Governance Training

Governance workshops:

Friday 9th September 2016, 9.00am-4.30pm
Room N604/5, 6th Floor, N Block, Ara Institute of Canterbury (formerly CPIT), Madras Street, Christchurch
Friday 4th November 2016, 9.00am-4.30pm
Wintec, Hamilton (room TBC)

Governance is part of leadership. If you are a nursing or midwifery graduate of the Nga Manukura Leadership Programme and interested in developing your governance skills - then this workshop facilitated by Glenn Hawkins and his team is for you.

The 1-day workshop will include case studies and group work combined with the right amount of theory to support you into a governance role. There is no charge for the training. Participants will need to fund their own travel and any accommodation.

Registration numbers are limited so please register early by contacting Jessica O'Donnell via Jessica.O’Donnell@northlanddhb.org.nz or phone: (09) 4304101 extn 7108

Check Presentation by Lorraine Hetaraka-Stevens, Nursing Director, ProCare to Maori nursing tauira at national hui-a-tau, 6 May 2015 at MiT on 'Top Tips' for getting a job.

More tips for Maori new graduates on getting a job......

Check out I, Too, Am Auckland campaign on YouTube

A great resource on Cultural Safety:

Bibliographic Timeline of the Introduction of Cultural Safety into Nursing Education in New Zealand 1988 – 2012

For the latest health information at your fingertips, visit the HIIRC website for an extensive library of literature and resources.


For other Maori health, nursing and midwifery resources click here
Leadership...part of your career
Enrolments For 2015

Dates for 2016 clinical leadership programme

The next cohort will be at Tapu Te Ranga Marae, Island Bay in Wellington. The 8-day Clinical Leadership Training Programme consists of four 2-day wānanga spread over a 4-month period. The Wellington cohort will commence in March and finish in June 2016.

Cohort 13: Waikato - Turangawawae Marae
  • Wānanga Tuatahi: 7 & 8 July
  • Wānanga Tuarua: 15 & 16 September
  • Wānanga Tuatoru: 13 & 14 October
  • Wānanga Tuawha: 10 & 11 November

Information about the programme is on the website and here is the link to the enrolment form

Programme costs are covered. Your employer needs to release you to attend. Start times are 9am on the Thursday and finish at 3pm on the Friday. We work through the evenings and participants are expected to stay at the marae. For more information contact:

Tania Hodges - Managing Director, Digital Indigenous

T: (07) 858 4940 | M: (021) 897 514
E: tania@digitalindigenous.co.nz
W: www.digitalindigenous.com

Note: The NMoA Leadership Programme has been approved by the Midwifery Council of New Zealand as elective education and allocated 10 elective education points till Dec 2017.

About Us

In 2008 the Ministry of Health announced a significant investment into strengthening the Māori workforce. This investment would underpin the government’s workforce priority to:

  • Train more nurses and midwives
  • Promote clinical leadership and,
  • Increase the size and quality of the frontline clinical workforce

Thus, a national Māori Nursing and Midwifery Workforce Development Programme named Ngā Manukura ō Āpōpō was established. Read more...

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This year Te Kaunihera o Ngā Neehi Maaori celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Hui-a-Tau o ngā tauira neehi Māori. The hui will held from the 3-6 May at Ratana Pa, Whanganui. For more information or to register please contact :maorinursescouncil@gmail.com
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