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

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

Our Mission

Discovering innovative solutions to the world’s leading health problems 

10 September, 2018

DIET Symposium held in Wellington

Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu and the HRC-funded DIET programme team held a symposium in Wellington on the 9th September 2018, ‘Tackling Diet-related Disease in NZ’, to share results of the 5-year research programme with key stakeholders. The symposium was opened by Hon Dr David Clarke, Minister of Health, and finished with a panel discussion chaired by Kim Hill. Read more
10 September, 2018

Summer studentship opportunities - Waitemata DHB

Summer studentship opportunites are availabale with NIHI's partner Waitemata DHB

Waitemata District Health Board is seeking expressions of interest in studentships over the summer of 2018 and all tertiary level students are eligible to apply for advertised Waitemata DHB Summer Studentships. You will be supported by the DHB’s Institute for Innovation and Improvement (i3).

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30 July, 2018

Kiwi women are continuing to drink when pregnant, according to fresh figures from the Growing Up in NZ Study

NIHI's Professor Chris Bullen speaks to Jack Tame on Breakfast about the results of fresh figures from the Growing Up in NZ Study, showing Kiwi women are continuing to drink when pregnant, with 23 per cent drinking in their first trimester

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Measuring success

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