Katoa Ltd

Katoa Ltd is a Māori – Indigenous research organisation that undertakes Kaupapa Māori (by Māori, for Māori) research and evaluation, as well as offering a range of research and evaluation training. Katoa Ltd was established in 2003 by Dr Fiona Cram. Current projects include Affordable Homes for Generations and Whānau Manaaki.


Maori health research

Massey University including Mental health in social work, Māori health


Tapua Waiora Centre for Māori Health Research

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.


Te Atawhai o Te Ao

Independent Maori research institute for environment and health, Whanganui


Te Kotahi Research Institute, University of Waikato

Te Kotahi Research Institute delivers research and innovations that contribute to the aspirations of Iwi, Māori, and Indigenous communities. Te Kotahi focuses on developing interdisciplinary solutions to complex challenges, supporting the integration of mātauranga Māori, and enabling Indigenous control of Indigenous data.



Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga  (NPM) is New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence, established in 2002. Hosted by the University of Auckland with 21 partners. It undertakes and invests in research concerning the needs and opportunities arising in Māori communities. Its research is organised along the following themes:

Te Reo me Ngā Tikanga Māori

Te Tai Ao – Natural Environment

Whai Rawa – Māori Economies

Mauri Ora – Human Flourishing

COVID Projects


Te Ropu Whariki

College of Health, Massey University

Whariki works in partnership with SHORE as two multidisciplinary groups working in a Treaty of Waitangi partnership model to produce excellent research with the aim iof improving health and wellbeing in Aotearoa, New Zealand and globally.



The difficult conversations about managed retreat for Māori

After the devastating impact of land loss, there is an understandable reluctance among some Māori to give up the land they have left. But the changing climate will eventually inflict more pain on the most flood-prone places. Read more: