Māori support in the College

Clinical and pastoral support 

The Pou Whirinaki provides clinical and pastoral support to all the Māori GP registrars in our specialist training programme, the General Practice Education Programme. 

Read more about the Pou Whirinaki

Collegial support

The College has a Māori representative group known as Te Akoranga a Māui. 

Te Akoranga a Māui is made up of College members who self-identity as Māori and have Māori whakapapa. Membership is optional.

Read more about Te Akoranga a Māui

Māori Health Strategy

The College's five-year strategy was launched in March 2017. This strategy builds upon the 2012 strategy with a focus on achieving health equity for Māori.

Read more about the strategy

College contacts

Tumuaki Māori, Tengaruru Wi-Neera

Tengaruru has overall responsibility for the College's Māori strategy and work programme and is based at the College's Wellington Office, Mon - Thurs, 8am - 5pm. 

Email Tengaruru 

Principal Advisor - Maori, Richard Tankersley

Richard is responsible for the implementation of the Māori strategy and provides advice across the College's work programme. Richard is based in the College's Wellington office, Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm

Email Richard