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Koputai Lodge Trust

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Planned Adult Respite

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type



Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Waitaki

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To access this service for the first time, referral must come via Needs Assessment from an approved organisation. These include Southern DHB - Mental Health Needs Assessment & Service Co-ordination Service, Synergy Wellness and Kakakura Health Services. The Needs Assessment will establish eligibility for entry and duration of stay.

People who have previously stayed in respite can self-refer for future stays.


Koputai has two respite beds. People visit the Lodge for a therapeutic break and to enjoy the delights of Port Chalmers.

Koputai Lodge is a boutique service. A quiet and restful place to come for respite.  Providing great food and company with close proximity to cafes, galleries and bush walks.  All food, linen and toiletries are provided.

Contact Details

41 Ajax Road, Port Chalmers

Dunedin - South Otago

8:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

41 Ajax Road
Port Chalmers
Otago 9023

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41 Ajax Road
Port Chalmers
Otago 9023

This page was last updated at 2:50PM on May 12, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Koputai Lodge Trust.