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Our Services

Papakura Marae offers a range of services dedicated to improving the wellbeing and mana of whānau. Take a look at our services below, and if you'd like to inquire or get further info, please submit a request below or contact our social services department directly on 09 297 2037 alternatively you can email

Papakura Marae Medical Centre

- GP & Nursing Services 

Family Start 

Parenting programme working with Mums, Dads and their babies from Haputanga 2nd trimester to 3 years.


- Previously children's team, supporting whanau with high and complex needs. 

Teen Parenting 

Working with our young mum's and dad's and their babies. 

Oranga Ki Tua 

- Supporting whānau with long term conditions

Whānau Services

-Working with whānau with high and complex needs. eg: Social, Economic, Justice, Custody etc

Whānau Ora 

- Supporting whānau to realise their dreams and aspirations. 

Whānau Direct 

- Funding to support whānau ora aspirations. 

Driver Licence 

- All car licences, theory and practical. 

Tohu 6

- Assisting whānau to obtain the necessary ID requirements along with a whānau ora plan.

Mana Kidz 

- School Based nursing and kaiaarahi programme, based in 8 Papakura Schools. 

Ready to Rent 

- Preparing whānau for rental accomodation

Collective Impact 

- Lean in whānau, health lifestyles programme

Te Pae Oranga 

- An alternative to court, preventing whānau from going onto more serious crime. 

Te Pae Aronui 

- Focus on young Māori between the ages of 15-24 years

Pathways to Employment 

- Supporting whānau into work

Community Connector 

- Connecting whānau to services and supports they need 

Kaumaatua Support 

- Karakia, spiritual healing, powhiri, blessings, history and matauranga Māori

Tikanga & Cultural Advice 

- Support for whānau 

Te Reo Classes

- Partnership with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Papakura Marae Māori Wardens

- Street patrols, security, event management support 

Tamariki Ora  

- Well child service. 

Marae Hire 

- Weddings, Tangi, Celebrations for more info, see the "Venue Hire" tab


- Partnership with Auckland City Mission

Clothing bank

- Support for whānau

Furniture Bank 

- Support for whānau 

Community Dinner 

- Every Thursday at 6pm 

The Kaupapa

- Cultural Mental Health and Addictions Support 

Health Improvement Services 

- Primary care mental health services 


- On site.

Workforce Development 

- Training government department staff, schools


- Christmas at the Pā, Whānau Ora Days, Kaumātua Dinner.


- Family harm reduction.

WINZ Support 

- On-site services. 

South Auckland Social Wellbeing Board 



- Safe sleep

Kainga Ora 

- On-site services. 

Vaccination Services 

- All scheduled National Immunisations

Kai kainga kore 

- Feeding the homeless 

Te Kotuinga Hauora 

- Life Coach, focus on fitness and wellbeing

Whānau Resilience 

- Supporting whānau through family violence

Nga Oho Ake 

- Partnership with the Ministry of Education, removing the barriers to education. 

Help @ Hand 

- Family violence partnership 

Te Kooti Rangatahi 

- Marae based youth court

E Tu Whānau 

- Standing up against family violence. 

Emergency Housing

- Supporting whanau in EH into private or transitional housing.


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