Tamariki Ora/Well Child is a FREE service offered to ALL children living in New Zealand from birth to 5 years (regardless of their visa status). Tamariki Ora/Well Child services can support you to protect and improve your child’s health so he/she can grow and develop to their full potential.
How can the Tamariki Ora/Well Child service help you and your child?
Health and development assessments
Providing reassurance that your child is developing normally through growth and development assessments and informing you about other services to keep your child healthy.
Care and support for families/whanauSupporting and helping you and your family/whanau to identify your needs as you care for your child and linking you with community and other services
Health and Education
Supporting you to increase your family/whanau knowledge and skill to respond to your child’s needs at the different stages of the development
The Tamariki Ora service at Ngati Whatua Orakei
Our team provides FREE services supporting family/whanau from ALL backgrounds residing in the Auckland District Health Board area, with a priority focus for whanau of Maori or Pacific descent, teenage mama and 1st time mama.
Our team of experienced community nurses and health workers work with mama, papa, baby and ALL their whanau from pregnancy and up until their child is 4yrs. Visits are completed at your home or you can come to our community clinic.
Our team can assist you to access local health and community services including:
• Maori Midwifery Team
• Community Midwifery Team or Lead maternity carer (LMC)
• Child birth/antenatal education
• Breastfeeding education and support
• Immunisation education and support
• Safe Sleep education and wahakura
• Aroha in action support
• Positive parenting support/programs
• Rongoa Maori
• Home and community support services
• Smoking Cessation support services
• Social support services
Our Tamariki Ora team are available:
Monday to Friday from 8.30am-4pm (except statutory holidays)
Please contact us on…
Tamariki Ora Team
P: 09 528 1700
F: 09 521 0738
7/260 Apirana Avenue
Glen Innes Auckland 1072
P O Box 18 303, Glen Innes, Auckland 1743
Glen Innes Health Centre
P: 09 578 0941 ext 2
F: 09 521 0738