Systems Innovator Ruapehu - Healthy Families WRR
Fixed Term - 40 hours per week
Applications close:  5pm, 11th September 2019

Te Oranganui is an iwi led organisation that was established in 1993 to improve access and service delivery of health services to Māori in the Whanganui region.  Over time the roles and functions have grown and the organisation now delivers a range of health and social services throughout the region to Māori and non-Māori Whānau.  Te Oranganui is leading out the Whānau Ora approach in the region.  This approach works beyond treatment to sustained wellness for whānau, hapū , iwi and the wider community. 

Healthy Families Whanganui, Rangitīkei, Ruapehu is part of a large-scale prevention initiative that brings community leadership together in a united effort to improve people’s health where they live, learn, work and play by taking a dynamic system change approach. Health System change requires innovation owned by the communities themselves, resulting in the reduction of risk factors for major health loss and improving equity.


We are seeking a Systems Innovator Ruapehu who understands local systems and structures and can identify and act on opportunities and initiatives to improve health with scale and impact while helping communities design and lead out their own health solutions. If you are a bright, innovative thinker with a passion for co-design and community development, this could be the role for you.


If you are interested in this position, please click below.

Whanganui Campus
57 Campbell Street, 
Tel (06) 349 0007