Pēpi 0-5

Learn about opportunities and benefits available for our NWŌ 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.

    Te Puna Reo Ōkahukura

Programmes & Services

  • Ngā Oha 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. 

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

    Pēpi Packs is a carefully curated pack that acknowledges our first engagement with pēpi. Each pack equips pēpi and their whānau with essential resources to build a strong hononga with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. Pēpi Packs are sent out monthly. Once you have registered pēpi with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, we will send a pack out in the same month.

    Pēpi must be between the ages of 0-1 years to be eligible for a pack.
    Resources inside the pack include:

    • Muslin Wrap
    • Bib x2
    • Panikawakawa
    • Baby Wash set
    • ‘Pēpi Kei Rō Waka’ sign
    • Essential Oil Starter pack
    • Reo Flash Card set
    • Reo books
    • Onesies x 2
    • Toku Pēpeha Book
    • Reo Resources (two booklets)
    • Whakapapa Scroll


    Please note:

    • The recipient must be between the ages of 0-1 years.
    • The recipient must also be registered with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. Once registered a pēpi pack will be sent out to you.

    Please contact us if you have any pātai.
    Email: ngairek@nwo.iwi.nz
    Phone: 0508 NWOrakei

  • 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 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • Learn to waiata with our very own Ngāti Whātua tohunga kaiwaiata, Majic Paora or learn to play acoustic guitar with Te Whaiao Manga, experienced, qualified and beautiful guitarist, the partner of Majic Paora.

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