Prime Minister recognises transformative science

Prime Minister recognises transformative science

The 2020 Prime Minister’s Science Prize has been awarded to Te Pūnaha Matatini for our contribution to Aotearoa New Zealand’s COVID-19 response. The Prime Minister’s Science Prize is awarded for transformative science which has had a significant economic,...
Te Pūnaha Matatini secures future with CoRE funding to 2028

Te Pūnaha Matatini secures future with CoRE funding to 2028

Te Pūnaha Matatini has been successful in its bid to be refunded by the New Zealand Government’s Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) in the recent CoRE round. From 1 July 2021, the Centre’s funding will rise from $2.1 million per annum to $4 million per annum through...
Researching impact of Moa extinctions on early Māori

Researching impact of Moa extinctions on early Māori

Te Pūnaha Matatini incoming co-directors Priscilla (Cilla) Wehi and Murray Cox have collaborated with Hēmi Whaanga and Te Pūnaha Matatini Kaumātua Tom Roa, from the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies at the University of Waikato, on an analysis of Māori ancestral...
Young achievers: Our 2019-20 student summer interns

Young achievers: Our 2019-20 student summer interns

Several New Zealand university students took up the opportunity to join Te Pūnaha Matatini’s 2019-20 summer internship programme, with paid 10-week placements working on research projects with a variety of our partner organisations. Once again, our student interns had...