About Us

About THINK Hauora


THINK Hauora is a not-for-profit charitable trust, that provides primary healthcare services to the MidCentral DHB population. Primary healthcare services are managed and delivered in the community through the PHO.

Two documents that define our organisation are our THINK Hauora Strategy 2019-2025 and Ka Ao, Ka Awatea.

For more information about our name change see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section.

Our vision:

'Connecting Communities for Wellbeing'

 Our Strategic Aims:

  • W - Whānau Ora Achieving wellbeing
  • E - Equity People, community voice and data-driven
  • A - Access Easy, available, cross-sectors
  • V - Value Teams, technology, performance
  • I - Innovation Quality improvement, excellence, engagement
  • N - Networking Relationships, partnerships, collective impact
  • G - Growth Sustainability, system and alignment focus

Our Values:

  • Trust: Maintaining open and honest relationships
  • Respect: Embracing diversity, uniqueness and ideas
  • Unity: Valuing strengths and skills
  • Accountability: Working in a transparent and responsible manner
  • Courage: Participating with confidence and enjoyment

Our Key roles:

  • Develop Primary Healthcare capacity and capability in the MidCentral District
  • Support the delivery of high quality Primary Healthcare through our contracted General Practices
  • Work with local communities and enrolled populations
  • Identify and remove health inequities
  • Offer access to comprehensive services to improve, maintain and restore people’s health
  • Co-ordinate care across service areas
  • Continuously improve quality using good information