ManaKidz Registered Nurse
Languages: English, Te Reo Kuki Airani
Maria Timote is a Registered Nurse working in the ManaKidz Rheumatic Fever Programme. She studied at The University of Auckland and completed a Bachelor of Nursing degree in 2018. Maria has a huge interest working in schools and loves serving her South Auckland community. Her role as a Registered Nurse will enable her to provide a comprehensive health service within schools in the Otara area, which includes management of sore throat, skin infections and supporting other health referrals. Maria believes all children should have the best start in life and that the ManaKidz programme will help improve the health of children and reduce ethnic inequities in health outcomes for preventable conditions. Maria’s passion to serve others will always be a prominent aspect in her life and she also loves to embrace her Cook Island culture.