Community Initiatives

Piritahi Hau Ora has been and is currently involved in several community projects as well as Health promotion and Education workshops to address and support our community with a wide spectrum of health and social issues. Piritahi Hau Ora works in close collaboration with other local and off-Island agencies to implement and promote these initiatives.

A few of these initiatives are listed below:

Memory Loss Support Group

Weekly support group for those with Dementia, which meets every Wednesday from 10:30am to 12:30pm at the RSA in Ostend.

Turning Point Group

Weekly support group for those with current or past alcohol use problems. Meeting every Friday at Piritahi Hau Ora 9:30am to 10:30am.

AOD Support Group

Monthly support group for those who are supporting a whanau member with an addiction, these are one hour sessions at Piritahi Hau Ora currently meeting monthly.

Te Rito Collaborative

A monthly meeting of local agencies to network and collaborate on common issues and trends affecting our community.

WISI Collaborative

A monthly Suicide Prevention collaboration of local social services dealing with a range of related issues and developing effective prevention and intervention initiatives.