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Te Hononga O Tāmaki Me Hoturoa (Te Hononga) is a kaupapa Māori organisation that provides Maori Centred Health and Wellbeing services and connecting whanau with their communities.  Te Hononga provides services to predominantly “high need’ populations in the Auckland and Counties Manukau areas.

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Whanau Ora Lifestyle Coach : Location Otahuhu - Closes 5.00pm, Monday 12th March 2018

We are seeking a motivated and dynamic person with at least three years’ experience working in Community and Health settings to join Te Hononga O Tāmaki Me Hoturoa and fill the vacancy of Whanau Ora Lifestyle Coach (Re-advertisement)

The primary purpose of this role is :

  • To provide services with a strong wellness focus that leads to lifestyle improvements for our clients and their whanau
  • To actively promote lifetime maintenance of good health and management of chronic conditions (including diabetes and CVD)
  • To utilise Maori models of health and focus on whanau ora/family health and well-being

Desired:  A tertiary qualification in relevant to this role,  have experience in personal training and an understanding of Maori Health paradigms.

Applicants to have a positive attitude, highly self motivated, have exceptional communications skills/report writing skills, have good time management skills,  respectful, trustworthy and ability to build relationships and making a positive impact in the lives of our clients.

Having the ability to speak Te Reo Maori would be an advantage and has good understanding of Tikanga and Kaupapa Maori values with the ability to work in different cultural settings and in a multi disciplinary team and independently as well.

Has demonstrated experience with physical activity programmes with individuals, whanau or community and has proof community health and or social services training commensurate with that expected of the  position

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in New Zealand and hold a current clean full NZ Drivers licence. 

To discuss this role further or obtain a copy of the position description,   please contact Joanna Singh on  (09) 973 0787 ext. 210 or by emailing

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm,   Monday 12th March  2018

Whāia te iti kahurangi ki te tūohu koe me he maunga teitei
Seek the treasure you value most dearly: if you bow your head, let it be to a lofty mountain