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Social Services

Community Health Worker

Podiatrist Susan Kingi
Susan Kingi
  • Health Support and Advocacy
  • Referral Advice and Assistance

Who is this service for?

  • Hutt Valley PHO enrolled population
  • Maori, Pacific Islanders and low income

Our health worker is very committed to assisting you with your health issues. She will advise regarding the best option for your health issue and if required support you to gain access by way of transport etc.

Social Work Advocate

Social Work Advocate Joanne Tangiiau
Social Work Advocate
Joanne Tangiiau

The Social Work Advocate provides assistance and support in areas such as:

  • Housing NZ
  • Employment
  • Food Bank
  • WINZ
  • Family Support
  • Budgeting
  • Legal Services

Joanne has huge experience as a community support worker. She is committed to working alongside you to achieve the best possible result regarding your concern or problem.

Health and Social Services are provided Mon to Fri 9.00-4.00pm

Health Services


Podiatrist Susan Kingi is a qualified Foot Specialist.

What services does she provide?

  • Treats Callouses and Sore Feet
  • Trims Nails

Does the service cost?

This service is free for Diabetics of Valley PHO and $28.00 for everyone else.

Clinics are held monthly. Please ring for specific dates. Bookings are essential.

Free transport

The no cost Transport Service is provided as a means of increasing access to GP and Hospital Health Care.

Who can use this service?

  • Hutt Valley PHO enrolled population
  • Maori, Pacific Islanders and low income

This service is free and is provided Mon to Fri 8.30am - 4.00pm

Free soup and bread

Hot Soup is provided every Wednesday at no cost for children out from school and parents are welcome too.

When available we provide free bread on Tuesday and Thursday at the office.

Mirimiri & Rongoa

Mirimiri is massage that works from a Warier Maori perspective. This service is for all people particularly those who have aching muscles. Rongoa is natural remedies from our own forests and trees. Te Awhina is a tohunga specialist in this area and has weekly clinics. There is no cost, however a contribution to a shared lunch is appreciated and transport is available.

Mirimiri & Rongoa runs every Thursday's 10 am-2.00pm Please make enquiries with Justine.

Fitness Services

Community Exercise

Tai Chi classes are held at Muturangi Whare.

This is a great start for anyone who wishes to get into a fitness routine and welcomes any age, size or fitness level. There are no costs and transport is available.

Classes are held every Friday Please make enquiries with Justine.

Waka Ama

What is Waka Ama?

Waka Ama is paddling out rigger canoes. We teach water safety, self confidence, whakawhanaungatanga, navigation, waiata, fitness auahi kore and nutrition. respect for the sea.

Who is Waka Ama far?

Waka Ama is open to all fitness levels and ages.

Training runs weekly Tues 3.45pm - 5.30pm


Social Services

Joanne Tangiiau, Social Work Advocate
Phone (04)939 7858
Mobile 021 02433991
joanne.tangiiau (at) muturangi-hauora • co • nz

Health Services

Te Awhina Riwaka, Mirimiri
Joy Kaumoana, Transport
Susan Kingi, Podiatry
Helen Kelly
, Outreach Nurse

Fitness Services

Charmaine Matiaha, Waka Ama

For more information on the services above, Transport or to make an appointment please contact Debbie on (04) 568 3981.

Many thanks to our sponsors

  • Valley PHO
  • Hutt Valley DHB
  • Maori District Council
  • Maori Legal Services
  • Ministry of Health
  • Hutt City Council
  • and to the many volunteers, kaumatua and supporters from the local community who have given of their skills, donations and time to the cause of assisting others in need.

Nga mihi nui kia koutou katoa.

99 Randwick Rd, Moera, Lower Hutt,
Ph (04) 939-7858

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