Tiana Matiu
Student Intern

Ko Maramarua rāua ko Whangatauatia nga maunga
Ko Perenui rāua ko Awaroa nga awa
Ko Ngātokimatawhaora rāua ko Tinana nga waka
Ko Ngāpuhi rāua ko Te Rarawa nga iwi
Ko Motukiore rāua ko Roma nga marae
No Horeke rāua no Ahipara ahau
Ko Wiri tōkū pāpā
Ko Jacqui tōkū māmā
Ko Tiana Matiu ahau

Tiana is currently in her third-year, at AUT, studying towards completing a Bachelor of Health Science, majoring in Health Promotion. Tiana has a passion to improve health outcomes for Māori communities, through exploring nutrition, physical activity and mental health. During her student placement at Hapai Te Hauora, Tiana is aiming to gain knowledge of how Māori health promotion operates at a policy and strategic level. On completion of her studies, Tiana would like to gain industry experience and skills to help improve health outcomes for Māori and other indigenous communities around the world.