Current Projects

Enhancing Cultural Reproduction of Kai

Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga

Research investigating the production of Kai including practices relating to governance and sovereignty.


He Kaiora, He Hokinga Mahara.

Health and Governance

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga

Research looks into new and health governance structures that can intervene in persisting inequalities.


Unfolding tensions within post-settlement governance and tribal economies in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Homebased Support Services

Ministry of Health

Investigation underway into the BOPDHB Homebase Healthcare Model


Summary Table of WAI 2575 Stage 2 Claims.

Mataatua Definitions of Well-Being

Bay Trust & TPOOM

Research is surveying Māori whānau across Mataatua to understand local definitions of well-being.

Completed Projects

ACC Māori Cultural Capability Review


Research canvassed best practice and cultural capability across a number of health and social agencies across the public sector.


Public Sector Review 1988-2018

Census 2018 Campaign

Statistics New Zealand

Completed campaign at Mataatua Kapahaka Regionals encouraging participation by Māori in Census NZ.

Dementia Awareness Campaign

Lotteries Commission Health Research

An awareness campaign was launched on International Dementia Day 21 September 2019.


Dementia Video Web Series

Health & Agribusiness

Land & Water National Science Challenge 2019

Aim of research focused on enhancing primary sector while maintaining and improving the health of the land and water quality for future generations.


Report 1: Indicator Framework to measure enablers and constraints.

Report 2: Correlations and Relationships between Value Drivers.

Report 3: Opportunities to Access Premium Market.

Health & Marine Economy

Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge 2019

Through resource management, research aimed to realise value, increase use and maintain the ecosystem health of Tangaroa.


Māori Marine Economy Literature Review.

Kaitiaki Centred Business Models.

Submissions to the United Nations & NZ Parliament

WAI 2575 Health Inequities (Stage 2)

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Māori Health Inequalities Inquiry 2019

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United Nations CESCR Submission 2018

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Child Poverty Reduction Bill 2018

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Oranga Tamariki Amendment Bill 2018

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Whānau Violence Amendment Bill 2018

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Bay of Plenty DHB Māori Restructure 2017

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