The 2015 Te Rangi Hiroa Medal was awarded to Associate Professor Ruth Fitzgerald, University of Otago, for her significant contribution to medical anthropology in areas of social and political importance in New Zealand.
|2011||Colleen Ward – for her outstanding contributions to the advancement of the psychological study of immigration, acculturation, intercultural relations and cultural diversity.|
|2009||Ian Pool FRSNZ – for his demographic research on Māori fertility and family formation, the theory of age-structural transition, the measurement of mortality and morbidity, and the relationship between population and development.|
|2005||Alistair John Cluny Macpherson|
|2003||Greta Regina Aroha Yates-Smith|
|2001||Erik Newland Olssen|
|1997||Dame Joan Metge|