Ka whakanuia te angitū me te hiranga o te iwi Māori e Ngā Tohu Matariki.
Te Tupu-ā-Rangi Award for Health and Science is special recognition of outstanding initiatives and programmes created and implemented in a clinical or non-clinical context which positively contributes to the development and retention of a capable health workforce. Science includes medicine, biophysics and biochemistry as well as environmental and cognitive sciences.
- Value of contribution to New Zealand society and impact on the local community, region and/or nation.
- Demonstrated in-depth understanding and commitment in a leadership capacity.
- Involvement in establishing and/or setting the direction of a not-for-profit group, organisation and/or cause.
- Value of contribution to Māori and non-Maori development of the health and science sector with positive social, economic and/or cultural benefits.
- Evidence of innovative initiatives and integrated practices in the achievement of successful health outcomes.
- Commitment to research, development and delivery of quality programmes of benefit to all.
- Length of service in the health and science sector, paid and/or unpaid.
- Demonstrated guidance, support, training and encouragement of peers and/or future practitioners.
- Concerted effort in working towards quality goals and outcomes.
- Proven participation in health and science courses, forums, conventions and community activities such as wānanga.
- Must be a New Zealand citizen or hold a Resident or Permanent Resident Visa.
- Must be available to attend the Matariki Awards 2017 gala ceremony – Friday 21 July 2017.
- Past winners of this award are ineligible.