Throat Swabbing in Schools

School based swabbing programmes in Te Tai Tokerau

There are six providers in Te Tai Tokerau that provide throat swabbing in schools.  Areas covered in Northland are Kaitaia, Whangaroa, Kaikohe, Hokianga, Kawakawa and Whangarei.  Health promotion and a coordinated throat swabbing programme are available to children in decile one to three schools in areas of Northland where Rheumatic Fever rates are particularly high in the community.  Schools and service providers are:

  Location Service Provided By
Schools
  Kaitaia MOKO
(Manawa Ora Korokoro Ora)
  • Ahipara School
  • Awanui School
  • Herekino School
  • Kaingaroa
  • Kaitaia Abundant Life
  • Kaitaia College
  • Kaitaia Intermediate
  • Kaitaia Primary
  • Oturu School
  • Pamapuria School
  • Paparore School
  • Pompallier School
  • Pukepoto School
  • Ruawai School
  • Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Pukemiro
  • Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Rangi Aniwaniwa
  • Te Kura Kaupapa o Rangiawhia
  Whangaroa Te Runanga O Whaingaroa
  • Kaeo Primary School
  • Matauri Bay Primary School
  • Te Kura o Hato Hohepa te Kamura
  • Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa
  • Totara North School
  • Whangaroa College
   Kaikohe Te Hauora o Kaikohe
  • Kaikohe Christian School 
  • Kaikohe Intermediate
  • Kaikohe East School
  • Kaikohe West School 
  • Northland College
  • Ohaeawai School
  • Tautoro School
  • TKKM o Kaikohe
  Hokianga Hauora Hokianga
  • Broadwood Area School
  • Horeke School
  • Kohukohu School
  • Mangamuka
  • Matihetihe School
  • Omanaia School
  • Opononi Area School
  • Rawene School 
  • Taumata Panguru
  • Te Kura o Hata Maria
  • Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Tonga o Hokianga
  • Umawera School
  • Waima School
 
  Kawakawa Ngati hine Health Trust
  • Moerewa School
  • Karetu School
  • Kawakawa Primary School
  • Motatau School
  • Maromaku School
  • Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Taumarere  
  • Te Kura o Waikare
 
  Whangarei Ki A Ora Ngatiwai
  • Hikurangi School
  • Hora Hora School
  • Manaia View School
  • Morningside Primary
  • Pakotai School
  • Portland School
  • Raurimu Avenue School
  • Te Kura Hourua O Whangarei Terenga Paraoa 
  • Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Rawhiti Roa
  • Te Kura o Otangarei
  • Tikipunga Primary School
  • Tikipunga High School
  • Totara Grove School
  • Whangaruru School
  • Whau Valley School
 
 Kaipara

Te Hā Oranga

  • Tangawahine School
  • Matakohe School
  • Dargaville Primary and Intermediate Schools
  • Poutu School
  • Aranga School
  • Kaihu School
  • St Joseph’s Catholic School
  • Selwyn Park School
  • Arapahoe School
  • Tinopai School
  • Kaiwaka School
  • Te Kopuru School
  • Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Ngarina O Matariki

 

Other services available

Public Health Nurses provide a throat swabbing programme in the schools listed below, as well as other schools not included in the throat swabbing program. They can be contacted through your child’s school.

  • Te Punamawa o Te Wairua ki Whangaruru
  • Okaihau College

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