Kia Ora Hauora
Recruit, Retain and Revitalise the Māori Health Workforce
Kia Ora Hauora (KOH) is a Māori Health workforce development programme aimed at promoting health careers as a great career choice for Māori.
Kia Ora Hauora is a response to the national and international shortage of health sector workers - and the demand for more Māori health professionals in the sector.
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About Kia Ora Hauora
The programme structure comprises of a national co-ordination centre which sits with Canterbury District Health Board.
In addition there are four regional hubs which are the key mechanisms for delivery of the programme: Northern, Midlands, Central and Southern.
The Midland region comprises five District Health Boards – Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Hauora Tairawhiti, Taranaki and Lakes which is the lead district health board for the Midlands region.
What does it do?
Kia Ora Hauora supports Māori students pursuing a health career pathway and studying at tertiary level with the main focus on transitioning Māori graduates into employment.
Who is Kia Ora Hauora for?
- Māori who are currently studying at secondary level/whare kura students
- Māori who are studying at tertiary level
- Māori who are in-work and considering a career change
- Māori who are in the community, considering a return to the workforce
Click here to visit the New Zealand Kia Ora website for registration and information.
Kia whakamanawanui e putaki-nui kei whakatupungia te orange ou iwi ma
Be resolute and unwaivering in our commitment to grow potential and uplift the wellbeing of all