HomeAbout usContact

The Heart of Tokomairiro Waiora Inc.

We provide information and guidance to assist you and your whānau toward a healthier lifestyle.

Te Wawata - Vision

Whānau living healthy, safe and independent lives

Te Taumata - Mission

Tokomairiro Waiora Incorporated will support whānau to achieve healthiy, safe and independent living by providing a holistic service using tikanga Māori practices to address health and social needs.

Ngā Tikanga - Values

Manaakitanga - promotes and reinforces the mana of whānau

Rangatiratanga - supports whānau to be drivers in whānau healthcare

Pukengatanga - recognises rohe resilience in creating a unique Whānau Ora model

Kotahitanga - endorses the active collaboration of whānau, health providers & TWI

Ngā Matapono - Principles

The range of principles guiding the Tokomairiro Waiora Incorporated community in developing the Whānau Ora model is:

Inclusion and Diversity - welcoming the diversity of people and their ideas in growing Whānau Ora.

Integration and Collaboration - working together to achieve Whānau Ora Services

Innovation and Adaptation - working towards and developing best practice for Tokomairiro Waiora Incorporated Services.

High Priority Focus

  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Hearing Checks
  • Immunisation
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Injury Prevention
  • Drug & Alcohol Addiction Services
  • Oral Health

Kaimahi Whanau Ora

One on One sessions with whānau to discuss and develop health plans to address needs

Planned approach to achieve steps to a healthier lifestyle
Follow-up and longer term health service delivery

Information and resources

Co-ordinating community services

Link to social agencies

Home Visits



We can attend appointments at doctors, hospitals, agencies and providers to support you and your whānau.

We offer advocacy support in attending appointments with transport available if required.

Our staff can assist you to make responsible choices that impact positively on your lifestyle.

Providing a safe supportive, caring environment.


Seeking support from regional Māori health providers and community health services:

Lifestyle Changes

Accessing information for At-Risk whānau

On-going Support

Linking referrals to other health services as required.

Hauora Wānanga

Health education and information from a Māori perspective.  Promoting and understanding of the Māori view of health in terms of:

Oranga tinana - physical wellbeing

Oranga wairua - spiritual wellbeing

Oranga hinengaro - mental wellbeing

Oranga whānau - family wellbeing