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Tokomairiro Waiora Inc

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    Tokomairiro Waiora Incorporated is a Kaupapa Māori Health Sevice providing Whānau Ora services in the South Otago rohe. We support whānau to achieve healthy, safe and independent living by providing a holistic service using tikanga Māori practices to address health and social needs.

    Our service is focused on Māori health but is open to all ethnicities. The key objective is to ensure existing health professionals and social services are coordinated and that Māori are assisted to better utilise the services that are available.


    Procedures / Treatments

    • Kaupapa Māori
    • Whanau Ora
    • Health Services

      Our focus is on the following high priority areas

      • Diabetes
      • Asthma
      • Hearing Checks
      • Immunisation
      • Smoking Cessation
      • Injury Prevention
      • Drug & Alcohol Addiction Services
      • Oral Health


      We will provide / Kaimahi Whanau Ora:

      • One-on-one sessions with whānau to discuss and develop health plans to address needs
      • Planned approach to achieve steps to a healthier lifestyle
      • Follow-up and longer term health service delivery
      • Information and resources
      • Co-ordinating community services
      • Link to social agencies
      • Home visits


      How we can help:


      • We can attend appointments at doctors, hospitals, agencies and providers to support you and your whānau
      • We offer advocacy support in attending appointments
      • Our staff can assist you to make responsible choices that impact positively on your lifestyle
      • Provide a safe supportive, caring environment


      Seek support from regional Māori health providers and community health services to:

      • Encourage lifestyle changes
      • Access information for at-risk whānau
      • Provide ongoing support
      • Link referrals to other health services as required

      Hauora Wānanga

      Health education and information from a Māori perspective.  Promoting and understanding of the Māori view of health in terms of:

      • Oranga tinana - physical wellbeing
      • Oranga wairua - spiritual wellbeing
      • Oranga hinengaro - mental wellbeing
      • Oranga whānau - family wellbeing


    Our services are free to New Zealand citizens