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We are a Health, Medical, Social & Employment Provider based in Whakatāne.

From pepi to kaumatua—all services are based on a whānau ora approach to well-being. We deliver to all communities.

We are a non-profit charitable organisation that covers the Mataatua/Eastern Bay of Plenty region and beyond.

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Whānau o Te Puna Ora o Mataatua

Maanu Paul, ONZM

Trustee & Chair of Poutokomanawa Committee

Amohaere Tangitu


Brian Simpson

Deputy Chair

Fiona Wiremu

Chair of TPOOM & Med Central

Karl Smith

Trustee & Chair of Finance & Audit Committee

Pare O'Brien

Independent Practitioner

Tracy Sisson

Practice Administrator

Bena Shephard

Practice Registered Nurse

Sonia Stewart

Kaumatua & Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator

Nikki Wana

Senior Administrator

Maria Clarke

Homebase & ACC Manager

Lana Maxwell

Integration Programme Administrator

Abbie Wells

Whānau Ora Kaiārahi

Tuihi Carre

Māmā-Pepi & Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator

Dr Annemarie Gillies

Research Principal Investigator

Shelley Cunningham

Chief Financial Officer & Incoming Deputy Chief Executive

Guy Monika

Health Promo & Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator

Sally Mason

Homebase Team Leader

Dr Chris Tooley

Chief Executive

Haromi Williams

Chief Advisor (Raukura)

Debbie Maxwell

Homebase Coordinator

Julia Coates

Acting Team Lead, Rangatahi Hub

Teresa Finau

Homebase & ACC Registered Nurse

Dr Jethro LeRoy

Medical Director & General Practitioner

Arapeta Taitoko

Contracts Manager

Raymond White

Driving Instructor

Hiria Allison

AOD Counsellor

Kathleen Taipeti

Kaiārahi Coordinator

Amie Rangihika

Whānau Ora Kaiārahi

Pani Melbourne

Homebase Coordinator

Ria Biddle

Whānau Ora Kaiārahi

Tracy Walker

Finance Manager

Kayla Rusden

Finance Administrator

Courtney Shaw

Homebase Administrator

Mere Faulkner-Tihi

Acting Integration Manager

Rachel Adams

ACC Coordinator

Lee Colquhoun

Chief Operational Officer

Dr Indira Edwards

General Practitioner

Chris Anderson

Finance Administrator

Jocelyn Purewa

YEP Kaiārahi Coordinator

Kahlise Hata

Practice Team Leader

Dorothy Raina

Homebase Registered Nurse

Angel Haeata-Burrows

Practice Administrator

Moana Merito

Homebase Coordinator

Dr Melanie Cheung

Research Director

Anna Hughes

Communications and Media Coordinator

Maria Ngawati

Research Assistant

Crystal-Lee Daniels

ACC Administrator

Cory Spanhake


Under Recruitment

HR Manager

Haylee King

Executive Assistant

Sharon Waitere

Homebase Administrator

Ani Nuku

Childrens Team Lead Professional & Whānau Ora Kaiārahi

Under Recruitment

Research Associate

Te Orihau Teepa

Homebase Administrator

Our Team

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