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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

Award details

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.

Current status

Nominations are now being sought for the Health Research Council of New Zealand’s Te Tohu Rapuora Medal 2022. Please see the HRC’s website for further information or email Ms Le-Shan Pomana-Wesley (LPomana-Wesley@hrc.govt.nz).

Nominations close at 1pm on Monday 2 May 2022.

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