Taupua Waiora Centre for Māori Health Research

Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa
E ngā mana, e ngā waka, Ngā hau e whā, Ngā iwi o te motu. Naumai hāeremai.
Naumai me ngā karangatanga mahia ki runga i a koutou whakatau mai ki te Taupua Waiora mo rangahau hauora Māori ki te wānanga Aronui o Tamaki Makaurau.
Ngā mihi mahana kia koutou.


Taupua Waiora Centre for Māori Health Research is part of the National Institute of Public Health and Mental Health Research. It is a multi-disciplinary research group specialising in hauora Māori.

The mission of Taupua Waiora is to promote whānau ora, and positive health experiences for Māori whānau. A core aim is to make significant contributions aimed at reducing health and social inequities in Māori health, by improving evidence and knowledge that will enhance access and use of health and associated services, and promote positive outcomes and hauora for Māori whānau, hapū, iwi and communities.

Taupua Waiora aims to:

  • Conduct high quality, innovative and relevant research that is responsive to current Māori health needs,
  • Generate knowledge to bring about positive change, and
  • Translate research findings in a meaningful way for whānau, hapū, iwi, communities, policy, practice and education.


Taupua Waiora priorties:

  • Improving the access to and use of health services.
  • Improving hauora outcomes.
  • Whānau-centred and community health and development
  • Māori health workforce development
  • Translation of knowledge into policy, practice and education
  • Māori and indigenous research capacity and capability building