Māori Health

Māori Health is about the health issues facing the Māori people.

Studying in this area involves learning about the nature and the causes of the relatively poor health of Māori people on average.

This includes learning about how Māori health issues can be addressed at both health service and policy levels – in order that Māori health can be improved.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Māori-health-promotion practitioner
  • Māori-health-care provider
  • Public health officer
  • Community health promoter
  • Iwi planning officer
  • Development agency analyst
  • Health policy analyst
  • Non-governmental organisation (NGO) worker
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects


134% of national
median earnings


Further study
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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