Tōmaiora is a leading Māori Health Research Group based within Te Kupenga Hauora Māori (TKHM) (the Department of Māori Health), Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand. TKHM is responsible for teaching, building capacity and capability and undertaking research in Māori health. Established in 1997, Tōmaiora aims to be a thriving Kaupapa Māori research unit.


“To be leaders in Excellent Māori Health Research”



Māori Health Research

Leaders at Tōmaiora seek to be strategic, innovative, critically reflective and responsible

Excellence requires critical, rigorous and transformative (in theory, method and outcomes) approach to the research we undertake

Our research is determined by Kaupapa Māori Theory and encompasses inquiry that is Māori-led, Māori partnered, and Māori influenced