Tamariki Ora Service

FREE health service for you and your tamariki/children from birth to five years


All well-child checks are free and provided in your home at:

  • Four to six weeks
  • Eight to 10 weeks
  • Three to four months
  • Five to seven months
  • Nine to 12 months
  • Fifteen to 18 months
  • Two to three years

These visits are timed so we can watch the developmental milestones for each age and stage.

What will happen during your visits

We will talk about how your pēpē is growing and developing, how you and your whānau are enjoying your parenting.

Together we work through any questions or concerns you may have.

We will do a top to toe physical assessment, including weighing and measuring your pēpē.


Things you might like to talk about:

  • Feeding
  • Sleeping
  • Dental care
  • Behaviour
  • Immunisation
  • Auahi kore – smoke free
  • Environment
  • Home safety
  • Community links
  • Networking


Midwives can refer their hāpu māmās using this form Tamariki Ora referral form.