Dietician Service

The aim of this service is to provide a comprehensive and culturally appropriate clinical dietetic service to meet the needs of patients enrolled within Te Tai Tokerau Primary Health rohe.
Involvement in health promotion activities and community development initiatives are also important components of the role.
The dietitian for Te Tai Tokerau PHO is Katie Taylor who works with patients referred from general practice and Maori health providers.
Katie can be contacted on ph 021 844 132. Email: Katie.taylor@northlanddhb.org.nz

Supermarket Tours:

Supermarket tours are offered regularly in Kaitaia, Kaeo, Kerikeri, Kaikohe and Kawakawa.
These are aimed at anyone interested in wanting information regarding healthy eating, improving diabetes, healthy heart eating or lowering cholesterol.
Tours last 1 – 1 ½ hours, are relaxed, and based mostly on attendees’ questions.  Nutrition and label reading are covered. Whanau/and or support people are encouraged, and welcome to attend. Please remember to bring your reading glasses.
Posters and fliers are available to advertise supermarket tours in each area.

Date Place Supermarket Time
21 Jun Kaikohe Countdown 0930
29 Jun Kaitaia Pak n Save 0930
5 Jul Kerikeri Countdown 0930
26 Jul Kaeo 4 Square 0930
17 Aug Kawakawa 4 Square 0930
19 Oct Kaikohe New World 0930
25 Oct Kaitaia Pak n Save 0930
8 Nov Kerikeri New World 0930

Please book with your contact details (name, phone number, and email address) as places are limited:
Kaitaia, Kawakawa, or Kerikeri contact:
Te Tai Tokerau PHO, 2 Clark Rd, Kerikeri Ph 09 407 3581 Email dieticiansvc@tttpho.co.nz

Kaeo:  Whangaroa Health Services Reception, ph 09 405 0541
Kaikohe:  Broadway Health Centre, ph 09 401 1556

Individual Consultations

Individual consultations are available for adults for whom a supermarket tour is not suitable.  Whanau/and or support people are encouraged, and welcome to attend.
Clinics are held in Paihia, Kerikeri, Kaitaia, Kawakawa, Kaikohe and Kaeo.

Suitable referrals include people who are ready to change and have:

  • Attended a Whakamana Hauora self management course and require further advice
  • Obesity in pregnancy
  • A gastrointestinal condition, such as irritable bowel syndrome or non-acute phase Crohn’s disease
  • Food allergies/intolerances
  • Nutrition related anaemia
  • Families referred from before school checks (B4SC),
  • Have a chronic condition and need a nutrition assessment or specialised advice.

Excluded from this service:

  • People who can be referred to dietitian services in Northland Health (this includes people with complicated diabetes, those referred for bariatric surgery, and those who have recently been discharged from hospital)
  • People who are not willing/able to commit to making behaviour changes at this time
  • People who live in a rest home
  • ACC referrals
  • Sports Nutrition

Individual consultation clinics appointments:

Clinics are run on the same day as the supermarket tours.

Date Place Clinic
5 Apr Kaikohe Broadway Health Centre
27 Apr Kaitaia Te Tai Tokerau PHO office
10 May Kerikeri Te Tai Tokerau PHO office
17 May Kawakawa Bay of Islands Hospital
21 Jun Kaikohe Broadway Health Centre
29 Jun Kaitaia Te Tai Tokerau PHO office
5 Jul Kerikeri Te Tai Tokerau PHO office
26 Jul Kaeo Whangaroa Health Services
17 Aug Kawakawa Bay of Islands Hospital
23 Aug Kaitaia Te Tai Tokerau PHO office
31 Aug Kaihoke Broadway Health Centre
6 Sep Paihia Paihia Medical Services
13 Sep Kerikeri Te Tai Tokerau PHO office
20 Sep Kaeo Whangaroa Health Services
19 Oct Kaikohe Broadway Health Centre
25 Oct Kaitaia Te Tai Tokerau PHO office
8 Nov Kerikeri Te Tai Tokerau PHO office
16 Nov Kawakawa Bay of Islands Hospital
22 Nov Kaitaia Te Tai Tokerau PHO office
29 Nov Kaikohe Broadway Health Centre

Please book with your contact details (name, phone number, and email address) as places are limited:
Kaitaia, Kawakawa, Kerikeri or Paihia please contact:
Te Tai Tokerau PHO Office, 2 Clark Rd, Kerikeri ph 09 407 3581 Email dieticiansvc@tttpho.co.nz

Clinic locations are:
Kaitaia: Te Tai Tokerau PHO Office, 30 Pucky Ave, Kaitaia
Kerikeri:  Te Tai Tokerau PHO Office, 2 Clark Rd, Kerikeri
Kaikohe: Broadway Health Centre, 36 Lower Broadway, Kaikohe
Kawakawa:  Bay of Islands Hospital, Hospital Rd, Kawakawa
Paihia: Paihia Medical Services  or Bayview Medical Centre

Kaeo and Kaikohe please contact:
Kaikohe: Broadway Health Centre, Kaikohe 09 401 1556
Kaeo: Whangaroa Health Services, Kaeo 09 405 0541