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

  • 2011 Career Development Awards - Māori PhD Scholarship
    Jennifer Reid
    University of Otago
    Sick to death: Māori access to quality health care in Christchurch
    $60,550
    21 months
  • Māori Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Dr Jennifer Reid
    The University of Auckland
    A kaupapa Māori feasibility study to improve type 2 diabetes in Whangaroa
    $343,520
    36 months
  • Māori Health Research PhD Scholarship
    Ms Marnie Reinfelds
    The University of Auckland
    Ka Ora – Exploring the Healing Potential of Birth
    $128,899
    36 months
  • 2011 Career Development Awards - Māori PhD Scholarship
    Pania Renati
    University of Waikato
    Whakapapa: An interpretation of indigenous theory for the postvention of suicide for whanau Māori experiencing whakamomori
    $108,095
    36 months
  • Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant (2016 funding round)
    Ms Denise Riini
    Waiariki Institute of Technology
    Improving papakāinga: Linking health, housing, and toiora (wellbeing)
    $9,300
    3 months
  • Rangahau hauora training grant (2018 funding round)
    Ms Denise Riini
    Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
    Improving Papakainga: Linking health, homes and toiora
    $11,700
    6 months
  • Ngā Kanohi Kitea full project (2016 funding round)
    Ms Toni Roberts
    Te Puna o Ngā Kākano Charitable Trust
    He Puna Reo He Puna Oranga Whānau: Impact of urban Puna Reo on health and wellbeing
    $188,970
    18 months
  • 2011 Career Development Awards - Māori Master Scholarship
    Te Moana Rolleston
    Massey University
    How do different populations define whanau ora?
    $11,600
    18 months
  • Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant
    Mr Luke Rowe
    Independent
    Optimising easy whānau access to efficient, effective and holistic hapū-led services
    $10,000
    3 months
  • Māori Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Kennedy Sarich
    Independent
    Burden of MRSA on Far North communities
    $5,000
    6 months
  • 2017 Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant
    Ms Joeliee Seed-Pihama
    Te Puāwai Tapu Trust
    Young Māori women & long-acting reversible contraceptives: Ensuring good access whilst guarding against coercion
    $10,000
    3 months
  • Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant (2016 funding round)
    Ms Heeni Shortland
    Te Ahikaaroa Trust
    Mauri ora ki te whenua, he tatai nui ki te rangi
    $9,000
    3 months
  • 2012 Career Development Awards - Erihapeti Rehu-Murchie Research Fellowship in Māori Health
    Kirsten Smiler
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Ka puāwa ngā kōhungahunga turi: The early development of Māori deaf children
    $330,273
  • 2007 Career Development Award - Erihapeti Rehu-Murchie Fellowship
    Dr Cherryl Smith
    Te Atawhai o Te Ao
    He mokopuna, he taonga: Health and wellbeing of grandparents raising mokopuna
    $265,045
    44 months
  • Maori Health Development Grant
    Mr Andrew Sporle
    Independent researcher
    Te hao nui, he hao komarohi
    $10,000
    6 months
  • Māori Health Research Summer Studentship
    Mrs Cynthia Strickland
    AUT University
    Footwear and foot orthoses adherence for Māori with inflammatory joint disease
    $5,000
    4 months
  • Māori Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Ms TeWhaawhai Taki
    The University of Auckland
    Te Tino Rangatiratanga o te Mate Ikura Roro
    $25,190
    24 months
  • Māori Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Dr Jade Tamatea
    The University of Auckland
    Te whakangungu rakau: prevalence, severity, outcome of thrytoxicosis in Māori
    $74,004
    24 months
  • 2013 Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant
    Ms Aroaro Tamati
    Te Pou Tiringa Incorporated, New Plymouth
    A life course approach to health and wellbeing - whānau early intervention
    $10,000
    3 months
  • 2013 Ngā Kanohi Kitea Community Grant
    Ms Aroaro Tamati
    Te Pou Tiringa Incorporated, New Plymouth
    A life course approach to health and wellbeing - whānau early intervention
    $200,000
    18 months