Principal Kaupapa Māori Researcher

Health Promotion Agency

  • Permanent
  • Wellington


Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā
Nau mai, haere mai, whakapiri mai!
Kia koutou ngā rangatira mā
Kia kaha, Kia māia ki te tono mō enei nohonga ki ā Te Hiringa Hauora

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Come closer to hear the words of encouragement and urge you all to apply for the positions on offer at Te Hiringa Hauora.

Ko te kaupapa | About the role 

Are you a respected, established Principal Kaupapa Māori Researcher who is keen to use your skills and knowledge to help enable New Zealanders to lead healthier lives? We are looking for someone to join our research and evaluation team. Our programme of work covers a broad range of health and wellbeing topics.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Research Manager and Team Leads to provide thought leadership in the development and application of kaupapa Māori research and evaluation across the wider Research Team, and support the Research Manager to ensure that the research programme is driven by Te Tiriti o Waitangi, particularly through a Te Tiriti based Research and Evaluation Framework. Are you a recognised and established intellectual leader in Māori research, either quantitative or qualitative, and/or evaluation?

If the above excites you we would like to hear from you. 

Ko wai mātou | Who we are

Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency leads and delivers innovative and high quality national health promotion initiatives. Te Hiringa Hauora is a Crown entity that works with partners including iwi, health professionals, researchers and academics, community groups, public health advocates, and others who are aligned to our goals.

Te Hiringa Hauora acknowledges the special relationship between Māori and the Crown under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and is committed to recognise and respect the articles of Te Tiriti. Te Hiringa Hauora encourages and supports staff to learn and enjoy te reo, waiata and increase knowledge of Te Ao Māori. 

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply

To apply for this role and for a full job description and application form please go to the vacancies page on our website Please send the completed Te Hiringa Hauora application form, CV and covering letter to or send directly to Vacancies, Te Hiringa Hauora, PO Box 2142, Wellington.

Applications close at 9am on Wednesday 8 July. For further information, phone Linzie Sutton on (04) 901 0954. Please note, Te Hiringa Hauora is a smoke free organisation. All applicants should be currently eligible to work in New Zealand.


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