Māori health research is research that values Māori worldviews and builds Māori research capacity and leadership.

It is research which contributes to He Korowai Oranga (Ministry of Health, 2002) and to the Hauora theme of Vision Mātauranga. Māori health research is expected to build an evidence base which contributes to Māori health gains, derived from high-quality Māori health research that upholds rangatiratanga and uses and advances Māori knowledge, resources and people.

View a glossary of common Māori words used in a health context.

Career Development Awards
The HRC has a number of scholarships and fellowships available designed to foster the Māori health research workforce:

Funding results
Check out all our funding recipients