Latest recipient

The 2013 Te Rangi Hiroa Medal was not awarded

Previous recipients

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.
2007 No award
2005 Alistair John Cluny Macpherson
2003 Greta Regina Aroha Yates-Smith
2001 Erik Newland Olssen
2000 No award
1999 Jack Vowles
1998 No award
1997 Dame Joan Metge