Tumai Ora Whanau Services

Tumai Ora Whanau Services, as the name suggests, provides whanau ora services across East and North Otago encompassing Ka Moeraki me Huirapa Runaka rohe, Waitati, Purakanui and the Waitaki Valley.

Tumai Ora loosely translates as 'taking a stand for the best'. We foster accessibility to service delivery and greater relationships with health and social services in the Otago area.

The key objectives of the service are to ensure existing health professionals and providers are co-ordinated and that Maori are assisted to better utilise the services that are available.

Tumai Ora Whanau Services is available to all of the community.

Development of whanau health plans are for specific conditions and age groups, and are targetted for improvement in health for each whanau. There is a high priority focus on :-
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Hearing
  • Immunisation
  • Smoking
  • Injury
  • Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Oral Health
Our services include
  • Whanau Ora worker
  • One-on-one sessions with whanau to address needs
  • Provision of health information and resources
  • Access to social agencies
  • Home visits - kanohi ki kanohi
If you would like to find out more
Tumai Ora Whanau Services is situated in the heart of Waikouaiti.
Our contact details are:-
Physical Address: 203 Main Road, Waikouaiti
Postal Address: PO Box 446, Dunedin 9054
Phone: 03 465 7651
Cell: 027 296 6955
Freephone: 0800 636 8240
Email: info@tumaiora.co.nz
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Marae:  520 Apes Road, Karitane, Otago - NZ
Office: 121 Grimness St, Karitane, Otago - NZ