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Manaaki Ora Trust - Tipu Ora

Community Health Service, Kaupapa Māori, Social


Manaaki Ora Trust was formed in 2012 by the amalgamation of Tipu Ora Charitable Trust and Te Utuhina Manaakitanga.

Tipu Ora provides a wide range of primary health, social and education services accessible to all people living in the Rotorua district area. Tipu Ora’s Education service operates nationally from Rotorua up to Whangārei and down to Christchurch.

We focus on the health and wellbeing needs of children, their whānau and their extended whānau. Tipu Ora has an integrated approach to its service delivery to its clients. This means that clients receive a continuum of care, according to their needs, over time and across a range of Tipu Ora’s services.

Services provided are:

How do I access this service?

Referral, Contact us, Walk in


Most services are free but please contact us to discuss further.

Languages Spoken

Māori, English

Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Anger management
  • Care and protection
  • Tipu Ora Elder Abuse Rapid Response (EARR) service - a free service currently being delivered in Whakatāne District, Western Bay of Plenty District and Taupō District to address the immediate…



  • Alcohol
  • Drug
  • Smoking cessation



  • Te Utuhina Manaakitanga provides free, confidential alcohol and other drug one-to-one counselling for individuals, whānau/family and friends. Read more here

Pregnancy and parenting

  • Well Child Tamariki Ora - FREE service, where we work alongside whānau in your home with a focus on the health and wellbeing of your tamaiti/child.


Child / Tamariki

Family / whānau

  • Parenting education
  • Postnatal support
  • Support
  • Whānau Ora

Kaupapa Māori

  • Whānau Ora

Mother and child / Māmā and pēpi

  • Breast feeding
  • Health checks
  • Immunisation
  • Parenting education
  • Postnatal support
  • Pregnancy
  • Young mums
  • Teen Parents - a FREE service providing teenage parents with intensive case management focused on ensuring a highly tailored continuum of care you and your children. 

Older adult / Kaumātua

Whānau Ora

  • Kaupapa Māori

Abuse and violence

  • Elder abuse

Kaupapa Māori

Wheelchair Access




Contact Details

This page was last updated at 1:53PM on October 1, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Manaaki Ora Trust - Tipu Ora.