Kia ora! Welcome to Te Whare Rapuora (TWR)
. The kaupapa of the whare is to provide a safe, supportive environment for all whānau/families of all ethnicities. Te Whare Rapuora
can provide a place for whānau/families and staff to relax and seek cultural support and advice.
Marae style communal sleeping (total 10 beds available), cooking, laundry, bathroom and shower facilities are available to use. Please supply your own toiletries and kai (food). Linen and towels are available if required. More information is available by calling the TWR team on 06 350 8210 or by reading the TWR brochure
Access to TWR via the ramp at the front door, is available for all whānau and staff, 8.30am–4.30pm, Monday to Friday. For after-hours access, including weekends and public holidays, please ask hospital staff who will be able to seek assistance for you.
We thank you for your help in upholding the kaupapa of the whare and respecting people and property by:
- removing footwear in the sleeping area
- keeping TWR clean and tidy
- letting staff know when repairs are needed
- supervising children
- keeping vehicles locked and valuable secured
- placing only hospital linen in the laundry bags
- ensuring the hospital campus is alcohol, drug and smokefree
Noho ora mai rā!
Our role is to provide advice and to support you and your whānau while you are receiving care and services at MidCentral.
Getting your feedback is helpful.
Please “Tell Us What You Think
”. We also support hospital staff caring for you. Mauri ora! Our Pae Ora team visit the wards and can assist you with:
Physical address: Gate 1, Heretaunga Street, Palmerston North
Postal address: Private Bag 11036, Palmerston North 4442
Enquiries: (06) 350 8210
Whānau room: (06) 350 8331
Most documents are available in Acrobat (PDF) format. Some documents are also available in other formats (doc, xls, html etc.) or as a printed version (hard copy). Please note, due to cost, a different format or printed version may not be available.
To request a different format or printed version, please contact the MidCentral District Health Board Communications Unit.