To assist Māori to reach their potential by sustainably delivering Māori research founded on academic and research excellence, and mātauranga Māori, in a way that brings together Ngāti Hauiti interests, with the interest of Māori in general.
Here you can meet the team, find out what work we are currently doing, read our latest publications and find out how to contact us. We are a small team of dedicated, well qualified researchers with an established track record of success in being awarded contestable funding, generating academic outputs and carrying out quality research alongside Māori communities.
Change of Leadership
The Board Chair of Whakauae Research Services Ltd, Mr Peter Fraser, announced a change in leadership for the health research centre. Dr Heather Gifford who established Whakauae in 2005 under the auspices of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Hauiti, has stepped down from her role as Centre Director, paving the way for Dr Amohia Boulton to take over the day to day management of the organisation.
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Māori keen for doctors and healers to work together
The latest HRC Pānui reports on the findings of Glenis Mark;s Postdoctoral research regarding Māori patients; perspectives on health, their experiences of rongoā Māori (traditional Māori medicine) and/ r primary health services as well as their views on greater integration of the two systems of care.
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ASPIRE Future Directions
Members of ASPIRE2025 have just released the latest research report aimed at informing and stimulating debate about policy options that might help New Zealand become a smokefree nation by 2025.