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.
Gaylene Monk Office Manager/Receptionist
Vicki Wihongi - Counsellor and Head of Guidance & Health Centre
Stuart Barris - Counsellor
Petina Kerapa - Counsellor
Rachel McKenna - Counsellor
Julie Shirley - Registered Nurse
Amber McAlister - Registered Nurse
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:
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
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.