Who we are

Bay of Plenty Community Health Alliance – Te Whakareia is a partnership, with all members working together so you benefit from our combined strength.

This means you are assured continuity of support. We will match you to the person you feel most comfortable with, who will work with you consistently. Our Alliance ensures that throughout your time with us, you continue to receive the highest quality support.

Our providers, your choice

Whaioranga Trust Home and Community Support Services

For the health and wellbeing of all whānau, hapū and iwi.

An extensive network of service enhancing whānau wellbeing.

531 Welcome Bay Rd, RD 5, Tauranga 3175
(07) 544 9981

Ngāti Ranginui Home & Community Support Services Company

Experienced coordinators supporting you and your whānau in your home.

Flexibility to meet your changing daily needs.

PO BOX 2526, Tauranga 3140
(07) 571 0934

HealthCare New Zealand

Providing trusted health services for nearly 30 years.

Supporting more than 20,000 people in their homes across New Zealand.

PO Box 2302, Tauranga 3140

0800 333 676

Te Puna Ora o Mataatua

Providing holistic services for whānau across the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

Experienced clinical, social and cultural home based support.

PO Box 729, Whakatane

0800 MATAATUA (628 228)

How we can help

We help you to live well, in your own home.

Bay of Plenty Community Health Alliance – Te Whakareia coordinates your choice of healthcare provider and choice of support.

Our range of healthcare providers offer support across the entire Bay of Plenty region. We work together to ensure all your health and wellbeing needs are continuously met.

Our restorative approach to health means we support you to be independent, care for yourself and participate within your community for as long as possible.

Our Leadership

Alice Nuku – General Manager
Whaioranga Trust

Alice Nuku has held the role of Kai Whakahaere for Whaioranga Trust Kaupapa Maori Health and Social Services since 2007. Alice completed her Bachelor of Management with distinction and credits this achievement
to the integration of Maori cultural values and practices with the  experiences of working for Government agencies and
in particular quality management systems.

Alice has been involved with the health sector for over 15 years with a particular interest in the Whanau Ora concept for supporting the community. Building robust relationships within the community and the sector has enabled Whaioranga Trust to continue providing integrated support services to meet these needs.

Mel Tata – Chief Executive 
Nagati Ranginui

Mike Peters – General Manager Service Delivery

Mike joined HealthCare New Zealand from Spotless Facility Services & Downer NZ. He held the dual role as General Manager Human Resources and General Manager Integration. He successfully led the overall integration of Spotless NZ into Downer NZ, encompassing business functions, people, processes and systems.

As an experienced human resources leader, Mike has held senior roles in prominent companies such as Fairfax Media, Fonterra and Goodman Fielder.

Mike’s experience in leading change, developing people and organisational development strategies, coupled with his “people focused” style brings tremendous value to HealthCare New Zealand. He has a strong focus on excellence, delivering results and building collaborative relationships across business and stakeholders such as the unions.

Mike was the winner of the HRINZ Young HR Practitioner of the Year Award in 2009/10.

Dr Chris Tooley – Chief Executive
Te Puna Ora o Mataatua

Dr Chris Tooley (Ngāti Kahungunu) is the Chief Executive
of Te Puna Ora o Mataatua based in the Bay of Plenty.

He is the Vice-Chair of the International Work Group on Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), a member of the Academic Board at Te Wananga O Aotearoa and is Deputy Chair of
Te Huarahi Tika (Māori Spectrum) Trust. He is also an advisor to the Iwi Leaders Chairs Pou Tangata Group.

He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and was the Chief Ministerial Advisor to Sir Pita Sharples, Minister
of Maori Affairs, Associate Minister of Education and Corrections during his two terms of Parliament between 2008-2014.