Services Provided

Aukati Kai Paipa (AKP)- Quit Smoking Service

This is a cessation service for those that wish to quit smoking.  This is provided through individual and group support by two AKP workers. Because Tobacco is a dominant killer for Māori, this service and a Smoke-free kaupapa is a priority for Te Kupenga Hauora–Ahuriri. Contact our staff today to access this support and start your journey to being smoke-free and better overall well being. (06 835 1840) Aukati Kai Paipa Staff   Elizabeth

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Breast and Cervical Screening Support

This service provides one on one support for priority women who are overdue for a breast and or cervical screen. TeKupenga Hauora – Ahuriri provides a range of support to encourage priority women to attend appoitments and can also complete smear taking by a qualified clinician if needed. Contact us on (06 835 1840) for more information on this service.   Debbie Weinert – Registered Nurse Ko Waipahihi te marae, ko Ngāti Hinerau te hapū,

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Dental Health Education

This programme is aimed at improving the oral health of children in the Napier area. It involves: Working with whanau to ensure they understand the value of the school dental service Facilitating early enrollment into the school dental service Monitoring dental service access   Daveda Wainohu – Dental Health Educator Daveda’s iwi affiliations include Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Rongomaiwahine, Ngāti Pahauwera me Ngāti Kahungunu.

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Family Start

A confidential, in-home service working with families of un-born or new-born babies under 12 months old living in Napier. The aim is to strengthen your family and prepare for the future. Contact any of our staff below for more information on this FREE service.   Family Start Staff   Emma Katene- Family Start Service Manager Emma hails from Taranaki, Ngāti Ruanui is her iwi.  She has been working for Te Kupenga Hauora-Ahuriri since 2010.

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Kia Piki te Ora- Suicide Prevention

This programme promotes community action and coordination across all sectors in order to create positive impact on the health and well being of taitamariki Māori by raising the awareness of suicide prevention. Contact our staff below if you have any questions or want to access this support. He tautoko mātau Te Whare Tapa Whā mo te hinengaro, tinana, wairua me whānau.  Kāore kau te whakamomori, kōrero mai tātou. We support the concept that

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Mobile Primary Nursing and Health Promotion

 

Registered Nurses provides general community health and professional nursing care. This work may be  supported by a Kaiāwhina. Their role is to support whānau or individuals with any social issues identified as obstacles to achieving improved health and well being.   Health education, promotion and assessments are available on topics/conditions such as: Heart disease Asthma Strokes Cancer Diabetes Unintentional injuries Nutrition Free checks

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School Based Nursing

A Registered Nurse will provide professional support and health care to tamariki and rangatahi aged between five and twelve years old who attend a decile 1 kura in Napier.  Our School Based Nursing Service aims to assist tamariki and rangatahi to gain access to health services and also to assist in reducing inequalities. Services that will be provided are but are not limited to:   Assessments and referrals to appropriate services e.g. Health

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Social Workers in Schools

This programme works with children, parents and schools to provide one-on-one social support and advocacy in the school environment. Courses in developing self-esteem, making the right choices and coping with unresolved issues are also available as a part of this programme.   Social Workers in Schools Staff   Verna Huata Verna is from Omahu and affiliates to Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Tūwharetoa , Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Arawa and Tūhoe.

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Whānau Ora

Whānau Ora is an inclusive interagency approach to providing health and social services to build the capacity of all New Zealand families in need. It empowers whānau as a whole rather than focusing separately on individual family members and their problems. Some whānau will want to come up with their own ways of improving their lives and may want to work on this with a hapū, iwi or a non-government organisation (NGO). Other whānau will want

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Youth Services

This is a new initiative being funded by the Ministry of Social Development to provide a case managed approach for youth who are no longer in school, unemployed and demonstrate a high chance of becoming dependent on the welfare system, long term. The programme will support youth to gain all the necessary skills and qualifications to support independence in the future.   Youth Services Staff   Parris ‘Get Out of my Way’ Greening- Social

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