We will upload information about the latest recipients to have been awarded HRC funding for all of our funding opportunities as this information becomes officially available.

The information provided is for ‘year to date’ funding.

Previous Recipient List

  • 2012 Pacific Health Research Partnership
    Dr Ofa Dewes
    Auckland UniServices Limited
    The HRC, in partnership with the Ministry of Health
    A lifestyle intervention model to address obesity and type 2 diabetes in Pacific
    $594,434
    24 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Shavonne Duffy
    The University of Auckland
    Binge drinking and alcohol related behaviours amongst Pacific youth
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific PhD Scholarship (2016 funding round)
    Mrs Ellaine Ete Rasch
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Exploring Pacific children's unfavourable health outcomes using a community-based participatory research approach
    $113,980
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Dr Allamanda Faatoese
    University of Otago
    Lipoprotein biomarkers and cardiovascular risk in Māori and Pacific communities
    $243,003
    30 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Mr Adam Faatoese
    University of Otago
    The applicability of ctDNA as a tool for early cancer detection
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Miss Julienne Faletau
    The University of Auckland
    Text messaging support for Tongan people with prediabetes
    $108,645
    36 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mr Jonathan Feki
    University of Otago
    Spiritual care and kidney disease in New Zealand: Perspectives of the patient
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Manatu Fia
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    The effects of parent-child interactions and early mental state language on children
    $5,000
    4 months
  • 2012 Pacific Health Research Partnership
    Dr Ridvan Firestone
    Massey University, Wellington
    The HRC, in partnership with the Ministry of Health
    Chewing the facts on fat! What does that say about me?
    $315,728
    24 months
  • Pacific Health Research Seeding Grant
    Ridvan Firestone
    Massey University
    The early life factors study
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Sir Thomas Davis Te Patu Kite Rangi Ariki Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Tupa’ilevaililigi Ridvan Firestone
    Massey University, Wellington
    Pacific health and obesity research
    $300,000
    24 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Miss Theresa Fitzpatrick
    University of Otago
    Suitability of a low carb, high fat diet amongst Pasifika peoples
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific health research summer studentship (2018 funding round)
    Miss Theresa Fitzpatrick
    University of Otago
    Heart samples collected by Heart Otago - the link to Pacific populations
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Sir Thomas Davis Te Patu Kite Rangi Ariki Health Research Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Sunia Foliaki
    Massey University
    Pacific meets West in advancing palliative care for Pacific populations
    $300,000
    24 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Mr Gareth Fraser
    Gareth Fraser
    Health screening and service utilisation amongst Pacific fathers in New Zealand
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Miss Kaylarina Fuatai
    University of Otago
    Rheumatic fever injection compliance rates in Samoa
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mr Ryder Fuimaono
    University of Otago
    Samoan patients' pathways to renal services - a paired case study
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Miss Hilla Fukofuka
    University of Otago
    Associations between mental wellbeing and diabetes biomarkers in Pasifika youth
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Tumanu Futi
    University of Otago
    Effects of uric acid on beta cell function
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Ms Tumanu Futi
    University of Otago
    Is elevated cardiac fibrosis in Pacific patients associated with reduced klotho?
    $32,535
    12 months