Tui Ora Staff Profiles
We have professionally and culturally competent staff who visit homes, marae, workplaces or wherever people feel comfortable. They are a complementary mix of nurses and doctors, health educators and promoters, social and youth workers and other allied health workers, as well as business, ICT, marketing, administration and HR staff.
In many of our services kaiāwhina walk alongside clients and their whānau, offering practical support and education, co-ordinating transport, supporting clients at appointments and finding out about related services. Kaumātua and kuia help address cultural aspects of mental unwellness as well as advocating for tangata whai ora.
Read about the jobs our staff do and the people they help.
Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Specialist
Shelley Johnston has many strings to her bow, including degrees in behavioural science and physical education, but a bachelor degree in alcohol and drug studies led to her role as an AOD (Alcohol and ... more
Co-Existing Problems (CEP) Team
Rose Taylor, Sam Mahy and Toi Hamahona make up the Tui Ora Co-Existing Problems (CEP) Team. Read more about their work. more
Vocational Support Specialist
Vocational Support Service
Vocational Support Specialist, Karen Teo says that her job is not just about finding a person a job. She works with a client to map out a career pathway. more
Mama Pēpe Tamariki Ora nurse
Tamariki Ora Service
Mama Pēpe Tamariki Ora nurse, Romane Stockman is a latecomer to nursing but experience and passion for the role, means she's making a real difference in the lives of tamariki. more
Steering young people down a healthy path is the role of Kaitiaki Taiohi Markham Grey. more
Aroha Nuku knows how to take a tackle and training on the rugby pitch has helped prepare her for a job at Youth Service (YS) in South Taranaki. more
Tui Ora Family Health
Dr Gal Carmi is a GP at Tui Ora Family Health, having moved to NZ from Israel. more