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Te Hiringa Hauora | Health Promotion Agency inspires all New Zealanders to live healthier lives. Our work includes leading and delivering innovative and high quality health promotion research, programmes and campaigns.

We are a Crown entity that works with partners including medical professionals, researchers and academic, community groups, public health advocates, Māori and Pacific providers, industry groups and others who are aligned to our goals.

The work we do at Te Hiringa Hauora is varied and challenging. It offers real opportunities to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of all New Zealanders.

We are innovative and encourage an open and inclusive team culture where individuals and their contributions are valued.  

Our staff work across a range of programme areas through research and evaluation, policy and advice, marketing and communication, health education, digital solutions, and strategic relationships. A corporate services team supports this work.

Our values

We live by our values. They are:

  • Agile.
  • Approachable.
  • Inspiring.
  • Trusted.

The values are a foundation for us. They form the basis of our culture, our operating style, our priorities, and the performance standards we set for our people.


There are a range of benefits you'll enjoy as an employee of Te Hiringa Hauora. These include:

  • flexible working
  • professional development
  • on-the-job learning
  • study assistance
  • group life and critical illness insurance
  • access to Employee Assistance Programmes
  • flu vaccinations
  • contribution to glasses and hearing aids
  • enhanced sick leave arrangements
  • standing desks
  • healthy catering.

We acknowledge the special relationship between Māori and the Crown under Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to recognise and respect the articles of Te Tiriti. We encourage and support staff to learn and enjoy te Reo Māori, waiata, and increase their knowledge of Te Ao Māori.