Primary Health & Medical
Provides quality healthcare for all ages through two medical practices based in Whanganui and Waverley as well as providing a number of other services that aim to provide healthy lifestyle options for whānau and community.
Medical Centre: Te Oranganui Medical Centre is a well-established practice that offers family friendly centers located in both central Whanganui and the rural township of Waverley, South Taranaki. Cornerstone accredited, we offer a full range of medicine and general practice services and have an experienced team of doctors, nurses and administrative staff who work hard to provide a caring service to all our patients.
Community Nurses: Te Oranganui has an experiences team of community based nurses who specialize in:
Before school hearing and vision checks
Tamariki Ora/Well Child
Long Term Conditions
Our Hearing and Vision Technician provides screening for 4 year olds in Kōhanga Reo. We also have a Tamariki Ora / Well Child Nurse who provides home based health checks, education and follow up support services to all tamariki from birth to 3 years and their whānau.
In our community we have a Long term Conditions Nurse providing case management of patients with complex social and long term medical conditions.
Traditional Rongoa Māori: Te Oranganui is home to Traditional Rongoa Māori services which operate from the Te Oranganui campus on Campbell Street. This is a free service available to all registered and non-registered clients of Te Oranganui.
Quit Smoking: Ngā Taura Tūhono - Regional Stop Smoking Service. This service provides support to whānau across the Whanganui, Waimarino and Rangitīikei regions. We offer safe and effective
treatment options, support for pregnant women, free patches, gum and lozenges as well as advice and referrals to other prescription only medication. For planning and support, please call us on 0800 200 249
Te Kaiwhakakaha: Te Kaiwhakakaha is a program specialising in promoting healthy living through physical activity and good nutrition. The priority is supporting sedentary whānau whose lifestyle puts at risk theirs and their whānau health and wellbeing. The team provide a Whānau Ora approach so we are not dealing with symptoms in isolation but rather providing a holistic approach to whānau wellbeing. Our team provides one on one support to these whānau from pēpē to kaumātua.
For more information or to register for any of these services, please call our
Medical Centre on 06 349 0037