Providing Mental Health and Addictions support for whānau in Waikato (Kirikiriroa) and Te Tai Tokerau (Whangārei)

Established in 1994, Te Awhi provides kaupapa Māori support specialising in Mental Health and Addiction services in the Waikato (Hamilton) and Te Tai Tokerau (Whangārei) regions.

We aim for innovative interventions that empower Tū Whānau and their whānau in new ways, to live ordinary lives in communities of their choice, as whānau are their own greatest resource, they just need belief.

Our Services

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Awhi Mai

Acute Mental Health Care (Waikato Only)

Awhi Mai is our community based acute service.

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Awhi Whānau

Community Residential & Respite Services

Awhi Whānau provides accommodation services for recovery and respite (Te Tai Tokerau Only).

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Awhi Atu

Transition & Community Living

Awhi Atu provides support to those ready to move into their own living situation.

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Awhi Ora

Inhouse Health & Wellbeing Support

Awhi Ora provides programmes and activities that support health and wellbeing.

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Te Whānau Pataka

Support for Behavioural or Emerging Mental Health Challenges

Supporting whānau with Tamariki who have behavioural issues or emerging mental health challenges.


Raranga Tahi

Home Based Treatment Team

Supporting the transition of Whānau into the community.


Whakapā Mai

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