Whanau Ora recognizes the strengths and abilities that exist within whanau and aims to support and develop opportunities that fulfill potential.
Navigators assist with social needs, problem solving, and connection and linkage to other agencies. The navigators will also work with individuals and families on a pathway plan to support goals and future change.
Navigators work to the 7 Pou of wellness:
Who can refer?
You can self-refer or an agency such as the Police or Oranga Tamariki can refer you.
Pataka Oranga is the NKMP internal foodbank run by the Whanau Ora team. Kai parcels are provided to whanau in need. By receiving the first kai parcel, whanau are given the opportunity to meet with a Whanau Ora navigator for an assessment of need. Requesting a second parcel, whanau will be referred to BFC+.