Children's Health Hub & Library - Te Aka Mauri









The Children’s Health Hub is co-located with Rotorua Library in Te Aka Mauri, providing a range of child health and maternal services.

Address: 1127 Haupapa St, Rotorua
Opening Hours: 9am –5pm

What services are in the Children’s Health Hub?

• Bicillin Clinic
• B4 School Checks
• Child Development Team
• Vision & Hearing screening
• Breastfeeding Service (Kia Wana)
• Infant, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (iCAMHS)
• Newborn Hearing screening
• Outreach Immunisation
• Paediatric Outpatient clinics
• Rotorua Children’s Team


Most children visiting the hub will be referred by other health professionals or agencies. Those young people and/or their families who have questions about their child’s health will be put in touch with the best person to help.

Bridget Wilson is the Children’s Health Hub Manager
Phone: 348 1199 extn 8317
Mobile: 027 612 8868
Phone:   07 348 1199 extn 5401
Fax:       07 343 5024



What's in a name?


Te Aka’ means ‘the vine or interconnection’ and ‘mauri’ means the life force or essence, so Te Aka Mauri refers the shared vision to create a facility of excellence to advance community wellbeing and understanding.


The Children's Health Hub is a busy place!



Clinics are held each weekday at the Children’s Health Hub. are busy with clinics running every day.

Babies are coming in for newborn hearing screening; Mums and bubs for lactation support; the Child Development Team has many children and whanau visiting its staff for assessment, review or therapy; children are coming in for their B4 school checks; adolescents and young adults for their monthly Bicillin Injections; and iCAMHS the Infant, Child and Mental Health Services Team is fully functioning on level 1 supporting children and families.



Wheelchair accessible bathroom



We now have a wheelchair accessible bathroom available for the community to use when they are in town.

It has an adult size change table and hoist to assist with personal cares.

Our community advisory group was fundamental in ensuring this resource was available for all the families and visitors of Rotorua.



Click here to read the message from Lakes DHB Chief Executive Ron Dunham about the Children's Health Hub.