About Te Piki Oranga

Te Piki Oranga is the leading provider of Māori wellness services in Te Tauihu o Te Waka-a-Māui (Nelson/Tasman/Marlborough).

Qualified kaimahi provide a wide range of free, confidential services and cultural support, designed by Māori, for Māori.

They work from health hubs in Wairau, Whakatū, and Motueka, and also bring services closer to home with mobile outreach clinics and home visits.


TPO Services:

Te Puna Hauora

The kaupapa of Te Puna Hauora is to support the self-management of long-term conditions such as lung disease, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Te Piki Oranga nurses, social workers, counsellors, navigators and allied health workers offer an integrated service, placing whānau at the centre.


Ngā Pūkenga Manaaki Hauora Hinengaro mō ngā Tamariki me ngā Rangatahi / Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Mental health clinicians offer a mana-enhancing service for tamariki and rangatahi and their whānau. They take a kaupapa Māori strength-based approach to prevention, assessment and diagnosis, treatment and therapy.


Te Puna Hononga - Waipiro me ērā atu taukino / Alcohol and Other Drug Specialist Services

Te Piki Oranga supports people and whānau harmed by alcohol and other drugs through assessment, treatment and referral to other services.

Their counsellors offer integrated care for people who also have mental health needs. They have a focus on recovery and reducing the risk of relapse.


Well Child Tamariki Ora

Specialist Tamariki Ora nurses support the whānau of pēpi and young tamariki up to age five. Services include childhood immunisation, breastfeeding support, advice on safe sleeping, ensuring a smoke-free environment and B4 School Checks.

They also offer health and wellbeing advice to whānau to support them through the early days and years of raising their tamariki.


Breastfeeding support

Te Piki Oranga can refer māmā to a specialised lactation consultant. Breastfeeding support is also provided by their Tamariki Ora nurses or a lead maternity carer (midwife) and a referral will be made to a lactation specialist when māmā needs more support.


Te Hā Aukati Kaipaipa 

Te Piki Oranga kaupapa Māori ‘quit coaches’ offer individual or group sessions to help people become and stay smoke-free. This includes nicotine replacement therapy.

They provide special support for hapū (pregnant) wahine and will support tāne and other whānau members to become smoke-free before pēpi is born.


Te Pae Oranga Iwi community panels

Te Pae Oranga offers an alternative to court proceedings for some types of offending. Police provide the three-person panel with a summary of the facts and the panel then works with all parties to decide a course of remedial action.


Ngā Pūkenga Manaaki Hauora ki te Koroua me Kuia / Early Intervention Services for Older People

Te Piki Oranga offers whakawhānaungatanga and physical activities for koroua and kuia, aged 55 and older. They also help older people access other health and well-being services.

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How to refer

To access healthcare services for yourself, whānau or client:

Phone: 0800 ORANGA (672642)

Email: [email protected]

Online referral form: www.tpo.org.nz/refer-someone

Visit one of our health hubs, listed here: www.tpo.org.nz/contact-us