Professional Health Organisation links:

  • Maori women’s welfare league, marae
    Te Ropu Wahine Maori Toko i te Ora (Maori Women’s Welfare League Inc), is an organisation that adheres to Maori traditional values and concepts which are reflected in management principles and practices to aspire to a vision while achieving set goals and objectives.
  • Whānau ora
  • Whānau ora is an inclusive approach to providing services and opportunities to families across New Zealand. It empowers families as a whole, rather than focusing separately on individual family members and their problems.

  • Kia ora Hauora
    Kia Ora Hauora is a Māori Health workforce development programme aimed at students and current health sector workers to promote health careers as a great career choice!
  • Pasifika Medical Association
    Pasifika Medical Association is a network of Pacific health professionals, working collaboratively to strengthen Pacific health workforce capacity and capability and meet the health needs of Pacific people in the region.
  • Aotearoa Tongan Health Workers Association
    A healthy and prosperous Tongan and Pacific community in New Zealand and abroad.
  • Cook Islands Health Network
    The Cook Islands Health Network Association (NZ) exists to represent the healthcare interests of Cook Islands people in New Zealand by promoting health and wellbeing, contributing to and participating in health development in New Zealand.
  • Pasifikology
  • A network of Pasifika psychologists, graduates and students of psychology.


Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship:

These studentships, worth $5,000, aim to introduce research to Pacific students wanting to develop their research skills with supervision and guidance from experienced senior researchers. They provide an opportunity to develop a career in health research by working on a 10-week project over the summer break.

All the information you need to apply for a summer studentship is now available here on HRC Gateway.

Full applications - online submission system opens:

24 May 2019 - 8:00am

Full applications - online submission system closes:

5 July 2019 - 1:00pm

Full applications - hard copy due at the HRC:

10 July 2019 - 5:00pm

Last updated 23 May 2019.