Hauora Māori Training Fund

Hauora Māori Non-Regulated Workforce Training Fund 2018

Tihe mauri ora!
E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e rau rangatira mā
Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa
Health Workforce NZ (HWNZ) Hauora Māori Training Fund 2016 
Call for Under-Graduate Scholarship applications 
(Note: Only certificate or diploma level courses up to level 6 will meet the criteria for funding under scholarship) 
Hauora Tairawhiti is pleased to announce the opportunity for people who work in the non-regulated Māori health and disability workforce to apply for funding to obtain a formal qualification.Tihe mauri ora!

Tihei mauri ora!
E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e rau rangatira mā
Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa


  • be either a volunteer (MUST DO AT LEAST 10 HOURS PER WEEK), or a current employee of a DHB health and disability service, or a health and disability service, Primary Health Organisation (PHO) or a health and disability service that is funded by the DHB or the Ministry of Health
  • have Māori whakapapa and/or proven cultural links with Te Ao Māori and Māori communities
  • be approved and supported by the employer to undertake and complete the qualification(s)
  • demonstrate a commitment to and/or competence in Māori health and/or disability studies

Applying for funds 

Download the application form and send to Health Workforce Coordinator

For information contact Health Workforce Coordinator, Phone 06 869 8401   

Read about Wanita Tuwairua-Brown who has been a recipient of the training fund and is well on her way to completing a Diploma in Health Science.

Health Workforce NZ scholarship recipients graduata

Graduates from left to right: Alechia Tamanui (NZ Cert in Business Admin and Technology), Karolyne Boynton (Kiri Te Kanawa Aged Care), Chevy Tamanui (Cert in Health Certificate and Fitness), Rina Allen, Fluer Walker, Cherie Te Rorie (EIT), Dion Tuhou, Gloria Wardle, Ria Ngaire, absent Libby Smith, Gillian Maynard, Phoebie Wesche (Kiri Te Kanawa Aged Care).