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Welcome to Tūruki

Tūruki is the Māori workforce development strategy for the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, providing scholarships for Maori, career advice and support, tuakana / teina mentoring and other educational initiatives.

The Hawke’s Bay DHB is the largest, progressive employer in Hawke’s Bay. Healthcare is a personally rewarding job, well-paid and a career pathway for life. Hawke’s Bay has a shortage of Māori healthcare workers and needs more to address the health concerns of Māori people living in our region. If you’re wanting a healthcare career in Hawke’s Bay, or want the opportunity to develop your career, take a look at the following opportunities available through Tūruki.

Student profiles for Maori and Indigenous studies, with Penny Prescott students Rhea Cowell and Shannon Tamepo, 27.10.11

Scholarships for Māori

If you need financial assistance to gain a healthcare qualification or to do further professional development, take a look at our scholarships for Māori healthcare workers…

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Healthcare Careers

Māori healthcare workers and support staff are in high demand. It’s never too late to start your career or to look for opportunities for professional development…

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Tuakana / Teina Mentoring

The tuakana / teina mentoring programme provides teaching and learning opportunities for young and old Māori people to share and develop skills and knowledge…

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15 hours ago

Te Urunga Pae tauira this ones for you‼️

Ngā Pou Mana are awaiting your application for a scholarship they have available. The awards are to support Māori allied health workforce development, to continue studies and to grow professional and cultural practice. The awards will provide tautoko and manaaki for kaimahi to continue their ongoing development.

Pūhoro really encourage you to apply 😊 we have attached the link to the Ngā Pou Mana website for you to check your eligibility, find out more and get the application documents.

Best of luck to all who apply 🏆
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Undergraduate Diploma or Certificate programme scholarship applications are open