Welcome to Turanga Health - a Maori health provider and general practice with 60 staff including one GP and 10 nurses.
Turanga Health is a Maori health provider built on a vision of ‘kia whai oranga-a-whanau mo nga whakatipuranga’ or ‘building family wellness for future generations’.
We offer holistic care for the three Turanga iwi: Ngai Tamanuhiri, Rongowhakaata, and Te Aitanga a Mahaki, and open our door for all patients.
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.
Read more about our programmes.
We have one GP, one practice nurse, and support staff like kaiāwhina, caring for patients who live in the area. Find Turanga Health in Te Karaka at 76 Station Rd, (06) 862 3630.
Historically, Maori have been disadvantaged and over represented in negative statistics of most social areas. The health environment in Turanganui-a-Kiwa is no different. The task set down for Turanga Health is to ensure that improvements in the health status of iwi and Maori are achieved. Read more about Maori health.
It grew and grew and by October 2013 Turanga Health had won the Community Service Excellence Category of the Westpac Gisborne Business Excellence Awards drawing praise from the city’s leaders and cementing its validity as a specialised provider of health services. These days Turanga Health is a leading provider of wraparound health services for over 3000 whanau. Read more about our history.