Tamariki Ora Well Child Services 

Ora Toa Tamaiki Ora Well child Services are based at the Ora Toa Health Unit, Porirua and the Ora Toa Pōneke Medical Centre, Wellington.  

Our service provides free growth and development checks and support for your child and whānau, from birth to 5 years old. We can visit you at your home, at another venue such as kohanga reo, puna reo or other child care centres. We also provide clinic sessions. 


Ora Toa Tamariki Ora | Wellchild Service



Recommended visits are at the following ages:

  • 4-5 weeks
  • 8-10 weeks
  • 3-4 months   
  • 5-7 months
  • 9-12 months
  • 15-18 months
  • 2-3 years
  • 4-5 years (B4 School Check)
  • Extra visits are available

* Remember to bring your child's Health Book to each visit *


Free growth and developmental checks for your child /whanau from birth to 5 years old.

If you require Ora Toa Tamariki Ora/Well Child services, please phone either Porirua 04 237 0131 or Poneke 04 245 0026.  If you are calling afterhours for support, please call Plunketline on 0800 933 922, or Healthline on 0800 611 116.


ora toa health unit

ora toa pōneke

Open: Mon-Fri 8.30-5pm

Open Clinic: Wednesdays 9-3pm

Email: tamariki.ora@oratoa.co.nz

EDI: oratoahu

Fax: 04 237 0111

For general enquiries please call: 04 237 0131

Team Leader: Lisa Vitaliano


Open: Mon-Fri 8.30-5pm

Saturday Clinic: Monthly

Email: tamariki.ora@oratoa.co.nz

EDI: oratoahu

Fax: 04 389 0275

For general enquiries please call: 04 245 0026

Team Leader: Lisa Vitaliano



SERVICES offered

The service is available to all whānau (families) who have children between the ages of 0 - 5 and live between Pukerua Bay in the north and Wellington City and suburbs in the south.  Services include:

  • Well child health checks
  • Immunisations
  • Tamariki / Parents Support Groups
  • Antenatal sessions
  • Development and Growth Information
  • Parenting Support
  • Smoking Cessation Support
  • Car seat rent to buy scheme



  • Hearing Van
  • B4 School Checks