Pioneering ideas to tackle major global health problems.


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


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 

12 June, 2018

Are artificial sweeteners better for you than sugar?

Watch NIHI's Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu on TVNZ's Breakfast as she discusses whether artifical sweetners are better for you than sugar.

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1 June, 2018

Do vitamin supplements actually do anything?

Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Professor of Population Nutrition, NIHI discusses the results of a Canadian study on vitamin supplements with Jesse Mulligan (RadioNZ, National Programme) 01 June 2018.

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1 June, 2018

mHealth Transforming Health Care

Dr Robyn Whittaker (Associate Professor Health Informatics & Technology, NIHI & Clinical Director of Innovation, Waitemata DHB) talks about 'mHealth Transforming Health Care' at the Emerging Tech Health symposium, HiNZ, Christchurch 22 May 2018 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