Te Tohu Rapuora Medal
Health Research Council of New Zealand Medal
This award recognises the contribution of an individual, research team or community group whose work has demonstrated leadership, excellence, and contribution to advancing Māori health and/or knowledge
Discipline: Medical and health sciences
Award offered: Yearly
Prize: Medal and a cash prize of $5,000
Te Tohu Rapuora recognises the contribution to Māori health leadership of a single researcher, research team, or community group. It may be awarded for a specific piece of research, an accumulated body of research, or a life-time contribution that has advanced Māori health.
The recipient(s) will have worked in partnership with iwi or hapū, community, or other Māori health stakeholders in making their contribution to Māori health.