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Waitemata District Health Board

Recruitment Centre

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HWNZ (CTA) Hauora Mãori Funding

We are pleased to invite Māori health workers to apply for scholarship support funding to undertake training. This funding support is from Health Workforce NZ (HWNZ—formerly CTA) and can be used by Māori health workers to enrol on an accredited course, covering tuition costs, some relief staff hours, cultural support, mentoring, travel and accommodation, where applicable.

You can call, text or email us for further information, to get an application form or even to help you fill out those forms.


Eligible Staff

You may be eligible if:

  1. You are of Māori descent, or, you are non-Māori but would study a qualification that is “Māori specific” and have a letter of support from the local Māori community (i.e. a 2 year Certificate in Health Science – Māori Health or a Certificate in Hauora Māori)
  2. You are working for an employer that provides health services within the Waitemata DHB area, for a minimum of 16 hours per week
  3. Your employer provides some kind of health service (i.e Disability, Older Adults, Primary, Counselling, Hospital, Community etc)

Eligible Courses:

Eligible courses are a Certificate or Diploma at Level 3 to Level 7 on the NZQA framework in a health or health management related area of study.

For a full list of suggested courses, please click on this weblink.

Application form:

Please fill out the attached form.

For more information, or if you have any queries, please contact:

Vanessa Duthie
ori Workforce Development Co-ordinator
He Kamaka Waiora
Māori Health | Planning and Funding
Waitemata DHB & Auckland DHB 
(09) 486 8920 ext 3129