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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.

  • Staff Declaration - HRC Contracts

    Funding information
    This declaration allows Named Investigators and the Contractor to revise and update FTE information, and provides written confirmation that the staff named and paid will be given sufficient workload relief to fulfil the research contract objectives and milestones.
  • 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.
  • Gene Technology Advisory Committee terms of reference

    HRC Ethics and Regulatory Committees
    This document outlines the Committee's scope and responsibilities.
  • Pacific Health Research Guidelines 2014

    Pacific Health Research
    The following guidelines build on the principles outlined in the HRC’s Guidelines on Pacific Health Research (2005), and address some of the fundamental issues relating to contemporary Pacific health research.
  • Pacific Health Research Guidelines 2014

    Ethics reference documents
    The following guidelines build on the principles outlined in the HRC’s Guidelines on Pacific Health Research (2005), and address some of the fundamental issues relating to contemporary Pacific health research in an evolving global environment.
  • HRC Guidelines for Approval of Ethics Committees

    Ethics reference documents
    This document sets out the requirements of ethics committees and their governing bodies when gaining approval from the HRC Ethics Committee (HRCEC).
  • Whaia te Ara Rangahau Hauora Māori - Pathways for Māori Health Research

    Maori Health Research
    This publication provides an overview of the HRC’s activities in Māori health research, and information on the various forms of funding available including career development awards.
  • Te Ara Tika Guidelines for Maori Research Ethics

    Maori Health Research
    This document outlines a framework for addressing Māori ethical issues within the context of decision-making by ethics committee members.
  • Guidelines for Researchers on Health Research involving Māori

    Maori Health Research
    These Guidelines intend to assist researchers undertaking biomedical, public health or clinical research involving Māori participants or research on issues relevant to Māori health.
  • Guidelines for Researchers on Health Research Involving Māori 2010

    Ethics reference documents
    The HRC's Māori Health Committee has produced these guidelines to assist researchers who intend undertaking biomedical, public health or clinical research involving Māori participants or research on issues relevant to Māori health.
  • GTAC Guidelines Xenotransplantation

    Ethics reference documents

    This document outlines the approval steps and guidelines for clinical trials involving xenotransplantation in humans.