Pēpi 0-5

Learn about opportunities and benefits available for our NWO pēpi.

Te Puna Reo Okahukura

​Te Puna Reo is an accredited early learning centre committed to providing quality early learning for pepī (babies) and nohinohi (toddlers), Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei established the early learning centre, Te Puna Reo Okahukura in 2007.

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Programmes & Services.

Ngā Oha Mātauranga

Ngā Oha Mātauranga are annual grants distributed to support ngā uri o Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and their education journey’s from Early Childhood Education to Tertiary. Values of each grant vary based on level of study. 


Grant Type Value
Early Childhood Up to $300.00
Primary (Mainstream) $300.00
Primary (Māori-Medium) $400.00
Secondary (Mainstream) $300.00
Secondary (Māori-Medium) $400.00
Certificate Level 1,2,3 Up to $300.00
Certificate Level 4,5,6 Up to $1000.00
Bachelor’s Degree Up to $2,500.00
Post Graduate Up to $3,500.00
Master’s Degree Up to $5000.00
Doctorate Up to $7000.00


Free nib Health Insurance - Toi Ora


A comprehensive health insurance policy for all hapū members to improve health and wellbeing. Includes coverage of specialists, GP, professional services and much more. The cost is directly paid to the health insurance company.

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Ōrākei Health Services – GP Clinic


Ōrākei Health is proudly owned and operated by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. We provide quality general health and medical care for whānau/families living in East Auckland.

​Our clinic is situated at the Eastridge Mall in Ōrākei and is an affordable low-cost service with qualified and experienced staff.

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Savings Scheme - Toi Tupu


A Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei iwi investment savings scheme that encourages whānau to save for a better future. Each year $500.00 is contributed towards a savings scheme for each member.

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Tamariki Ora/Well Child


Tamariki Ora/Well Child is a home-based service offered to tamariki birth to 4 years. Tamariki Ora/Well Child services can support you to protect and improve your child’s health so he/she can grow and develop to their full potential.

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Weaving Waiora Wānanga


This is a free kaupapa Māori ante-natal wānanga to support hapū māmā and whānau on their parenting journey. The wānanga is for hapū māmā who are registered with Tamariki Ora.  Email tamarikiora@nwo.iwi.nz to find out dates and for more information.

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Resources for Pēpi.

Pēpi Pack


A beautifully curated pack for babies (Ages 0-1) to help build a strong hononga/connection with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

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