Seeding New Research Excellence

NPM has confirmed an exciting collection of new seed and scope research projects, which will further expand on our current body of research.

Thes will extend NPM's transformative potential throughout its research network and communities to ultimately produce valuable and effective strategic outcomes.

There are nine new projects covering key areas within our three research themes and programme of Te Reo me Ngā Tikanga Māori.

These include:

Whai Rawa: Māori Economies

  • Mahi Tahi mo Te Hinonga: Indigenous Collaboration for Enterprise and the role of Indigenous Business Networks (Dr Ella Henry, Auckland University of Technology)    
  • Financial literacy for Māori realities: Designing culturally-responsive financial services and savings programmes for whānau Māori (Dr Carla Houkamau, University of Auckland)
Mauri Ora: Human Flourishing
  • Seeking Pathways to Mauri Ora for tangata Māori with long-term conditions (Dr Natasha Tassell-Matamua, Massey University)    
  • Understanding and supporting Whānau Consent (Dr Matire Harwood, University of Auckland)    
  • Te Pā o Rākaihautū – Wetekia kia rere: Kaitiakitanga and decolonising methodologies for Human Flourishing (Professor Angus Hikairo Macfarlane, University of Canterbury)    
  • Oranga Tamariki: New knowledge for evaluating and empowering whānau well-being  (Ms Khylee Quince, Auckland University of Technology)        
Tai Ao: The Natural Environment
  • Waiora ō Tātou Taonga – Healthy Water our Treasure (Dr Marama Muru-Lanning, University of Auckland)    
Te reo me ngā tikanga Māori
  • Te Mātauranga Wakatere Waka (Haki Tuaupiki, University of Waikato)    
  • Te rangiwhāwhā o ngā Atua Māori:  The widespread influence of atua Māori in a modern world (Dr Dean Mahuta, Auckland University of Technology)