Te wāhanga ki a matau / What we do

We provide cultural and practical support for Māori patients and whānau while you are an inpatient at Wellington Hospital. We assist by providing whakawhānaungatanga, manaaki and:

  • Manaakitanga, practical help and information for you and your whānau.
  • Connection, bridging the gap between you, your whānau and the medical team.
  • Cultural support.

 

Contact us

 

Who can visit me?



Don Rangi

Ngāti Porou

Māori Chaplain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kapareira Lummis

Ngāti Porou, Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti Kaiārahi tae Pakeke

Māori CNS 

Clinical support for peoples (50 years and over)  health of the older Māori. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pearl Grace Nahi

Ngāti Whātua, Ngāpuhi, Te Aupouri, Ngāi Takoto, Ngāti Kahu, Te Rarawa, Ngāti Paoa-Hauraki

Manaaki Whānau

Support for you and your whānau while you are in hospital

 

 

Alana Cooper

Ngāi Takoto, Te Aupouri, Ngāti Kahu, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Raukawa

Manaaki Whānau

Support for you and your whānau while you are in hospital

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marlin Elkington

Ngati Koata, Ngati Toa Rangatira, Ngai Tahu, Taranaki, Te Atiawa

Manaaki Whānau

Support for you and your whānau while you are in hospital


 

 

 

Kirimoana Pook

Ngati Whakaue, Ngati Tahu Ngati whaoa, Ngati Raukawa & Te Ati Awa

Nurse

Clinical support for tamariki (0-16 years) and their whānau in their health journey.



 

 

 

 

Tuppy Parker

Te Rawawa, Ngāti Kahu, Ngāti Tūwharetoa ki Kawerau, Tūhourangi

Clinical support for patients with complex long-term conditions

 

 


 

 

 

 

Rebecca Solomon

Waikato, Te Arawa, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti  Maniapoto

Social Worker

Supports hapū wāhine during their hapūtanga.

 

 

 

 

 

Phil Hurunui

Ngāti Ruanui, Nga Rauru, Pakakohi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Waikato

Administrator

Administration support for Whānau Care Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jane Patterson

Ngāpuhi

Kaiwhakahaere Ratonga

Supports the team

 

 

 

 

 


Last updated 14 November 2022.