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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

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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Undergraduate Diploma or Certificate programme scholarship applications are open