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Child Development Service Southland Murihiku

Nau Mai Haere Mai, Welcome to the Child Development Service Southland / Ratoka Whakapuāwai Tamaiti Murihiku

Our Mission is to work with you and your child, on a journey that is important to you.  

Working together with you and your child / E mahi tahi ana me koe me  tamaiti  

Our Values  

  • Whanaungatanga – building relationships through cultural respect, connections and working in partnership with children, their families/whānau to provide truly person-centred care 

  • Skilled professionals working in a fun and caring way 

  • Manaakitanga - learning from, supporting and empowering our families  

  • Promoting participation 

  • Advocating for children and their whānau 


Physical Address: 
Child Development Service / Ratoka Whakapuāwai Tamaiti
Therapies Department Te Whatu Ora 
Kew Road Gate 3 entrance 
Invercargill, 9812 

Postal Address:
P.O Box 828, Invercargill
Te Whatu Ora Southern
Kew Road Gate 3 entrance

Therapies Services | Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm | 03 214 5740 

03 218 1949 (main hospital line) ext 48866 
Or 0800 524 524 ext 48866 where you can leave a message 
Or email us on  

Service Manager: Fiona Morse 

Where to find us 

Child Development Service Map