Kaupapa Maori Health Care Services
in Te Puna, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.
07 552 4573

Who we are / Ko wai mātou

Our kaimahi at Pirirakau Hauora are dedicated to providing whānau/clients with individual personalised services that will ultimately achieve wellbeing for Pirirakau Uri and our community.

Pirirakau Hauora is affiliated to NMO (Nga Mataapuna Oranga), the only Māori PHO (Primary Health Organisation) in the Tauranga area.
We are governed by a Board of Trustees made up of representatives from our hapū.



Pirirakau Hauora holds certification under NZ Health & Disability Sector Standards including Mental Health. This means our whānau/clients have the reassurance that Pirirakau Hauora can deliver services to a high level of performance and competency.  

Pirirakau Hauora also holds Cornerstone Accreditation which means we have met the high standards set by the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners and ensures our whānau/clients will receive high quality of care.

Our current contracts:

With Nga Mataapuna Oranga PHO
- GP Service
- Tamariki/Rangatahi Mental Health Service
- Adult Mental Health Service
- Community Nursing
- NASC Whānau Ora Coordination
- Te Ha Ora Kaupapa Maori Antenatal Classes
- Respite Flexi Care

MOH Public Health Directorate
- Tu Pou Tahi Rangatahi Health & Wellbeing Programme

- Whānau Ora Service

In Partnership with Vision West and NMO under the umbrella of Western Bay Homecare
- Home & Community Support Services

Ministry of Social Development
- OSCAR Holiday Programme

Department of Corrections
- Community based Tikanga Programmes

We operate under the following legislation:

Privacy Act 1993
Employment Relations Act 2000
Code of Health & Disability Services Consumers Rights 1996
Health & Disabilities Standards 2002
Mental Health Standards 2001
Occupational Safety & Health


Our Board of Trustees members are:

Janice Kuka (Chairperson)
Frank Borell
Colleen Leef
Tame Kuka
Harold Rawson




Donna Motutere is the Manager of Pirirakau Hauora and has a large team helping to deliver the various services offered.

Contact Details:
Phone:  (07) 552 4573 extn 701
Mobile:  027 612 6560
Email:   manager@pirirakauhauora.org.nz