Welcome to Tūruki.

This website seeks to cultivate and nourish Māori health workers and students valuing individual and collective expertise, both now and into the future.

Please click on the section that fits you best:



The funding rounds are 20th November each year for Certificate and Diploma courses. Click on scholarship  to apply.  We can help you find the best scholarship to suit your study from the Turuki Strategy 2014-2019

Photo above: Rapai Pohe past and present Scholarship Recipients at the 2017 powhiri at EIT Hawkes Bay.

Students / Schools:

There are opportunities for you and  your school to be involved and kept up to date with Tūruki projects, events, competitions and much more. Like us on Facebook so you can receive alerts for the latest happenings.

Photo above: Hastings Girls High School students, attending the 2017 Career Expo held at Petigrew Arena

Placement Programme:

Whether you are already in the health workforce or are considering joining, there are work experience, placements and internship opportunities that you can register for.

Tuakana / Teina:

Want to share your skills and support others coming through their training? We are looking for mentors or tuakana to volunteer some of their time and expertise with students engaged in health related study. We'd love to hear from you.

Find out about Health Scholarships
click here

Want to be prepared for a career in health? - click here

Want to gain skills without leaving the workplace? - click here

Read about our mentoring & tuakana/teina programme click here

Where do I start?

I'm already working in health:

click here for more information

I'm interested in a career in health:

click here for more information