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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.

About Us

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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

Healthy Lifestyles, Kaumātua Coordinator

Nikki Wana

Senior Administrator

Maria Clarke

Homebase & ACC Manager

Lana Maxwell

Integration Programme Administrator

Abbie Wells

Whānau Ora Navigator

Tuihi Carre

Māmā-Pepi & Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator

Shelley Cunningham

Deputy Chief Executive

Guy Monika

Healthy Lifestyles, Health promotions Coordinator

Sally Mason

Homebased & ACC Team Lead

Dr Chris Tooley

Chief Executive

Haromi Williams

Director People & Culture

Kahu Wana

Homebase Coordinator

Julia Coates

Integration Manager (on Maternity Leave)

Teresa Leota

Homebase & ACC Registered Nurse

Dr Jethro LeRoy

Medical Director

Arapeta Taitoko

Contracts Manager

Raymond White

Driving Instructor

Hiria Allison

Counselling Team Lead

Kathleen Taipeti

Mobile Unit Site Coordinator

Amie Rangihika

Acting Integration Manager

Pani Melbourne

Homebase Coordinator

Ria Biddle

Whānau Ora Navigator (Maternity Leave)

Kayla Rusden

Finance Administrator

Mere Faulkner-Tihi

Academy & Hub Manager

Lee Colquhoun

Chief Operational Officer

Rawinia Anderson

YEP Coordinator

Kahlise Hata

Practice and Mobile Health Manager

Dorothy Raina

Homebase Registered Nurse

Moana Merito

Homebase Coordinator

Dr Melanie Cheung

Research Director

Anna Hughes

Communications and Media Coordinator

Crystal-Lee Daniels

ACC Coordinator

Tanira Raureti

People & Capability Manager

Haylee King

Executive Assistant

Sharon Waitere

ACC Administrator

Ani Nuku

Whānau Ora Navigator

Fern Smith

Research Associate

Te Orihau Teepa

Homebase Co-ordinator

Claire Newton

Chief Financial Officer

Matthew Leaf

Physical and Mental Therapist

James Dean


Dana Ngatai

Homebase Administrator

Samadhi Ericksen-Hei

Acting Finance Manager

Daniel Herbert

Rangatahi Hub Team Lead

Serena Aim

Registered Counsellor

Zach Williams

Spiritual Therapist

Matewai Wharepapa

Whānau Ora Therapist

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