External Assessment Panel

National organisations with representatives on the Hauora Māori Scholarship External Advisory Panel

Ngā Kaitiaki o Te Puna Rongoā o Aotearoa – Māori Pharmacists Association (MPA)

Ngā Kaitiaki o Te Puna Rongoā o Aotearoa is the national body representing Māori pharmacists and pharmacy students. 


Ngā Maia o Aotearoa me Te Waipounamu – Māori Midwives Collective

Ngā Maia is the national body that represents Māori Birthing. The kaupapa of Ngā Maia focuses on Māmā, Pēpi, Whānau and promoting Matauranga Māori in pregnancy and childbirth. 


Te Aō Marama – New Zealand Māori Dental Association

Te Aō Marama is the national oral health (dental) association representing the Māori oral health workforce, including dental therapists, dentists, dental specialists, oral health promoters, support staff, and oral health (dental) researchers, teachers and students.


Te Kaunihera o Ngā Neehi Māori – National Council of Māori Nurses New Zealand

Te Kaunihera o Ngā Neehi Māori provides professional advice, health professional indemnity insurance, professional development and a professional voice for Māori nurses. The organisation is mandated by iwi to represent Māori on health issues.


Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (Te ORA) – Māori Medical Practitioners Association

Te ORA is the national professional organisation representing Māori medical students, doctors and medical practitioners working as clinicians, specialists, researchers and teachers.


Te Whiringa Charitable Trust – Māori Community Health Workers

Te Whiringa represent and enable Māori Community Health Workers to gather as a collective to advocate on behalf of whānau and hapū, organise hui-ā-tau for information sharing, establish a process for designing competencies, and network with other Māori Health Workers.


Ngā Pou Mana – Māori Allied Health Professionals

Ngā Pou Mana is the national Māori health organisation supporting Māori allied health professionals. Ngā Pou Mana umbrellas all allied health professions and offers a place and voice for those Māori allied health professionals who do not have their own professional organisations.

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