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Toi Ora

Health & Wellbeing

Toi Ora – sources of health, the knowledge of wellbeing; the summit of wellbeing to which we live to aspire. Toi Ora is whānau, whakapapa and hauora all intertwined to nurture the wellbeing of our whānau as well as the wider hapū.

We are Toi Ora when we are well together!

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of ngā uri o Tuperiri and aim to achieve this by facilitating barrier-free access to enduring health and wellbeing for all.

Alongside the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei health insurance scheme, Toi Ora offers a rage of resources and tools to support you and your whānau in attaining wellbeing a-wairua, a-tinana, a-hinengaro, a-whānau.

What to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms

Unsure what to do, find out here.

What supports are available through Ngāti Whātua?

Check out the supports available to you now.

What can I do to support my whānau if they are unwell?

Here are a few things to assist you and your whānau.

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NIB Health Insurance, Orakei Health, Hauora Promotions

All uri o Tuperiri are born with the inherent potential to be the leaders of their own journey of hauora. Hauora encompasses all elements of our wellbeing and who we are as Ngāti Whātua – our whakapapa, identity, the connection to who we once were, who we are now, and more importantly who we will become – is the ultimate protective Hauora factor. Ko te tūmanako o tōku whai mahi – to serve my people to the best of my abilities.

Te Whare Tapa Whā.

Te Whare Tapa Whā is a great framework to explore different ways to wellbeing. Developed by leading Māori health advocate and researcher Sir Mason Durie in 1984, Te Whare Tapa Whā is a model of health that helps us to identify where we may need support. It describes wellbeing as a wharenui with four pou/walls. These pou represent:

  • Taha Wairua
  • Taha Hinengaro
  • Taha Tinana
  • Taha Whānau

For each of us, there are different things we can do to nurture and strengthen the walls of Te Whare Tapa Whā and keep us well.

TE TAHA WAIRUA.

TE TAHA HINENGARO.

TE TAHA TINANA.

TE TAHA WHĀNAU.

STAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR GP.

Tiakina tō tinana and stay connected with your GP. With the combination of phone and in person consults, healthcare is easier to access than ever before. If you are concerned about any aspect of your health, contact your GP. No matter how small you may think it is – it’s important to be proactive about your hauora!

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

NWO HEALTH INSURANCE OVERVIEW.

As part of the overarching Toi Ora kaupapa, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei offers a universal health insurance scheme for all hapū registered members. Provided in partnership with nib, the motivation providing health insurance for all uri of Tuperiri is to empower whānau to be well, stay well and be the leaders of their hauora journey.

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“I think it’s a great initiative for everyone because a lot of people I know struggle to make health a priority, including me. As a student, cost is often a worry for me but knowing that I can go visit the doctor when I need to is a relief”

SELWYN TEUA.

YOUR GP BENEFIT.

YOUR GP BENEFIT

Stay connected with your GP. Claim back 100% of your GP consult fees, up to the total benefit limit of $200 per policy year. This offer is valid for any GP visits in Aotearoa completed within each policy year. Simply submit your GP receipts via your nib phone app or email to claims@nib.co.nz

SPECSAVERS OFFER

a. Get one FREE eye health check (includes OCT scan) and use your full $250 Optical Appliance benefit to select two pairs of glasses within the $299 range at no extra cost to you! Only available through Specsavers for a limited time (expires 31 December 2020). Initiate your claim now by clicking here: invoicing.specsavers.co.nz/referral/8fb92/nib

b. Alternatively, you can use your $250 policy benefit towards to cost of any prescription glasses, sunglasses or contact lenses.

DILWORTH HEARING OFFER

a. Get one FREE hearing screening or test.

b. Under 18 years old
FREE hearing test for your child under the Ngati Whatua Orakei health insurance policy. Includes an assessment of hearing ability and overall ear health.

c. 18 years +
FREE hearing screening. Includes an assessment of hearing ability and sensitivity. If your screening indicates that further assessment is needed, nib will cover this under your Ngati Whatua Orakei health insurance policy.

SMILECARE OFFER

a. Get one FREE dental check and x-ray (usually $225).Plus, use your $500 dental benefit on other dental treatments and procedures like hygiene check-ups.

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CONTACT NIB.

For all queries relating to your nib health insurance policy, contact the friendly team at nib on:

0800 NIB NWO – 0800 642 696

Email: ngatiwhatuaorakei@nib.co.nz

He pānui: Aotearoa is at Alert Level 2, with extra restrictions in Tāmaki Makaurau.

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