Hāpai Research and Evaluation specialise in innovative social and health research and evaluation that strengthens Whānau Ora and advances Māori health.
Our team welcomes project partnerships, and regularly collaborate with external research organisations, provide kaupapa Māori research and evaluation advice, and are members of a number of boards and governance groups.
We are a multidisciplinary team who can offer research and evaluation advice and support in the following areas:
- Social and Public Health Policy Development
- Health Leadership
- Mental Health
- Alcohol and other Drugs
- Whānau Ora
- Nutrition and Physical Activity
- Gambling Harm Minimisation
- Cultural Responsiveness
Our extensive network of stakeholders, and Collective Impact approach, means we are uniquely placed to leverage our relationships for specific skills and knowledge that can be used to enhance our work, or to provide a combined, cross organisational response to social and health issues that impact on Whānau Ora and Māori health.
7 March, 2022
The number of people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) may be grossly underestimated and advocates say a prevalence study should be done as a matter of priority.
15 October, 2021
‘Māori control of our own narrative’ - Hāpai Te Hauora have been busy developing a unique Māori Public Health response to data inequity and disinformation in the fight against Covid-19.
23 May, 2020
We congratulate the New Zealand government for the unprecedented steps taken to protect our population from the potentially catastrophic threat to public health posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 October, 2019
The Health Research Council has awarded Hāpai te Hauora a Ngā Kanohi Kitea Full Project Grant to explore whānau Māori experiences with an FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) diagnosis