Tumai Ora Whanau Services


Tumai Ora Whānau Services

About us

Tumai Ora Whānau Services provide whānau ora services across East Otago and North Otago encompassing the Moeraki and Huirapa Rūnaka rohe, Waitati, Purakanui and the Waitaki Valley. Tumai Ora loosely translates as ‘taking a stand for the best’ and their aim is to foster accessibility to service delivery and help build greater relationships with health and social services in the Otago area.

The key objectives of the services of Tumai Ora is to ensure existing health professionals and providers are available and that Māori are assisted to better utilise the services that are available to them.

Tumai Ora Whānau Services are available to all of the community.

Development of whānau health plans are for specific conditions and age groups, and are targeted for improvement in the health of each whānau. There is a high priority on:

  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Hearing
  • Immunisation
  • Smoking
  • Injury
  • Drugs
  • Alcohol

Health and disability services we offer

  • Whānau Ora Navigator
  • One-on-one sessions with whānau to address needs
  • Provision of health information and resources
  • Access to social agencies
  • Home visits – kanohi ki kanohi

Our contact details are:-
Physical Address: 5/49 Thames Street, Oamaru.
Postal Address: PO Box 446, Dunedin 9054
Phone: 03 465 7651
Cell: 027 958 5489
Email: info@tumaiora.co.nz
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Contact Us

P 03 465 7300


Marae:  520 Apes Road, Karitane, Otago - NZ
Office: 121 Grimness St, Karitane, Otago - NZ