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Rangatahi Introduction Day Applications Open for 2021

Please use this form to register for our upcoming 2021 Rangatahi Programme Introduction Days scheduled for:

  • April intro day has been moved to Thursday 20th May,
  • Thursday 3rd June,
  • Thursday 2nd September,

All introduction days will be the same content and will be held at Auckland City Hospital from 8:30am – 3:30pm.

The 7 hour introductory day is an interactive expo where the students meet our clinicians and receive a more in-depth experience of the different range of health careers we have! Using the day to share insights and inspiration with our Māori and Pacific Year 12 & 13 students looking to pursue a Career in Health.


Register here: 

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Rangatahi Programme Health Careers Webinar

Online Registration: Rangatahi Programme Webinar Session via Zoom

Kia Ora Koutou and Warm Pacific Greetings

Please use this form to register for our upcoming Rangatahi Programme Webinar Session scheduled for Thursday 30th July at either 2.00pm or 5.00pm session. Both session times will be the same content and the alter session is for students who cannot make the earlier one.

We will be using this forum to share insights and inspiration with our Māori and Pacific Year 12 & 13 students looking to pursue a Career in Health.

Hear from our inspirational Guest Speakers:
Doctor Nathaniel Carter
Of Māori and Niuean descent, this amazing young man currently serves as an (RMO) Resident Medical Officer at Auckland DHB. Nathaniel is a gifted communicator and is passionate about inspiring next generation Māori and Pacific Health clinicians and practitioners. We are incredibly blessed to have him with us as he shares valuable insight about the health sector and his inspirational journey of navigating the health career pathways to becoming a practicing RMO.

Nele Kalolo
Hailing from the villages Faga, Puleia, Safotu, Iva, and Vaimoso in Samo. Nele is currently studying a Certificate of Health Science at the University of Auckland and is part of the MAPAS programme.
Upon leaving St Mary’s College in 2019, Nele earned a Cadetship placement at the Auckland DHB through the Rangatahi Programme and served her placement at Lotofale, Pacific Mental Health. This experience provided her with valuable insight into identifying key areas in the Health sector she is currently pursuing. Nele is currently a member of For The People, Pacific Climate Warriors, and Pacific Island Mental Health Association while working with the Auckland Museum and Pacific Leadership Forum on other activism projects and she is super excited to share her incredible journey with us all.


As well as our amazing guest presenters, we will also be sharing our upcoming events for 2020 and how you can access these.

We hope you can join us and we look forward to connecting with you online.

Ngā mihi & Fa’afetai lava
Jeremiah Taut
Rangatahi Programme Manager
Organisation Development Consultant

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Work Experience Week for 17 Year Olds

The last Work Experience Week for 2019 is

October 7th – 11th

Rangatahi from our participating schools will be offered an opportunity to experience working in different departments throughout our hospital guided by our experienced Health Practitioners. This contributes to providing our future health practitioners with quality insight, industry knowledge and real experience.

To be considered for a place on our Work Experience Week programme you must have:

  1. Previously attended an Introduction Day
  2. Be 17 years of age

Please note places will be offered to students based on the above criteria, and subject also to availability. Applications will close on Friday 6th September, 2019.

If you are interested in applying, please access our online application form via this website.

For more enquiries about Work Experience Week contact Jeremiah Tauti (Programme Manager) on email:

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Introductory Day for Year 12 and 13 Students

A whole day to see and hear from people at work in our hospital.

This is an 7-hour introductory clinical experience day where rangatahi from our participating schools meet Māori and Pacific health professionals, see people at work in a hospital and discover what the health workplace looks like.

There are a minimum of 4 Introductory Days per year. If you are interested in participating in one of our Introduction Days, please fill out an Student Introduction Day Application. Alternatively see your school Careers Advisor for information.

If you are a student interested in a Medical career please click here to find a tertiary study programme.