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NorthAble Matapuna Hauora

Community Health Service


9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.


Nau Mai Haere Mai - Welcome to NorthAble Matapuna Hauora
NorthAble Matapuna Hauora is Northland's primary Disability Resource Centre and has been serving local communities since 25th June 1990.
NorthAble's main office is located in Whangārei, we have a mobile van service to service surrounding areas of Te Tai Tokerau for equipment and information sessions.
We have equipment located at our NorthAble agencies located at Far-North Pharmacy in Kaitaia, and Orrs Pharmacy Maungaturoto where a range of equipment can be looked at before purchasing.
NorthAble Matapuna Hauora also provides disability support and information in the Whangārei, Mid-Far North and Kaipara Districts.
We offer multiple services and supports, from LYNKZ which is our community participation programme, transition services, needs assessment, disability information advisory services (DIAS) and our Equipment Plus (EQ+) store.
NorthAble EQ+ stocks a wide range of daily living aids, scooters, lift chairs, bathroom equipment and much more. We also have hire equipment available as well as a mobile van service operating in the Kaipara, Kawakawa/Kaikohe, Kerikeri, Kaitaia, and Bream Bay regions.
NorthAble Matapuna Hauora can also come and deliver presentations to your local community groups, rest homes, and medical facilities provided by our friendly DIAS consultant. If you would like to find out more, give us a call or pop on down to NorthAble Matapuna Hauora office and have a chat about your requirements.


Older adult / Kaumātua, Adult / Pakeke, Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in


9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Times above are the opening hours of the Whangārei Head Office.

Equipment Plus Shop hours are:

Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 5:00PM 

Closed on public holidays and long weekends


LYNKZ Programme Running Hours

Mon - Thurs   9:00am - 2.00pm


LYNKZ Staff Available Times

Mon-Thurs 2.30pm - 4.00pm

9:00am - 4.00pm

Public Holidays: Closed Northland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Services Provided

Home support

  • Home equipment
  • Needs assessment

NASC Service

Community and Vocational Service (LYNKZ)

Very High Needs Funding Service

Disability Information Service (DIAS)

Navigation Service

Transition Service from Education

Rehab, aged care & disability equipment and daily living…


Injury, illness or disability

  • Aids and equipment
  • Disability support
  • Needs assessment
  • Rehabilitation

Total Mobility Agency

Wheelchair Access




Contact Details

Websites: and

Head Office (Whangarei):
Ph: (09) 430 0988
Freephone: 0508 637 200

40 John St, Whangarei 0110

NorthAble Equipment Plus Shop (Whangarei):
Phone: (09) 430 3469
Freephone: 0508 637 200
Online shop:

Cnr John & Dent Sts, Whangarei 0110

NorthAble Equipment Plus Mobility Van:
Mobile: (027) 453 8797
(or use the Equipment Plus Shop numbers)

LYNKZ Community Participation Programme (Whangarei):
Ph: (09) 430 3470
Freephone: 0508 637 200

65 John St, Whangarei 0110


Equipment Agency Outlets:

Far North Pharmacy
53 Commerce Street
Kaitaia 0410
Ph: 09 408 0851

Unichem Orrs Maungaturoto Pharmacy
144 Hurndall Street East
Maungaturoto 0520 

Postal Address

Head Office:
40 John St
Whangārei 0110

This page was last updated at 11:31AM on January 21, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by NorthAble Matapuna Hauora.