Nau Mai, Haere Mai - Welcome to Hauora Hokianga

Annual Report 2020

If you would like to know more about our Trust, Hauora Hokianga, our aspirations, and how and what we did in the 2019/2020 year, please download our recently published Annual Report and audited accounts by clicking on the cover image below.

Community Meetings 2020

We have now finished our annual round of community consultation meetings. It was an opportunity for community to hear about what has been achieved in the year to 30 June 2020, and also for the Trust to receive thoughts and ideas as we look to the years ahead for Hauora Hokianga. In each community one of the two trustees stood down and nominations for the position were received. The following people were elected by their communities:

BroadwoodPat Irvine - reconfirmed
PawarengaElizabeth Warr - reconfirmed
PanguruDavid Mules - reconfirmed
Mangamuka BridgeBetty Harris - reconfirmed
KohukohuCelia Henry - elected
HorekeVicky Brown - reconfirmed
TahekeAda Brown - reconfirmed
WaimamakuHiku Cherrington - elected
OmapereGilda Hessell - elected
RaweneJessie McVeagh - elected

Thank you to everyone who attended and gave us your feedback and ideas for the future. If you could not attend, and wish to contribute to the feedback, please download our questionnaire, and either print it out and return it to your local clinic, or complete the form on your computer and email back to the address on the form.

The newly elected trustees will be recommended for ratification by the Trust at The Annual General Meeting for 2020 which will be held at 9.30 am, Tuesday 24 November, at Whare Matauranga, Rawene.

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.

Nurse Practitioner

We have a new vacancy for a Nurse Practitioner position. For further information please go to the NZLocums website below.

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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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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 »