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HRC Resource Library

Our research and funding documents contain support and reference information for applicants applying for funding, as well as background information for referees and committee members.

  • Chief executive expenses

    Strategic Goals and Statutory Functions
    The Health Research Council of New Zealand discloses the chief executive’s expenses, gifts, and hospitality as part of its commitment to transparency and accountability.
  • The New Zealand Health Research Prioritisation Framework

    Strategic Goals and Statutory Functions
    This Prioritisation Framework was developed as part of the implementation of the New Zealand Health Research Strategy 2017–2027. It prioritises how and why health research needs to be done in New Zealand in order to drive high-level health and social outcomes and ensure maximum impact from the government’s investment in health.
  • Te Mahere Whakamātāmuatanga a Rangahau Hauora Aotearoa

    Strategic Goals and Statutory Functions
    Te Mahere Whakamātāmuatanga a Rangahau Hauora Aotearoa is the Te Reo Māori translation of The New Zealand Health Research Prioritisation Framework. The document was developed as part of the implementation of the New Zealand Health Research Strategy 2017–2027. It prioritises how and why health research needs to be done in New Zealand in order to drive high-level health and social outcomes and ensure maximum impact from the government’s investment in health.
  • HRC Māori Health Advancement Guidelines

    Strategic Goals and Statutory Functions

    These guidelines will support researchers in describing how their proposed research contributes to Māori health advancement.

  • Statutory functions of the HRC

    Strategic Goals and Statutory Functions
    The HRC is responsible to the Minister of Health, and its major funding agreement is through the Minister of Science and Innovation. Our statutory functions are outlined in the Health Research Council Act 1990.
  • NZ Health Research Strategy 2017-2027

    Strategic Goals and Statutory Functions
    This first New Zealand Health Research Strategy brings together science, health, research and innovation to form a more cohesive system that will have the greatest impact on the lives of New Zealanders.
  • Strategic Refresh of the Health Research Council

    Strategic Goals and Statutory Functions
    This report of the strategic refresh of the HRC was prepared by officials from the Ministry of Health and the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment. It provides ministers with advice on how to maximise the contribution of the HRC to the government’s health and economic goals.
  • Ngå Pou Rangahau - The Strategic Plan for Māori Health Research 2010-2015

    Strategic Goals and Statutory Functions
    Ngå Pou Rangahau sets out the Måori Health Committee’s vision for Måori health research into the future.