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

  • Sir Thomas Davis Te Patu Kite Rangi Ariki fellowship (2018 funding round)
    Dr John Sluyter
    University of Auckland
    Evaluation of a new screening tool for atrial fibrillation in Pacific people
    $286,955
    30 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Dr Faafetai Sopoaga
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Pacific students’ health, wellbeing and success in higher education
    $112,550
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Puipui Su'a
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Breaking the walls: What is preventing Pacific Peoples from accessing healthcare
    $5,000
    4 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Dr Bruce Su'a
    The University of Auckland
    Defining a biomarker profile for anastomotic leak following colon surgery
    $25,000
    24 months
  • 2012 Pacific Health Research Partnership
    Dr Gerhard Sundborn
    Auckland UniServices Limited
    The HRC, in partnership with the Ministry of Health
    'Health beverages' for Kelston youth: A community partnered initiative
    $109,367
    17 months
  • Sir Thomas Davis Te Patu Kite Rangi Ariki Health Research Fellowship
    Dr Gerhard Sundborn
    Le Va
    Pacific solutions to reduce sugary drink consumption
    $300,000
    24 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Mrs Miriam Sundborn
    Auckland University of Technology
    Can health promotion programmes in schools reduce dental caries
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Clinical Research Training Fellowship
    Dr Malama Tafunai
    University of Otago
    Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease in Samoan residents in New Zealand and Samoa
    $320,000
    36 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Miss Fuakava Tanginoa
    University of Otago
    Ethical issues in sexuality eduation - an exploration of Pacific approaches
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Fuakava Tanginoa
    University of Otago
    Kids’Cam
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Helen Tanielu
    The University of Auckland
    Substance use amongst Samoan youth in New Zealand
    $105,896
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Athena Tapu
    AUT University
    Pacific smoking cessation services: Will they be enough to help us reach Smokefree 2025 goal
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Mr Fati Tapu
    Massey University, Auckland
    Compilation of Pacific Social Work Resource
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Miss Eirenei Tauai
    University of Otago
    Does language have a positive impact on the prevalence of mental health?
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Mrs Tuaupua Taueetia-Su'a
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Promoting health literacy to improve health outcomes for Samoan people
    $110,555
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Afu Taufa
    The University of Auckland
    Depression amongst Tongan (New Zealand born)
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Knowledge Translation Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Seini Taufa
    The University of Auckland
    A mother's hope: Pacific teenage pregnancy in New Zealand
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Knowledge Translation Grant (2016 funding round)
    Ms Afu Taufa
    The University of Auckland
    Her side of the kava story
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific knowledge translation grant (2018 funding round)
    Ms Afu Taufa
    University of Auckland
    Social impacts of heavy kava use
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Miss Natalie Taule'alo-Russell
    The University of Auckland
    Health promotion in pregnancy and infancy for Pacific disabled parents
    $5,000
    10 weeks