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Mental Health & Addictions Service, Kaupapa Māori


Te Whare Oranga Ngakau - Alcohol and Other Drugs Residential Service

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Residential alcohol & other drug treatment


Wellington, North Auckland, East Auckland, Northland, Central Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes, Tairāwhiti, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay, Whanganui, MidCentral, West Auckland, Wairarapa, South Auckland, Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

If you would like more information about Te Whare Oranga Ngakau or would like to make a referral please phone us on (07) 348 3586 or email 

Entry criteria:

  • 18+ and living in the Midlands region, although we can take referrals for methamphetamine treatment from across the North Island
  • have a primary alcohol and/or drug problem
  • have a stable physical and mental health status
  • be motivated to complete a 12 week drug and alcohol programme
  • have an identified community AOD worker
  • is open to a kaupapa Māori approach

The documents below may be useful as background reading when making a referral.


Te Whare Oranga Ngakau is a Kaupapa Māori alcohol and drug residential service.

Over a 12 week programme, whānau are supported through exploration of whakapapa, tikanga and purakau to better develop the necessary skillsets to live a life free of alcohol & other substance related harm.  Group work and individual interventions are part of the programme.  

We work with a broad range of whānau from across Aotearoa.  If you are interested in learning more about what is offered, please make contact. 

Contact Details

Level 1, 1154 Hinemoa Street
Hinemoa Tower
Bay Of Plenty, 3010

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Level 1, 1154 Hinemoa Street
Hinemoa Tower
Bay Of Plenty, 3010

This page was last updated at 2:17PM on November 10, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Utuhina Manaaki Ora.