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
    Liliani 'Atiola
    The University of Auckland
    How food policy awards impact Healthy Village Action Zone (HVAZ) churches
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Mrs Litiuingi Ahio
    AUT University
    Vaevae manava and food security in Tongan communities: A way forward
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Development Grant
    Mrs Litiuingi Ahio
    AUT University
    Sustaining a community-based health initiative using digital technologies
    $10,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Ms Ulalei Aiono
    University of Otago
    Pacific people's opinions about prescription charges
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Emerging Researcher First Grant
    Mr Siautu Alefaio-Tugia
    Massey University
    Curbing the tide of violence! Exploring a Pacific psychological faith-quotient
    $150,000
    36 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Ms Zarah Allport
    The University of Auckland
    A joint Auckland District Health Board and Waitemata District Health Board Pacific Demographic and Health status report
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Miss Toni Anitelea
    University of Otago
    Follow up of hip and knee arthroplasty patients returned to GP
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Postdoctoral Fellowship (2016 funding round)
    Dr Apo Aporosa
    University of Waikato
    Kava drink-driving: Driver safety and injury minimisation to improve health
    $230,000
    24 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mr Adaab Azam
    University of Otago
    The relationship between multimorbidity and polypharmacy
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mr Nathaniel Carter
    The University of Auckland
    Epigenetic effects of alcohol exposure in the first trimester
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Ms Melbournemockba Coudetalei Mauiliu
    University of Otago
    Interpreting reported lived experiences of injured Pacific women in New Zealand
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Health Research Masters Scholarship
    Mrs Synthia Dash
    The University of Auckland
    Towards a Pacific Island definition of deliberate self-harm
    $10,000
    10 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Mrs Synthia Dash
    The University of Auckland
    A review of community development initiatives for the prevention of self-harm behaviour amongst Pacific youth in New Zealand
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific knowledge translation grant (2018 funding round)
    Ms Synthia Dash
    University of Auckland
    Deliberate self-harm among Pacific
    $5,000
    6 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Ms Stevie Davis-Tana
    AUT University
    An exploration of changes in Pacific Island family composition, 2000-2015
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific health research summer studentship (2018 funding round)
    Ms Sophia Dean
    University of Otago
    Tongan children's physical activity - native vs New Zealand migrants
    $5,000
    3 months
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Ms Damaris Dekker
    University of Otago
    Preventable illness in Pacific children and infants
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • Pacific Summer Studentship (2016 funding round)
    Mr James Devoe
    University of Otago
    Vulnerable at-risk unborn babies at Counties Manukau Health, Auckland
    $5,000
    10 weeks
  • 2012 Pacific Health Research Partnership
    Dr Ofa Dewes
    Auckland UniServices Limited
    The HRC, in partnership with the Ministry of Health
    A lifestyle intervention model to address obesity and type 2 diabetes in Pacific
    $594,434
    24 months
  • Pacific Health Research Summer Studentship
    Shavonne Duffy
    The University of Auckland
    Binge drinking and alcohol related behaviours amongst Pacific youth
    $5,000
    3 months