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Maketu Health & Social Services

Social Service, Community Health, Kaupapa Māori



Maketu Health and Social Services' kaupapa is to develop, promote, purchase and/or provide culturally appropriate programmes and services that will enhance the health and welfare of the people of Maketu and the surrounding districts.

Services include:

  • Rangatahi Maia - youth development service
  • Ahi Ora - substance abuse programme
  • Te Arawa Whānau Ora - support service assisting whānau
  • Whānau Ora - support service for mental health 
  • Mate Huka - community based diabetes programme
  • Kaumātua Day Programmes - lifestyle and recreational day programme for Koroua and Kuia
  • Tāne Programme - mens programme aimed at ending domestic violence offending
  • Wahine Programme - adult safety programme promoting protection of wahine subjected to domestic violence

Read more about these services below

Maektu Health and Social Services also provides a number of external services to the community including: Inland Revenue, Pouwhenua Clinic, Baywide Community Law Service, Hearing Clinic, Cervical Screening, Budgeting Programmes, Parenting Programmes. 


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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral


No charges apply


Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), 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).

Services Provided

Rangatahi Maia

Rangatahi Maia is our youth development service where young people in Maketu can participate in organised, safe and fun activities that see them engaged with and valued by their community.…


Ahi Ora

The Ahi Ora programme aims to reduce rangatahi substance abuse by focusing and supporting the strengths of individuals to reviatalise their wellbeing and resilience.

This programme is available to youth…


Te Arawa Whānau Ora

The Te Arawa Whānau Ora services is a support service which assists whānau to achieve and succeed in their goals whilst developing skills to lead independent and healthy lifestyles.



Whānau Ora

Whānau Ora is a kaupapa Māori mental health and support service for adults and their whānau who are living independently within the community.

Whānau Ora is a strength based approach…


Mate Huka

The Mate Huka service is a community based kaupapa Māori diabetes programme for Type 1 and 2 diabetics and their whānau.

The service aims to educate, inform and support tangata…


Kaumātua Day Programme

The Kaumātua Day Programme is an enjoyable lifestyle and recreational day programme for Koroua and Kuia, run weekly on a Tuesday and Thursday.

The Kaumātua Day Programme provides activities, education…


He Waa Me Te Waa Mo Nga Tane

He Waa Me Te Waa Mo Nga Tāne is a 17 session tikanga based mens programme aimed at ending domestic violence offending.

The programme aims to increase the understanding of…


He Waa Me Te Waa No Nga Wahine

He Waa Me Te Waa No Nga Wahine is an Adult Safety Programme which promotes the protection of wahine subjected to domestic violence.

The programme aims to build resilience within…


Abuse and violence

  • Care and protection
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Victim support

Cultural support

  • Kaupapa Māori

Kaupapa Māori


  • Parenting education

Social work

Supporting financial independence


Legal / civil services

  • Legal advice

Child / Tamariki

Community nursing

  • Cervical screening
  • Diabetes
  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Self management

Family / whānau

  • Parenting education
  • Whānau Ora

Injury, illness or disability

  • Foot care
  • Self management

Kaupapa Māori

  • Whānau Ora

Mother and child / Māmā and pēpi

Older adult / Kaumātua

Screening and prevention

  • Cervical screening
  • Diabetes

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Foot care

Whānau Ora

  • Kaupapa Māori

Youth / Rangatahi


Bay of Plenty, Lakes

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3 Little Waihi Road
Paengaroa 3189

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3 Little Waihi Road
Paengaroa 3189

This page was last updated at 9:33AM on February 22, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Maketu Health & Social Services.