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Tāne Mahuta - Inpatient & Self-Contained Facilities

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type



Wellington, Nelson Marlborough, Tairāwhiti, Hawkes Bay, MidCentral, Wairarapa, Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

We receive referrals from forensic inpatient units in the central region of New Zealand and from the following DHBs’ mental health services: Wairarapa, Hutt Valley, Capital & Coast, Hawke’s Bay, Midcentral, Nelson Malborough and Tairawhiti.


Tāne Mahuta specialises in intensive rehabilitation in an open 14-bed inpatient setting and eight self-contained cottages adjacent to the main building. The cottages range from single to 5-bed accommodation; they provide an environment focused on supporting individual independence and give people the opportunity to experience a flatting situation.

Each person admitted to an inpatient unit has a key worker (usually a nurse) and an associate key worker assigned to them. The key worker is responsible for coordinating the person’s care with the care team. They are usually also assessed by the medical staff on the day of admission, and later, as the need is identified, by other members of the multidisciplinary team.

Usually, at least 2 meetings are held with the family of people admitted to the inpatient unit; the first within the first fortnight for a progress report and the final meeting to clarify discharge planning.

Contact Details

  • Tāwhirimātea

    (04) 918 2515

  • Tāne Mahuta

    027 696 0349

Upper Main Drive
Porirua 5022

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Upper Main Drive
Porirua 5022

This page was last updated at 3:26PM on July 2, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by 3DHB Te Korowai Whāriki - Regional Rehabilitation and Extended Care Inpatient Service.