Nau Mai, Haere Mai - Welcome to Hauora Hokianga

Community Meetings 2020

Our community consultation meetings will be held from 19 to 22 October. This is your opportunity to hear about what was been achieved in the year to 30 June 2020, and also to give us your thoughts and ideas as we look to the years ahead for Hauora Hokianga. Copies of the Annual Report will be available at the meeting. In each community one of the two trustees stands down and may seek re-election. The following people have been nominated to represent their communities on the Trust Board:

BroadwoodPat irvine (with one vacant seat)
PawarengaElizabeth Warr
PanguruDavid Mules
Mangamuka BridgeBetty Harris
KohukohuCelia Henry, Adelaide Wallace, Pani Hauraki
HorekeVicky Brown (with one vacant seat)
TahekeAda Brown, Lorraine Cassidy
WaimamakuRuroa Hau, Hiku Cherrington
OmapereGilda Hessell, Ruroa Hau
RaweneMoriana Wynyard, Jessie McVeagh

This year we especially want to encourage some discussion about the future direction of our service delivery, and get views from a wide range of our community. Questionnaires will be available at the clinics, with your trustees, at the meetings, or can be downloaded here.

For further information about the meeting in your area please contact your local Hokianga Health trustee. The Trust’s Annual General Meeting for 2020 will be held Tuesday 24 November.

These are the dates, times and venues for our remaing meetings this week:

Wednesday 21 OctoberWaimamaku1.00pmWaimamaku Hall
Omapere3.30pmOpononi Memorial Hall
Thursday 22 OctoberTaheke1.30pmTaheke Clinic
Rawene4.00pmWhare Matauranga, Hokianga Hospital

Hauora Hokianga Services

The Hokianga model of healthcare has its foundation in what was known as the Hokianga Special Medical Area (1941-1993) which was developed under the visionary leadership of the legendary Dr George McCall Smith.

Comprehensive healthcare services are provided at Rawene Hospital / Urgent Care Service and ten community clinics located throughout the remote rural communities of Hokianga by an integrated multi-disciplinary team of health practitioners and support staff.

Rawene (or Hokianga) Hospital is one of Northland's Public Hospital services funded by and provided in conjunction with Northland District Health Board.

Generalist community health nurses cover the full range of nursing services in close association with general practitioners who also cover the medical management of the Hokianga / Rawene Hospital under the Rural Hospital Medicine scope of practice.

Enhanced primary care and disability support services are woven together to create a seamless and efficient model where the needs of patients, whanau, and community are at the centre of care and where barriers to access, such as cost and distance are minimised.

Each component of the integrated service encourages, shares, and supports well-being through self, whanau, and community knowledge and practice, including Rongoā​ Maori as the primary focus.

All of the services, including general practice clinics, are provided at no cost at the point of care for enrolled patients.

Hauora Hokianga offers the following broad categories of service:

Inpatient Hospital Services
Primary Care Services
Disability Support Services
Maternity Services
Mental Health Services
Rongoā Maori, Community Development, Public Health, and Health Promotion

Primary health care services are provided in association with Mahitahi Hauora PHO and the hospital, community, maternity, disability support, public health, mental health and oral health services in association with Northland District Health Board (DHB).

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Community Consultation Questionnaire 2020

At our community meetings this year, we are seeking feedback from the communty on your aspirations for Hauora Hokianga. If you cannot make the meeting or would prefer to give us feedback on paper, please download this form, fill out the details and email or post back to us.

Consultation Questionnaire »

Keep Up-to-date

Visit our facebook page for the most up to date information about Hauora Hokianga and what we and others are currently doing.

Please check out our latest community newsletter.

General Practitioner / Rural Hospital Doctor

We are seeking a doctor confident in working in our rural setting across primary and hospital care. This salaried position offers a unique opportunity to be immersed in a special community and its culture - providing a satisfying aspect to holistic practice, along with a balanced lifestyle.

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Community Suport Worker

We are looking for a passionate and motivated Community Support Worker with a National Certificate in Mental Health, Level 4.

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Registered Nurse opportunity

Are you an experienced Registered Nurse looking for a challenging but rewarding role in a unique and highly collegial environment? Then Hokianga Health would like to hear from you.

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News and Upcoming Events

If you would like to read more about our latest news and current activities, please check out our latest community newsletter, or visit our active facebook page.

Community Newsletter »

Recruitment Video

If you are considering a position at Hokianga Health, we have produced this video to give you a sense of the place and working environment. Acknowledgments to our former radiographer, Kim Lewis for her work in making this.

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Hokianga Health Enterprise Trust

is a community organisation, owned and governed by the people of Hokianga, that provides a comprehensive range of health services to enrolled people who reside within and around the Hokianga area of Northland, New Zealand.

If you wish to enrol with us, please enquire at one of our health clinics or download and return our form below.

Enrolment Form » About Us »