Kia ora and welcome to Turanga Health - a Maori health provider and general practice with 60 staff including one GP and 10 nurses.
We're on Derby Street, Gisborne, at our general practice in Te Karaka, or out about in the community.
Turanga Health also includes the Vanessa Lowndes Centre; a base for programmes and services for people who experience any kind of disability.
We run dozens of health and wellness programmes helping whanau with smoking cessation, mental health support, nutrition, health and fitness, Well Child services, oral health and prevention of drug and alcohol abuse.
A revolutionary way to get help from a doctor using iPads in schools was been introduced at five Tairāwhiti kohanga last week by 2014 New Zealander of the Year Dr Lance O’Sullivan. Read more.