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Why are we here?

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.

Whakauae - Research for Māori Health and Development

If you are interested in Māori centred research, Māori public health research or Māori health services research then this site will interest you.


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.

You can hear how to pronounce Whakauae here.

Latest News

Waiata practice with Sue Kavanagh

Over recent months, the Team at Whakauae has been putting in some time to learn Ngāti Hauiti waiata and pātere under the guidance of Sue Kavanagh.

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Manuhiri from Manitoba, Canada

Whakauae were fortunate to host two visiting Manitoban students, both studying their Masters in Development Practice in Indigenous Development at the University of Winnipeg.

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Annual Report 2015

The Board Chair Peter Fraser and the Research Centre Director Dr Amohia Boulton are delighted to share with you our Annual Report for 2015.

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