Support Services & Helplines
Turanga Health is built on a vision of ‘kia whai oranga-a-whanau mo nga whakatipuranga’ – ‘building family wellness for future generations’. The organisation’s mission is to achieve Mauri Ora by engaging with whānau in their whare and in their kainga.
Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Tairāwhiti
Maternity Services available across Tairāwhiti Gisborne – covering pregnancy, lead maternity carers and midwives, options on where to give birth, neonatal unit, quit smoking services, Breastfeeding support, support after having a baby, Maternity Quality and Safety report, Maternity guidelines and Te Hiringa Matua.
Kia Kaha Mama
Go to the Kia Kaha Mama Facebook page for more tautoko (support) during your hapūtanga (pregnancy) and throughout Motherhood. Kaniwa uniquely blends Life Coaching with her Mama/Wahine experiences, a rich upbringing in Matauranga and Tikanga with her Clinical Expertise as a Qualified Midwife, to help Wahine (women) prepare themselves for their journey through Motherhood. She offers a holistic practice with an Indigenous Māori lens and her services are open to any wahine preparing herself for motherhood.
Kaniwa honours the Māori Atua (Goddess) Hine Te Iwaiwa, who guides, supports and protects wahine during pregnancy, childbirth, child rearing, women’s arts and rights.