Te Puke Karanga Hauora is a Māori health provider delivering ‘mobile suitcase’ whānau ora and kaupapa maori mental health services to people who reside within the middle reaches of the Whanganui River and Raetihi. Te Puke Karanga Hauora are responsible for providing a range of general health education and promotion, advisory, liaison and coordination services and activities.
One key objective is to ensure that the activiies of existing health professionals are coordinated and effectively targeted for Māori, and that Māori are assisted to better utilise those services. These health needs are not restricted to medical conditions as it is intended that the goals and strategies address the broader determinants of health, eg, housing, education, poverty, etc.
District health board region
Area we serve
Middle reaches of the Whanganui River / Raetihi
Primary Health Organisation
Te Oranganui Iwi Health Authority