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Better Care For Young Whānau

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 10:23 am | Turanga Health

A more holistic approach to better support young hapū māmā and their whānau in te Tairāwhiti gets underway this week. The Tamariki Ora – E Tipu E Rea pilot is an enhanced Well Child Tamariki Ora service, provided by Tūranga Health and Ngāti ... More >>

New Maori Sports Tournament launched

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 3:31 pm | Turanga Health

With the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 wrapped up, Gisborne Year 7 and 8 rangatahi now have their own unique sporting tournament to look forward to! It’s the first time a Tākaro Tawhito Traditional Maori Games Tournament has been held in the district ... More >>

Rural Health Services Unaffected Despite Sale of Buildings

Friday, 25 July 2014, 2:16 pm | Turanga Health

Turanga Health’s general practice and rural health services will continue despite potential changes to who owns the Te Karaka and Matawai health buildings, says Turanga Health Chief Executive Reweti Ropiha. More >>

Whānau made me do it!

Monday, 9 December 2013, 1:58 pm | Turanga Health

Rongowhakaata mother of two, Mere-Kingi Nepe will line up for a Marae to Marae duathlon this weekend because the attraction of whānau and Marae is too strong to resist. More >>

The team that plays together goes smokefree together

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 1:16 pm | Turanga Health

HOROUTA Gold netball team is playing the game of its life as its players face the shared challenge of giving up smoking using Group Based Therapy with Turanga Health. Eight out of ten girls in the premiere grade team were smokers before they quit cigarettes ... More >>

Turanga Health takes out Community Service Award

Saturday, 12 October 2013, 12:08 pm | Turanga Health

Turanga Health won the Community Service Excellence Category of the Westpac Gisborne Business Excellence Awards last night [Friday 11 October] drawing praise from the city’s leaders and cementing its validity as a specialised provider of health services. More >>

Sore throats matter! Get a throat swab

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 11:59 am | Turanga Health

Parents and caregivers are reminded ‘Sore Throats Matter!’ as health organisations visit schools to prevent and treat Group A Streptococcal. More >>

Basketball kids learn to pick themselves up

Monday, 17 June 2013, 11:46 am | Turanga Health

The biggest names in New Zealand basketball had Gisborne kids spellbound yesterday [Sunday 16 June] as they shared tips on everything from alley oops to always staying positive, at the start of the SKYCITY Breakers Are You Ready to be a Champion Tour. More >>

Breakers fans breaking out in excitement!

Friday, 14 June 2013, 3:37 pm | Turanga Health

Hundreds of young SKYCITY Breakers fans including this rowdy bunch from Cobham School will be at the YMCA Gisborne on Sunday to meet their tall sporting heroes. More >>

SKYCITY Breakers are coming to Gisborne!

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 11:59 am | Turanga Health

Turanga Health is bringing the SKYCITY Breakers to town for three days in June! The SKYCITY Breakers ‘Are You Ready To Be A Champion?’ Turanga Health Tour 2013 runs June 16, 17, and 18 and thousands of kids will be given the chance to meet the tall ... More >>

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 2:23 pm | Turanga Health

Ironically, during World Smokefree Day celebrations at Three Rivers Medical on Friday [31 May] there could be a lot of smoke – but from a barbecue, not the dangerous waft of cigarette smoke! More >>

Local identities tame the flame!

Friday, 17 May 2013, 10:24 am | Turanga Health

Come and have steak for lunch on Monday as Te Karaka, Whatatutu, Matawai and Motu celebrities face health centre staff in a ‘Cook Off’ promoting healthy eating. More >>

Fear of Water Distant Memory For Tu Marae Participant

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 9:47 am | Turanga Health

Thursday 28 February 2013 Fear of Water Distant Memory For Tu Marae Participant Ellen Houkamau was terrified of the water. This was a hurdle as the mother-of-three pursued her dream of becoming a police officer. To pass the New Zealand Police physical appraisal ... More >>

If it weren’t for your gumboots

Friday, 30 November 2012, 1:21 pm | Turanga Health

Gumboot wearing Maori men might just be the hardest people to persuade to have a health check, and Motu DoC ranger Joe Waikari is no exception. More >>

Welcome Home Turanga Health

Friday, 8 July 2011, 2:07 pm | Turanga Health

A new GP and a wide range of nursing and support staff were warmly welcomed last week when Turanga Health officially took over Waikohu’s general practice and rural nursing service. More >>

Redundant staff ‘gutted’ for the community

Tuesday, 23 March 2010, 2:04 pm | Turanga Health

Fifteen “gutted and terribly upset,” Turanga Health and Vanessa Lowndes Centre staff will lose their jobs after Tairawhiti District Health chose an outside organisation to work with mental health patients in the community. More >>

Turanga Health turns 10

Monday, 17 December 2007, 2:51 pm | Turanga Health

Turanga Health celebrates its 10th birthday this week giving Chief Executive Reweti Ropiha an opportunity to reflect on just how far the iwi health provider has come. More >>

Turanga Health Accredited Maori Health Provider

Wednesday, 14 March 2007, 11:13 am | Turanga Health

Turanga Health learned last week that it has earned Accreditation from Quality Health New Zealand. Accreditation is to a health service, what a positive Education Review Office report is to a school, and Turanga Health Chief Executive Reweti Ropiha said ... More >>

Pacific Island Health Day in Gisborne A First

Thursday, 9 November 2006, 3:37 pm | Turanga Health

Over 200 Pacific Island people and their families are expected at the first Pacific Island Health Day to be held in the district on Saturday 11 November. More >>

Ideas Needed at Next Community Hui on P

Thursday, 26 October 2006, 4:40 pm | Turanga Health

Touching, frustrating, and brutally honest accounts of how the drug P is affecting Tairawhiti families has prompted Turanga Health’s CAYAD team to organise a second community hui focusing on how to solve the problem. More >>