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Pacific Health Hub is an online hub for Pasifika learners and the Auckland Pasifika health workforce.

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Programmes

Start or continue your health career journey. There are programmes to support you from secondary school to tertiary study, to securing employment or taking on a new challenge as a Pacific health professional.

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Pacific Health Hub is an online hub supporting more Pacific people into a career in health. It is an initiative led by the three Auckland District Health Boards. Pacific Workforce Initiatives aim to redress the imbalance between the Pacific population living in Auckland and the number of Pacific people working in the health sector. The Pacific Health Hub underpins this programme providing easily accessible information online. The Auckland District Health Board, Waitemata District Health Board and Counties Manukau Health collaborate on various programmes and initiatives to achieve more Pacific people working in health jobs.

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Secondary Programmes

A career in health can take you anywhere and it starts with the Pacific Health Science Academies. Access extra academic support while you study NCEA, get pastoral help with your studies and gain exposure to health professions while you learn.

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Tertiary Programmes

Being in tertiary study can be daunting. Programme W&AT! will help you through your journey from the transition from secondary school into tertiary study, connect you with support and expose you to health professions while you learn that can lead on to health jobs when you graduate.

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Workforce Programmes

If you’re a Pacific health professional working within Counties Manukau Health, then the Pacific Workforce Development Programme can provide a range of opportunities for you to get involved in areas such as leadership, mentoring, career development and networking.

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Jobs in Health

Find out what it's like to work in health, read about the opportunities in clinical and non-clinical roles available in our DHB, learn about the recruitment process and look for and apply for relevant jobs to advance your career with us.

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News and Stories

Access latest news from Pacific Health Hub, including inspirational student profiles, success stories from our Pacific health professionals, general updates from the Pacific Health Hub Team or items of important interest. All the latest reads, in our news section.

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Helping students navigate their way

02/10/2017

Programme W&AT! Facilitator Dickie Humphries was studying politics when it dawned on him that the world didn’t need another policy analyst. It’s this notion that led him in his journey towards helping people understand their goals and work towards achieving them. Read more

Finding her why

02/10/2017

Third year nursing student Joan Corbett says initiatives such as Programme W&AT! and the Health Science Academy are a welcome push for Pacific students pursuing a career in health. With a passion for the community Joan is on the path to becoming a community nurse. Read more


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Jobs in Health

7.4% of the New Zealand population identified as Pacific in the last Census, while the Ministry of Health states that in New Zealand the health workforce is under-represented by Pacific people with 0.6 Pacific and 5.7 Pacific nurses to every 1000 Pacific people. That’s why we’re focused on creating a health workforce that better reflects the community we serve.


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"For those who struggle, or just need one-on-one time with a teacher, they’re given that time, which is a huge help." Binary, Tangaroa College Student, Health Science Academy

Events

Looking for an opportunity to connect with others like you? Feel like you could brush up on some skills? Need a bit of inspiration or just feel like being social? Find all the latest Pacific Health Hub events in your location, right here in our events section.

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Final Session Professional Mentoring Workshop 3 for Mentors and Mentees

This Professional Mentoring Workshop 3 will be held at Manukau Institute of Technology on Wednesday 29th of November 2017. It is the final session for Mentors and Mentee’s for the 2017 academic year.

The session will run from 5:30 pm – 9 pm at Tanoa Room, MIT Pacifica Community Centre, North Campus, Gate 13, Alexander Crescent, Otara, Auckland 2241.


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Our Strategy and Values

Counties Manukau Health's shared vision is to work in partnership with its communities to improve the health status of all, with particular emphasis on Maori and Pacific peoples and other communities with health disparities.

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