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Youth Health - Rakatahi Ora

Free confidential youth health services for ages 12 to 25 years

Te Punaka Oraka - Public Health Nursing provide advice and support:

  • To schools on health issues
  • To parents/caregivers of young people
  • To young people at school and community youth health clinics
  • Individual youth well health assessment,  education and health promotion, prevention, and protection
  • Coordinated health care across school, home and other agencies 
  • Home visiting 
  • Communicable disease/ immunisation advice and support
  • School youth health clinics
  • School based year 9 assessments / alternative education assessments (decile 4 schools)
  • Rural community sexual health clinics
  • Contraception
  • Student health assessments
  • Access and support to other services