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
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.
Alice Nuku – General Manager
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
Sean Conroy – Divisional Chief Executive,
Healthcare of New Zealand
Sean has 30 years’ health sector experience, 16 of them as an intensive care paramedic, working in road and helicopter services in New Zealand and Australia.
Since moving to executive level, Sean’s work has included terms as COO at Summerset Group, and CEO at both ING Retirement Properties and Healthvision NZ.
Sean has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Massey University, and a Diploma in Health Science from Auckland University of Technology.
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.