Well Child Tamariki Ora is a FREE service, where we work alongside whānau in your home with a focus on the health and wellbeing of your tamaiti/child. You will be visited in your own home by a Registered Nurse and a Kaitiaki (community health worker) or at a place where you feel comfortable.

Well Child Tamariki Ora

KereruWe will:

  • Register you and provide support during your pregnancy.
  • At 6 weeks register your pepi on the Well Child Tamariki Ora programme.
  • Complete the core clinical assessments including a GP practitioner check at 6 weeks as per the Well Child Tamariki Ora Schedule.
  • Provide health education, advice, encouragement and support for you and your child/children from birth to your child’s B4 School Check which includes Hearing & Vision screening.
  • Facilitate your child’s immunisations and well child checks at our ‘Drop in Tamariki Ora Clinic’ and you are welcome to a cuppa.

For more information about the core clinical visits go to the Well Child Tamariki Ora Health Book


Core Clinical Visits

  • Birth Assessment
  • 24–48 hours assessment
  • First week assessment
  • Transfer of care 2-6 weeks Lead Maternity Carer (LMC) final assessment
  • 4-6 weeks assessment
  • 8-10 week assessment
  • 3-4 months assessment
  • 5-7 months assessment
  • 9-12 months assessment
  • 15-18 months assessment
  • 2-3 years assessment
  • B4 School Check

We can provide support to your whānau/family to maximise your child’s developmental potential, and health status to ensure you and your whānau receive quality professional, holistic care.