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Welcome to Tūruki

Tūruki is the Māori health workforce development strategy for Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand of Te Matau a Māui Hawke’s Bay, providing scholarships for Māori, career advice and support, Tuakana/Teina internships and other educational initiatives.

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Māui Hawke’s Bay 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
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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 Internship Programme

The Tuakana/Teina Internship Programme provides teaching and learning opportunities for Māori people to share and develop skills and knowledge…

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Staff from Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga graduated with their qualifications in Whānau Ora late 2022. Were rapt to see our Mounukuhia scholarships supporting our most treasured kaimahi. Thanks to Manaaki Ora Trust for delivering an awesome kaupapa! #hauoramāori #māorihealth #kaimahi #kaiāwhina #whānauora #communityhealthImage attachmentImage attachment+3Image attachment

Staff from Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga graduated with their qualifications in Whānau Ora late 2022. We're rapt to see our Mounukuhia scholarships supporting our most treasured kaimahi. Thanks to Manaaki Ora Trust for delivering an awesome kaupapa! #hauoramāori #māorihealth #kaimahi #kaiāwhina #Whānauora #communityhealth ... See MoreSee Less

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Rapai Pohe 2022

Introducing to you all the recipients of our Rapai Pohe Māori Nursing Scholarships 2022, Kylie Tipoki (Ngāti Kahungunu) and Lisa Halbert (Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Ngāti Maniapoto). 

Some of you may be privileged to have these wāhine support you in your well-being across Te Matau a Māui. We are honoured to tautoko your journey to becoming the amazing nurses we know you are. 

He mihi hoki tēnei ki Te Pūkenga - Te Aho a Māui mō te poipoi i ēnei mareikura.

Rapai Pohe 2022

Introducing to you all the recipients of our Rapai Pohe Māori Nursing Scholarships 2022, Kylie Tipoki (Ngāti Kahungunu) and Lisa Halbert (Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Ngāti Maniapoto).

Some of you may be privileged to have these wāhine support you in your well-being across Te Matau a Māui. We are honoured to tautoko your journey to becoming the amazing nurses we know you are.

He mihi hoki tēnei ki Te Pūkenga - Te Aho a Māui mō te poipoi i ēnei mareikura.
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Undergraduate Diploma or Certificate programme scholarship applications are open