Pictured back: Maui Kimura-Maipira, Amanda Hadfield, Jo Patterson (Clinical Lead), Peggy Thompson, Marko Lucas Front: Shane Auckram, Hine Moeke Murray (Takatu Lead, CEO Te Kupenga Net Trust), Helena Mill (Wellness Coordinator). Photo courtesy of the Gisborne Herald.
About Takatu Hub:
Takatu Hub is a call centre health and wellbeing service for whānau in Tairāwhiti who need immediate health advice and support with conditions like COVID-19, Flu and respiratory illnesses.
The service is coordinated by local registered nurses, health professionals and mataora.
The hub is a partnership between hauora māori health provider Te Kupenga Net Trust, Public Health and Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti. The service is closely connected with local doctors’ clinics, iwi, hapū and government agencies such as MSD to provide holistic, wrap-around support to whānau who require support. The hub also offers support to whānau affected by Cyclone Gabrielle.
How to contact:
Phone: 0800 TAKATU (0800 825 288) from Monday to Friday 9am – 4pm
COVID-19-related advice and support
General non-urgent health advice
Assistance with seeking support in the health system
Manaaki support such as kai and health supplies