Waimarie Onekawa, Bachelor Health Science (Midwifery), Lead Maternity Carer
Healthcare is one of the world’s fastest growing sectors, which is good news for anyone wanting to pursue a career in health. Kia Ora Hauora strives to highlight the opportunities health careers offer and serves as a resource to navigate your health career pathway.
Kia ora Hauora celebrates the journey and drive of Māori who chose a career in health. A career full of opportunities and possibilities to learn, grow and contribute to your future, your whānau and your iwi. Their stories are as varied as they are. They know what it’s like to make sacrifices, fail and get back up again. They touch lives in any number of ways and get to meet all types of people with all types of problems.
It might present some challenges but with motivation and passion a career change is possible as Waimarie Onekawa can attest. From banking to babies, Lead Maternity Carer and Midwife Waimarie Onekawa is passionate about looking after mothers and their pēpi.