We work FOR people with PEOPLE
Are you missing out on FREE health & social services that would benefit you and your family?
Community Health Worker
Who is this service for?
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
The Social Work Advocate provides assistance and support in areas such as:
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
Podiatrist Susan Kingi is a qualified Foot Specialist.
What services does she provide?
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.
The no cost Transport Service is provided as a means of increasing access to GP and Hospital Health Care.
Who can use this service?
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.
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 10.am-11.00am. Please make enquiries with Justine.
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
Joanne Tangiiau, Social Work Advocate
Te Awhina Riwaka, Mirimiri
Charmaine Matiaha, Waka Ama
For more information on the services above, Transport or to make an appointment please contact Debbie on (04) 568 3981.
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