Tumai Ora Whānau Services

Tumai Ora Whānau Services,provides whānau ora services across East and North Otago encompassing the Moeraki and Huirapa Rūnaka rohe, Waitati, Purakanui and the Waitaki Valley.

Tumai Ora loosely translates as 'taking a stand for the best'. Tumai Ora is about fostering accessibility to service delivery and help to build greater relationships with health and social services in the Otago area.

The key objectives of the services of Tumai Ora are to ensure existing health professionals and providers are available and that Māori are assisted to better utilise the services that are available.

Tumai Ora Whanau Services are available to all of the community.
We operate during the hours of 8.30am - 4.30pm.
If the office is unattended we are contactable by telephone.

Development of whanau health plans are for specific conditions and age groups, and are targeted for improvement in health for each whanau. There is a high priority focus on :-
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Hearing
  • Immunisation
  • Smoking
  • Injury
  • Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Oral Health

Our services include
  • Whānau Ora worker
  • Whānau Ora Navigation
  • One-on-one sessions with whanau
  • Provision of health information and resources
  • Access to social agencies
  • Home visits - kanohi ki kanohi

Tumai Ora Whanau Services are located at:
Waikouaiti Events Centre
Main Road Waikouaiti

You can contact us by:
Phoning - (03) 465 7651 or 0800 636 8240
Email - info@tumaiora.co.nz
Post - P O Box 446, Dunedin, 9054

Consumer rights and responsibilities including a copy of the Health and Disability Commissioners Code of Rights are available here.

Read here about the Complaints Procedure (Informal and formal).

Both of these documents are available upon request.
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