Hauora Centre

Fraser High School has its own purpose-built Hauora Centre which is a ‘one-stop-shop’ to meet the physical and psychological health needs of Fraser students. Very few schools in New Zealand are equipped with such a comprehensive adolescent Hauora centre.

The Hauora Centre is run effectively and efficiently by qualified, experienced and professional staff.

Staff:

Gaylene Monk Office Manager/Receptionist 

Vicki Wihongi - Counsellor and Head of Guidance & Health Centre
Stuart Barris - Counsellor
Rachel McKenna - Counsellor
Nicole Ladd - Counsellor

Julie Shirley - Registered Nurse
Amber McAlister - Registered Nurse
Paulette Coombes - Registered Nurse

Services Available:

Monday to Friday - during school hours

  • Full-time registered Nurse covering care and advice on:
    • Asthma, Diabetes, First Aid, Sporting Injuries and Sexual Health
  • Full-time Guidance Counsellors dealing with a variety of issues including:
    • Grief, Anxiety, Depression, Stress and Relationship Issues

Visiting Professional Staff:

    • Doctor
    • Physiotherapist

Appointments can be made by either calling in at the Hauora Centre during break times or by contacting Gaylene Monk on 07 847 9044 ext 638.

Disabled Student Service:

The Hauora Centre in partnership with the Support Centre, caters for the disabled students. We have an access ramp, low-level reception and specially adapted toilets to meet students' needs.

Health Service Agencies:

All agencies work in partnership with the Hauora Centre Team

  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service
  • Hauora Waikato Group
  • Birthright Waikato
  • Lifeline Aotearoa
  • Rainbow Place

Professional Responsibilities:

The above staff work under a Code of Ethics that includes confidentiality and the necessity to undergo regular supervision and on-going training.

 

For further information on any of the above - please phone the Hauora Centre:   8479044 ext 638.