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Poutiri Trust - Pouwhenua (Community Nursing)

Community Health Service, Kaupapa Māori


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Poutiri Charitable Trust was established in 1997 to contract and develop Māori Health Providers within the Bay of Plenty region to deliver on a variety of health and wellbeing services.

See below for the Community Nursing Services provided under Pouwhenua. Poutiri Charitable Trust also delivers Mental Health and Addiction in Te Puke through our Poutangata Services and a general health and wellbeing service through our Whānau Ora service. 

If you would like to access any of our services, please contact reception for a referral form or more information. 


Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?


Client can self refer through through Marae clinics and education sessions.

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This is a free community-based service to all eligible clients.  You must be a NZ Citizen or Resident to access this service. 


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The nursing service area covers Te Puke, Rangiuru, Manoeka, Pukehina, Pongakawa, Maketu and Otamarakau.

Please refer to Poutiri Wellness Centre listing for our medical centre hours over the Christmas and New Year period.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

Community nursing

  • Asthma
  • Case management
  • CVD self-management education
  • Diabetes
  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Older adult / Kaumātua
  • Oncology
  • Respiratory
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Self management
  • Smoking cessation
  • Wound care

This service provides support for patients living with two or more chronic conditions for example, heart disease, cancer, gout, deep vein thrombosis, and those requiring medication education.

Our nurse provides…


Family / whānau

  • Support

Kaupapa Māori

Screening and prevention

  • Diabetes
  • Rheumatic fever

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Smoking cessation

Pacific Island people

Wheelchair Access



Bay of Plenty


Contact Details

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

35 Commerce Lane
(rear of 74 Jellicoe Street)
Te Puke
Bay Of Plenty 3119

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Street Address

35 Commerce Lane
(rear of 74 Jellicoe Street)
Te Puke
Bay Of Plenty 3119

Postal Address

PO Box 148
Te Puke

This page was last updated at 4:12PM on January 24, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Poutiri Trust - Pouwhenua (Community Nursing).