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Why are we here?

Whakauae has a vision to transform Māori lives through excellent research. We are all about translating thoughts into action; driving high quality kaupapa Māori research that is innovative, collaborative and cutting edge to create positive change.

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

Rethinking Social Work in Africa.

Decoloniality and Indigenous knowledge in education and practice Social Work Conference 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa attended by Dr Amohia Boulton.


Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) Conference 2017

Dr Amohia Boulton has attended the 2017 AES Conference in September where she had roles both as a presenter and a Board member.

AES Conference supports Indigenous participation.

In September 2017 Kiri Parata, who works as an independent community researcher and evaluator attended the AES17 International Evaluation Conference in Canberra, Australia.