Kia ora

Mahitahi Hauora is Northland’s primary health entity. We collaborate with whānau, iwi, community, health and social service providers, to make Northland the healthiest place to live. 


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Do you and your whānau need some support? Give us a call on 0800 MAHITAHI (0800 624 482).
We can help to connect you with a range of support services around Northland, including healthcare, counselling, and anything else you might need to keep you healthy and well. Call us Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm, for a chat and we can help you find the right service to help you.

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About us

Together, we envision a 2026 Northland healthcare system that sustains equitable, self-determined well-being for the people of Northland.

We value:

  • Self-determined wellness
  • Equity
  • Transparency
  • Collaborative and empowering leadership

Mahitahi Hauora supports a primary health care system that sustains equitable, self-determined wellbeing, and ensures every person in Northland can live a long healthy life.



PurposeMahitahi Hauora will:
Target inequality in health outcomes
Improve community health outcomes particularly for Māori
Provide and promote health and health related services for the benefit of the community
Establish and maintain an aspirational organisation for the delivery of health-related services
Support optimal coordination and integration of health services
Advocate advancement of health outcomes in the community
Collaborate with other organisations and the community to achieve the Trust’s goals