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

  • Ask your health professional to make a referral
  • Email us at wcs@ccdhb.org.nz or phone 04 806 0948
  • Visit us in the Cultural Care Centre on Level 2 of Wellington Regional Hospital

 

Who can visit me?

 

Don Rangi

Ngāti Porou

Māori Chaplain

 

 

 

 

 

Pearl Grace Nahi

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

Manaaki Whānau

Supporting you and your  whānau while you are in hospital

 

 

 

Alana Cooper

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

Manaaki Whānau

Supporting you and your  whānau while you are in hospital

 

 


 

Kirimoana Pook

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

Supports tamariki (0-16) and their whānau in their health journey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuppy Parker

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

Supports patients with complex longterm conditions

 

 


 

 

 

Phil Hurunui

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

Administration support for Whānau Care Services

 

 

 

 

 

Jane Patterson

Ngāpuhi

Supports the team

 

Last updated 30 March 2022.