Welcome to Te Korowai-Whāriki

Te Korowai-Whāriki is a provider of forensic mental health services, inpatient rehabilitation services, a variety of youth services, intellectual disability services and personality disorder services. We have offices and bases throughout the central region of New Zealand.

Te Korowai-Whāriki is a regional and national service provider with its own unique identity and stakeholders. The governance and management challenges for these services are diverse and require a reporting framework tht facilitates a proactive and creative approach to service delivery and development.

Multiple legislative and regulatory requirements in each part of Te Korowai-Whāriki require staff to be trained to a high level of expertise.

The Capital & Coast DHB Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Directorate comprises the Local Mental & Addiction  Services (LMAS) and Te Korowai-Whāriki (TKW), with staffing numbers in excess of 1000.  Both operational sectors have inpatient, step down and community based services.


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