Innovation

Pioneering ideas to tackle major global health problems.

Collaboration

Working with people from commercial, government, community and academic organisations.

Leadership

World leaders in smoking cessation, nutrition, m-health, physical activity and heart health research.

Global Reach

Delivering projects and programmes in Europe, the US, Asia, Pacific and Australasia.

Our Mission

Discovering innovative solutions to the world’s leading health problems 


19 April, 2018

Māori and Pacific health app trialled

A healthy lifestyle app, which is being facilitated by NIHI, which has been developed for Māori and Pasifika people is being trialled and could be rolled out nationally next year.

The app takes a holistic view of health and is aimed not only at individuals but also encourages whānau and communities to work together to improve health and reduce non-communicable disease. Read more
12 April, 2018

NIHI awarded 2 x Explorer Grants

Congratulations to Gayl Humphrey and Dr Samantha Marsh who have been successful in the latest round of Explorer Grants funded by the Health Research Council. Read more
1 February, 2018

DIET programme research shows NZ children see an average of 27 junk food ads a day

New Zealand children are exposed to around 27 unhealthy food advertisements per day, innovative camera research from Otago and Auckland Universities has revealed.

The research found children were frequently exposed, across multiple settings, to marketing of unhealthy foods not recommended to be marketed to children. Read more

Measuring success

At NIHI we measure our success by our contribution to improving people's health in New Zealand and around the globe