Start Programme – early intervention, providing long term support to achieve tamariki and whānau wellbeing goals.
  • Whānau planning.
  • You Matter to Us – Community co-designed targeted prevention and early intervention approach across the East of Ōtautahi.

Contact details

Phone: 0800-66-99-57 or (03) 344-5062

Address: 153 Gilberthorpes Rd, Hei Hei, Christchurch

Te Puawaitanga ki Ōtautahi Trust website

Te Rūnanga o Ngā Maata Waka

Services

  • Mama and Pēpi (mothers and babies) support services.
  • Tai Aranui – marae-based support services for youth at risk of offending, youth who've offended and whānau, incorporating functional family therapy and intensive youth mentoring.
  • Building financial capability services – home and budget advice including Kāinga Ora, a programme designed to help those who want to plan towards purchasing their own home.
  • Whānau Ora – a holistic kaupapa Māori approach to providing health and social services to build the capacity of all New Zealand whānau. Delivered in Ōtautahi, Southland and Kaikōura.
  • Driving services – community-based driving mentors, defensive driving course, driving lessons and education for those wanting learners and restricted licenses.
  • Whānau Resilience – holistic support services for whānau who've experienced low to medium incidents of family violence. Delivered in Ōtautahi and Southland.
  • Integrated Safety Response Rangatahi Specialist – safety response for whānau aged 18 to 25 who've experienced recent low to medium domestic violence or family violence.
  • Transition to Adulthood Services – support and mentoring designed to help youth who've been in care and youth who've offended, transition to independence.
  • Tiaki Tangata – reintegration services for low level offenders upon release from prison. Ōtautahi and Queenstown-Lakes District.
  • Approved Social Housing Provider - four three-bedroom houses on site are used for this.
  • Social Services Education – as a kaupapa Māori private training establishment, delivering a level 4 NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing.
  • Ngā Hau e Whā Marae – Te Rūnanga o Ngā Maata Waka are the current guardians of the Ngā Hau e Whā – our National marae.
  • Guests at the Marae (manuhiri) – agencies and organisations hosted on the marae include:
    • Rangatahi Court
    • Probation Services
    • Community Law
    • Oranga Tamariki
    • Community Justice Panel
    • Te Māramatanga ki Ōtautahi
    • Maori Wardens
    • NZ Police
    • Breast Screening Programme Mobile Unit (at specific times throughout the year).

Contact details

Phone: (03) 382-6628

Address: Ngā Hau e Whā National Marae, 250 Pages Rd, Wainoni, Christchurch

Te Rūnanga o Ngā Maata Waka website

Te Tai o Marokura

Services

  • Free holistic health & wellbeing services for Kaikōura and its surrounding areas.
  • Services provided at the Takahanga Marae office and the clinical office.
  • Make contact if you would like to know more or access the free and confidential services provided.
  • Alcohol & drug and mental health services.
  • Tamariki Ora Well Child service.
  • Mother and Pēpi support service.
  • Whānau Ora services, including navigator support services.
  • Disease state management.
  • Māori disability services.
  • Koroua and kuia early intervention services.

Contact details

Phone: (03) 319-6443 (Takahanga Marae)

Phone: (03) 319-5801 (Clinical office)

Email

Address: Takahanga Tce, Kaikōura (Takahanga Marae)

Address: 4 West End, Kaikōura (Clinical office)

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed August 2020.

Page reference: 74914

Review key: HIMAH-74912