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Hauora Hokianga - Hokianga Health
Hospital Care
163 Parnell Street
Rawene 0473
Postal Address
Same as above
(09) 405 7709
(09) 405 7875
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Christine Dorsey
Hauora Hokianga Trust
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To be a center of excellence for rural health care that is responsive to the needs of the people of Hokianga.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 30 Jun 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 8
Vacancy No
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Impending vacancy No
Premium Room Charges No
MOH Certification and Audit Report View MOH certification and audit report (opens in a new tab)
Updated: 25 Nov 2020
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes
Physiotherapist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Kaumatua Yes
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes
Updated: Unknown
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Community Health Yes
Updated: Unknown
Feature Status Details
Shared Rooms Yes Please see the details on our building programme.
Alcohol Permitted Yes We like people to enjoy their usual routines. This may include an evening drink etc. We ask that residents consult with the medical team in the first instance.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet No This has proved to be too difficult to manage in the past (close proximity to 'Acute' area). Please talk to us if you would like a pet to visit occasionally.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Portable phone is available for residents use.
Cater for under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Palliative Care Contract No However we do provide palliative care to the local community. Referal required from Community Health Nurses. In our new wing we will have two beds designated as hospice so will be able to offer this type of palliative care.
Day Programme for day stay clients Yes Residents enjoy the link with our extensive and active 'Day Care' programme.
Outings Yes As part of the 'Day Care' programme.
Whanau Room Yes
Maori Kaupapa No Although we consult widely with our Maori community.
Newsletter Yes Day Care and Hospital newsletter is published monthly.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes However this needs to be assessed on a case by case by basis.
Rural Setting Yes Located on the edge of picturesque Rawene township and harbour.
Smoking Permitted Yes We discourage smoking, however people may smoke in designated areas outside.
Updated: Unknown
Special Features
Special Features
The new wing includes hospital and rest home rooms. These rooms are single and ensuited. There is provision for a shared room.
Updated: 20 Apr 2010
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities

Our residents enjoy participating in our extensive and active 'Day Care' programme. The Day Care facility is located onsite and is attended by residents and folk from the local community. It is co-ordinated by our full time Diversional Therapist. The programme operates for 2 full days and 2-3 half days.

A large range of activities are provided from our spacious facilites. These activites include exercise music and craft. We have recently set up a computer suite where a part time special interests co-ordinator assists people with computer skills.


We access Age Concern through the Bay of Islands office.

The Alzhiemer's Society visit monthly on the 3rd Monday of the month.

The Arthritis Society field officer vists the area.

The local RSA is active.

Both the Kerikeri and Kaitia Stroke groups are active.

The Auxillary Women's Fellowship C.W.I. meets on the 3rd Monday of the month for those: with dementia, who have had a stroke and the frail elderly.


Dancing at Opononi RSA hall, entertainment at the hotel (eg pool club), resturants, bowls, Country and Western Club and Arts Society. There are garden circles at Omapare and Waimamaku. An Holistic Health Center is located in the township. A movie theatre is located in Kaikohe (45km). Activities for children in the area include weekly playcentre. Local primary school.
Updated: Unknown
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
What's included in your fees and what's not Hairdresser, personal items, podiatrist, clothing.
Updated: Unknown
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: Unknown
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes Catholic, Baptist, Anglican.
Inter denominational Yes Interdenominational church services held.
Updated: Unknown
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.03 Km Fortnightly service to Kaikohe. 2 km to Ferry service (Rawene to Kohukohu - runs frequently each day). There is a cost for these services.
Shops 1.50 Km Rawene township (includes: Dairy, Takeaway's, Chemist, 4 Square, Cafes/Resturants etc)
Library 1.50 Km Rawene Public Library
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Other details Yes Owned and operated by Hauora Hokianga Trust in association with Northland District Health Board.
Updated: Unknown

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.