||Matire has worked in Hauora Maori, primary health and stroke rehabilitation settings as clinician and researcher since graduating from Auckland Medical School in 1994. Matire is a Senior Lecturer and Director for Research at Te Kupenga Hauora Maori (Faculty of Medical and Health sciences, University of Auckland); works part time as GP at Papakura Marae Health Clinic; and sits on numerous committees including Ministerial appointments to the Health Research Council and Waitemata District Health Board. She also provides commentary for the Maori Health Research Review, an e journal for providers and researchers.
Other work interests include Maori and ethics, asthma management, and the protection of the environment. Matire lives in South Auckland with her partner Haunui and two young children Te Rangiura and Waimarie.