Current Projects

Dementia Awareness Campaign

Lotteries Commission Health Research

Awareness campaign on supporting individuals with Dementia to be launched September 2019.

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

Economic Governance Ngā Pae o te Maramatanga Project 2019

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

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.

Health & Agribusiness

Land & Water National Science Challenge 2019

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

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.

Submissions to the United Nations & NZ Parliament

United Nations Submission

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Child Poverty Reduction Bill

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Oranga Tamariki Amendment Bill

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Family and Whānau Violence Amendment Bill

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Bay of Plenty DHB Māori Restructure

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