About Us

The National Institute of Health Innovation

The National Institute for Health Innovation (NIHI) is a leading New Zealand research institute with a focus on prevention and management of common serious diseases and effective healthcare. We provide independent scientific evidence that supports individuals, communities, clinicians, and policy makers to 'get it right.

With research themes on addictions, nutrition, physical activity, heart health and health technology, NIHI undertakes research on effective delivery of healthcare, technologies to support care delivery and the prevention and management of chronic disease.


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


Recent NIHI Activities

NIHI staff recently supported Pink Ribbon Breakfast to raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ