Te Pūmanawa Hauora

Te Pūmanawa Hauora (TPH) is the Māori Health Research Programme within the Research Centre for Maori Health and Development, at Massey University, with researchers on the Palmerston North and Wellington campuses.

TPH was established in 1993 with funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand, Massey University and Te Puni Kōkiri (Ministry of Māori Development). Te Pūmanawa Hauora has a focus on Māori Health Research and is involved in a number of significant research collaborations. 

Dr Te Kani Kingi 

Te Kani Kingi

Dr Te Kani Kingi is an Associate Professor and Director Maori at Massey University in Wellington. He has a specialist interest in mental health research, psychometrics, and Maori health. He has formally been an executive member of the New Zealand Public Health Association, The Mental Health Advocacy Coalition, the National Ethics Advisory Committee, the National Health Committee, the Public Health Advisory Committee, and past Chair of the New Zealand Mental Health Commission.  He is currently a member of Statistics New Zealand’s Māori Advisory board, the Health Research Council and AKO Aotearoa Assessment Committees, the New Zealand Pharmacy Council, Nga Pae o te Maramatanga’s International Research Advisory Panel, and Chair of the Te Rau Puawai mental health scholarship scheme.

He was born and raised in Poroporo (near Whakatāne) and was educated at St Stephen’s School in Bombay, South Auckland.  He attended both Waikato and Massey University.

More information

For information on current research programmes, past reports, collaborations, and all other matters please contact:

Angela Coffey
Email: a.k.coffey@massey.ac.nz

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