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2 days ago

We are excited to announce our partnership with Te Whare Hukahuka. They are giving away $1.3 million dollars worth of scholarships and we’ve got a slice of the putea with your name on it!
All Ngāti Kahungunu whānau can use our unique link www.purpleplatform.co/ka-hao-ngati-kahungungu-iwi-trust to apply now.
If you ever wanted to learn e-commerce skills, start an online business or improve your existing online business here is your chance.
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5 days ago

📣📣 WE HAVE SPACES AVAILABLE THIS WEEK. 📣📣
PLEASE CALL TO BOOK.

If you are in Group 3 and haven’t booked your vaccination already you can call 0800 28 29 26 between 8am and 8pm daily to book your appointments at one of the Hawke's Bay DHB super clinics in Taradale, Hastings or Waipawa.

Group 3 is:
• Everyone over 65 years
• Pregnant women
• People with some disabilities* or underlying medical conditions*

*Visit www.covid19.govt.nz for full details.
For local information go to www.hbcovidvaccine.nz
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5 days ago

Mōrena e hoa mā!

We hope you are all having a great return to kura and whare wānanga. If you are not studying midwifery at Wintec, you can apply for the Mouhapainga scholarships that are open until this Friday 30th July. This scholarship is available for those studying a health specific degree, postgraduate course, masters and doctorate.

Criteria:
You are eligible for the above scholarship if:
• You are Māori and can specify your hapū or iwi.
• You are completing or doing papers towards a degree, post graduate diploma or masters.
• You work, intend to work or volunteer in the health sector and the qualification supports Hauora Māori career development
• You agree to participate in any promotion activities associated with the scholarship
• You agree that information can be shared persuant to the Privacy Act 1993
To apply please send in:
• Pepeha (you can include your iwi registration number)
• CV
• Cover Letter (must include the type of scholarship you are applying for)
• Confirmation of enrolment
• Two references and their details (must have kaumatua reference as one)
• Academic Transcript (not mandatory if this is your first year of study)
• Employment details (not mandatory)

Please email your applications to Heneriata.Paringatai@hbdhb.govt.nz
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6 days ago

Council’s decision to introduce Māori wards earlier this year means we must also review our representation structure. You have the chance to inform how you are represented.
Tell us your views by Monday 9 August, 12pm by completing the feedback forms at www.myvoicemychoice.co.nz
You’re also welcome to attend a meeting on Monday 2 August, 6pm at Council Chambers, 207 Lyndon Road.
More at www.hastingsdc.govt.nz/representation
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6 days ago

HINETEIWAIWA SCHOLARSHIPS 2021

Calling all Māori midwifery students in Hawke's Bay!
Tūruki want to support your journey to becoming a tapuhi Māori.

Applicants must:
• Be of New Zealand Māori descent.
• Be a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident.
• Be currently in your first or second year as a student midwife enrolled in the Bachelor of Midwifery Programme at Wintec.
• Reside in the Hawkes Bay & Intend to join the Hawkes Bay midwifery workforce upon graduation.
• Submit the application and supporting documentation on time.
• Be available to attend an interview if shortlisted and fulfil the presentation requirement.

To apply, please contact Heneriata for an application form. Heneriata.Paringatai@hbdhb.govt.nz
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HINETEIWAIWA SCHOLARSHIPS 2021

Calling all Māori midwifery students in Hawkes Bay!
Tūruki want to support your journey to becoming a tapuhi Māori. 

Applicants must: 
• Be of New Zealand Māori descent. 
• Be a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident. 
• Be currently in your first or second year as a student midwife enrolled in the Bachelor of Midwifery Programme at Wintec. 
• Reside in the Hawkes Bay & Intend to join the Hawkes Bay midwifery workforce upon graduation.
• Submit the application and supporting documentation on time. 
• Be available to attend an interview if shortlisted and fulfil the presentation requirement.

To apply, please contact Heneriata for an application form. Heneriata.Paringatai@hbdhb.govt.nz
2 weeks ago

This will be an awesome korero from Andrew Judd who is a recovering racist (his words not mine) see you there whānau.

Big mihi to Te Taiwhenua o Te Whanganui a Orotu for hosting this kaupapa
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2 weeks ago

We currently have a Tamariki Ora Nurse position available.
To apply for this role, please visit our website: www.kahu-exec.co.nz/job-vacancies to download a job description and application form.
Applications must be in no later than 4.30pm on Friday 13th August 2021.

Alternatively, you can email Marie Mahy (Team Co-ordinator, Health) whose email is listed within the ad below.
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3 weeks ago

RSV, which is currently spreading across New Zealand, is a common winter virus but it can be very serious for young babies.

If you are concerned about pēpi/baby, especially if they show any of these signs, take them to a doctor, after hours care centre, or the emergency department immediately so they can receive the care they need.
💜 Audible wheezing sounds
💜 Breathing very fast
💜 Laboured breathing — the ribs seem to suck inward when the child breathes in
💜 Seems very unwell
💜 Sluggish or lethargic.

You can prevent your tamariki catching RSV by keeping them warm, and at home and away from other children if they are sick. You can also help stop the spread by:
💜 Keeping yourself and your whānau at home if you are not well.
💜 Practice social distancing and wash or sanitise hands regularly.

If you need free health advice, you can call Healthline on 0800 611 116 – anytime 24/7.
If it’s an emergency – call 111.

Manaakitia tō whānau – he waka eke noa.

Read more here: www.ourhealthhb.nz/community-services/current-public-health-warnings-and-alerts/rsv/
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4 weeks ago

Due to RSV (respiratory syncytial virus), some of our services currently have a temporary no-visitor policy.

💜 No visitors are allowed in:
• Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU)
• Ata Rangi (maternity birthing unit, Hawke’s Bay Hospital)
• Waioha (primary birthing unit, Hawke’s Bay Hospital)
• Wairoa maternity ward
• Children’s ward, Hawke’s Bay Hospital

💜Exception: parents/guardians can support a child in hospital.

💜 Emergency department is limited to 1 support person per patient.

💜 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) visiting is limited to 2 visitors per patient, once a day only.

💜 Visitors to any area of our facilities may be asked to wear a mask or other protective wear.

💜 The decision about whether exceptional circumstances apply is at the Charge Nurse Manager’s or another lead clinician’s discretion.

Please help us protect tamariki in our care.

For our visiting policy and our full media release visit www.ourhealthhb.nz/news-and-events/latest-news/visiting-restricted-at-hawkes-bay-hospital-due-to-...
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