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
    Rochelle Newport
    The University of Auckland
    Health promotion and Pacific Peoples
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ashalyna Noa
    University of Canterbury
    Canterbury Earthquake: Impact on Pacific Health provision
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Knowledge Translation Grant
    Dr Vili Nosa
    The University of Auckland
    A review of non communicable diseases in the Pacific region
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific health research PhD scholarship (2018 funding round)
    Mr Samuela Ofanoa
    University of Auckland
    Fractures and falls among older adults in New Zealand
    $125,100
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Monique Palaone-Smith
    The University of Auckland
    Factors related to sports participation and physcial activity amongst Pacific youth
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific knowledge translation grant (2018 funding round)
    Miss Fofoa Pio
    University of Auckland
    The health literacy of Samoan mothers and managing their children's health
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Health Masters Scholarship
    Mrs Mayor Pokino
    The University of Auckland
    Attitudes, knowledge, behaviors and health in Rarotongan adolescents
    $20,600
    12 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Namrata Prasad
    The University of Auckland
    The epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in New Zealand children
    $99,550
    36 months
  • Pacific health research PhD scholarship (2018 funding round)
    Mrs Veisinia Pulu-Lakai
    Massey University
    Co-designing a community-based intervention programme for prediabetes
    $125,790
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Eliza Puna
    The University of Auckland
    Cook Islands youth: Positive mental health wellbeing and suicide prevention.
    $106,589
    3 years
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Eliza Puna
    The University of Auckland
    Exploring mental health and suicide amongst Cook Islanders: A review of the literature
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Eliza Puna
    The University of Auckland
    Identifying risk factors associated with Pacific (Samoa, Tonga, Cook Island and Niue) adolescent's (10-14 years) suicide in New Zealand
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Meaalofa Pupi
    University of Otago
    The economic cost of diabetes among Pacific Islanders
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Ashleigh Raikuna
    University of Otago
    Effects of severe early childhood caries on Pacific Island families
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Postdoctoral Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Ravi Reddy
    The University of Auckland
    Improving the uptake of hearing health services in older Pasifika people
    $285,000
    36 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mr Troy Ruhe
    University of Otago
    Pacific people's falls prevention research
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Mr Troy Ruhe
    University of Otago
    The effectiveness of circuit-based exercise in Cook Islands communities
    $133,550
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Sara Samuelu
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    3 months
    The effects of screening on breast cancer in Pacific women and cancer survival rates in regions with most Pacific Island residents in New Zealand
    $5,000
  • Pacific Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Jacqueline Schmidt-Busby
    The University of Auckland
    Diabetes: impact on work, income and finances in Samoan families
    $18,253
    13 months
  • Pacific Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Mr Byron Seiuli
    University of Waikato
    Hookin’ up – Mental health and Pasifika students intimate relationships
    $335,000
    36 months