Press Release: Thursday 3 September Hon Peeni Henare – Beehive New research released today confirms using whānau-centred approaches in primary health care services is key to achieving better health and wellbeing outcomes for Māori and Pacific whānau. This aligns with the recommendations of the Health and Disability System Review. The independent report by Moana Research,
Media Release 30 June 2020 – 12pm First Pacific owned research group to be fully funded by HRC explores mental health of Pacific mothers and fathers The Health Research Council has awarded Dr Seini Taufa of Moana Research – an independent research organisation owned by six Pacific researchers – a ($600K) Pacific Project Grant to
Malō e lelei, my name is Latai and I’m nine years old. I am Tongan and I go to St Anne’s Catholic School in Manurewa. This is my story of what Lockdown was like for me.
I am an only child and I have two bubbles. I stay with my mum on school days and I go to my dad’s house on weekends and holidays. I wasn’t sure what to expect during this Lockdown but I was looking forward to spending time at home with my mum and my baby cousin.
The inaugural 2019 Moana Research Seminar series will engage Pacific parents, community leaders and professionals in a conversation about government strategy and issues impacting Pacific children and families says Moana Research Executive Director Dr Teuila Percival.
Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) is a mostly preventable event with well-known risk and protective factors. Working alongside CMH, we’re pleased to provide our findings after seeking feedback from mothers, parents and caregivers on the Safe Sleep Tool.
A passionate group of researchers gathered in Auckland at a Pasifika fono to discuss potential projects within the National Science Challenge A Better Start E Tipu e Rea during the next three to five years.
Today marks International Women’s Day. At Moana Research, we recognise the important influences our women have not only in the home but also within the workplace.
The first five years of life are critical to establishing positive or negative pathways toward health and well-being yet inequities in Pacific child health still exist.
Moana Research was comissioned by Counties Manukau Health to understand mothers views on where they chose to birth (home, hospital or primary birthing unit) and the decisions surrounding this choice. This project provided an opportunity for mothers and fathers to share their views and experiences, and create an ideal birthing unit which mothers would want to use.
Moana Research contributed to this important document on ‘Accelerating the advancement of Pacific people in the workforce’ with The Southern Initiative, MBIE and The Auckland Co-design lab.