Maxine Ducker

Māori Public Health Leadership
ARPHS Secondment - Relationships

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Maxine has joined Hāpai te Hauora as a Relationship Manager seconded from Auckland Regional Public Health Unit (ARPHS).  Her role will focus on strengthening the working relationship between ARPHS and Hāpai by progressing our agreed mutual work programme, identifying other areas for collaboration and exploring ways to build kaupapa Māori service delivery within ARPHS.

Maxine holds a Bachelor of Management and Marketing, a Graduate Diploma in HR, and a PostGraduate Diploma in Emergency Management from Auckland University of Technology.   She has more than 20 year’s health sector experience gained from working within ADHB’s Laboratory, Cardiac-thoracic Intensive Care Unit and Public Health service areas.  She is skilled in operational business administration, emergency management, team leadership and project management.

January 2020 saw Maxine contributing to ARPHS’ COVID-19 response efforts and she led Infrastructure planning to establish ARPHS’ COVID-19 Response Unit.  Most recently Maxine was in a shared role as a Pae Ora Kaiwhakahaere, co-leading the introduction of ARPHS’ kaupapa Māori public health approach to COVID-19 Case and Contact Management for whānau and hapori.