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 Summer Studentship
    Shivanjali Lingam
    University of Otago
    Health impact of zumba programme on the nutritional habits and well-being of participating female Pacific Islanders
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Fakavamoeatu Lutui
    The University of Auckland
    Stepping forward: A needs analysis addressing gaps in knowledge in regards to family violence amongst Pacific people in New Zealand - A literature review
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Miss Nina Maifea
    University of Otago
    Rethink: Factors influencing students' life-work balance decision
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mrs Tessa Malolo-Seu
    AUT University
    Enhancing community healthy lifestyles: digital technologies
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Saneta Manoa
    The University of Auckland
    A literature review on the health profile of Tuvaluans living in New Zealand
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Miss Brogan Maoate
    University of Otago
    Patterns of nutritional behaviour among a Pacific Christchurch cohort
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Mr Caleb Marsters
    The University of Auckland
    'Run it Straight!' - Pasifika men, mental wellbeing and elite sports
    $110,909
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Brooke Marsters
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Antibiotic prophylaxis and the progression of acute rheumatic fever to rheumatic heart disease
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Mayor Mataio
    The University of Auckland
    Pacific health models: Do they fit?
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Tupuna Mataio
    The University of Auckland
    Cook Island adolescents perception and behaviour of alcohol use in Auckland
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Melbournemockba Mauiliu
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Experiences of Pacific peoples in the Prospective Outcomes of Injury Study
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Alana McCambridge
    The University of Auckland
    Improving upper-limb impairment after stroke with novel brain stimulation
    $105,230
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Masters Scholarhip
    Miss Sarah McLean
    The University of Auckland
    Depression in young Samoan females: The views of mental health service providers
    $20,600
    12 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Mrs Georgina McPherson
    Auckland University of Technology
    Pacific women navigating colposcopy services
    $49,957
    24 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Jaye Moors
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Lipid profiles as a risk factor for metabolic disease in Polynesians
    $114,812
    36 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mr David Nair
    University of Otago
    Alcohol consumption and behaviours of Pacific youth
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific health research summer studentship (2018 funding round)
    Mr David Nair
    University of Otago
    Development of a 3D printed thoracoscopic oesophageal atresia simulator
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Emerging Researcher First Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Pritika Narayan
    The University of Auckland
    The epigenome is compromised in Huntington's disease
    $150,000
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Johanna Nee-Nee
    University of Otago
    Raising awareness or creating confusion? Media coverage of cancer issues in New Zealand
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Rochelle Newport
    The University of Auckland
    Health promotion and Pacific Peoples
    $5,000
    6 months