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

  • Pacific Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Dr Josephine Herman
    The University of Auckland
    Injury and disability among Pacific people in the Cook Islands and New Zealand
    $343,514
    3 years
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Heimata Herman
    The University of Auckland
    Literature Review of Nutritiional Issues amongst pregnant Pacific women in New Zealand from ages 15-40 years
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Masters Scholarship
    Miss Heimata Herman
    The University of Auckland
    To investigate health-related behaviours of Rarotongan adolescents
    $20,600
    12 months
  • Pacific emerging researcher first grant (2018 funding round)
    Dr Julia Ioane
    Auckland University of Technology
    Assessing mental health amoung high-risk Pasifika youth in Aotearoa
    $250,000
    36 months
  • Pacific Emerging Researcher First Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Tinte Itinteang
    Gillies McIndoe Research Institute
    Oral cavity squamous cell carcinomas: Cancer stem cells and the role of the RAS
    $150,000
    36 months
  • Pacific health research summer studentship (2018 funding round)
    Ms Louise Jansen
    University of Otago
    Acceptability of the treadmill six-minute walk test in Pacific peoples
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Sarah Kapeli
    The University of Auckland
    Social support among Pacific peoples
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific health research masters scholarship (2018 funding round)
    Ms Sarah Kapeli
    University of Auckland
    The effect of discrimination on health outcomes for Pacific people
    $28,699
    11 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Luarell King
    The University of Otago, Dunedin
    The role of culture in Pacific suicide prevention
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Mary Kivalu
    University of Otago
    A Review of New Zealand District Health Board policies about translation services
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Dr Jesse Kokaua
    University of Otago
    Health implications from education for Pasifika people and their families
    $329,116
    36 months
  • Pacific health research masters scholarship (2018 funding round)
    Miss Latasi Koro
    University of Auckland
    Hearing health in Samoan and Tokelauan populations
    $31,000
    12 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Wesley Lagolago
    AUT University
    Understanding traumatic brain injury in the Pasifika population of New Zealand.
    $5,000
    4 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mr Zebulun Laqekoro
    Universoty of Otago
    Pacific young people's perspective of oral health and oral health care
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Manusui He-naua Esther Latu
    The University of Auckland
    Barriers to Pacific women breastfeeding in the Waitemata District Health Board region
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Ms Manusiu Latu
    The University of Auckland
    Challenges of Tongan family caregivers caring for the elderly
    $15,115
    12 months
  • Pacific health research summer studentship (2018 funding round)
    Ms Kotalo Leau
    University of Auckland
    Persistent poverty in Pasifika families
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Tainafi Lefono
    AUT University
    Information needs and issues of importance for Pasifika peoples following spinal injury
    $5,000
    4 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Victoria Lesatele
    Massey University, Auckland
    Samoan peoples' experiences of CVD pathways of care
    $108,050
    3 years
  • Pacific Health Research Development Grant
    Dr Ieti Lima
    Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand, Auckland
    Exploring older peoples health from a social determinants perspective
    $5,100
    12 months