Leading and Supporting Pacific Research

The New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research is a national institute to promote and support excellence in Pacific Research. A collaboration between the University of Auckland, Otago University and the Auckland University of Technology the NZIPR includes New Zealand’s leading research universities and also includes New Zealand’s largest networks of Pacific researchers.

Research projects

Labour Markets for Sustainable Economic Development

This NZIPR project analyses labour markets and the skills needed to underpin sustainable economic development.

Land and Development

This project explores the challenges and opportunities presented by land and the desire to expand commercial development and opportunities in the Pacific.

Private Sector Investment in the Pacific

Analysis of drivers and barriers for private investment; benefits of private investment.

Te Ang Maitoro - Cooling Kiribati and Samoa

Analysis of drivers and barriers for private investment; benefits of private investment.

Promoting Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Tourism Development

Analysis of drivers and barriers for private investment; benefits of private investment.

Lali

Tatala le ta’ui a le Atua: Rolling Out the Fine Mat of Scripture

Church Responses to Gender-Based Violence Against Women in Samoa: Supporting Church Capacity for Transformative Social Leadership Fitiao Susan Faoagali (MWCSD – far left) with guest speakers Prof David Tombs (middle) & Dr Mercy Siu-Maliko (second from right), and...

NZIPR Research Postgraduate Scholarships

Building Pacific research capacity is a significant feature of NZIPR. We are committed to increasing the number of active qualified Pacific researchers so we are pleased to offer three post graduate scholarships to Pacific students who are currently enrolled at each...

NZIPR Seminar – Critical Conversation on the Pacific

Recently, debate has been lively and vigorous in response to the Government signalling a shift in foreign policy towards the Pacific Islands region.

Call for Sessions: Islands and Oceans – A Conference for Pacific Research

When: 29-30 November 2018 Auckland Where: Fale Pasifika Complex, University of Auckland, 20 Wynyard Street, Auckland, New Zealand The New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research (NZIPR) promotes and supports excellence in Pacific Research. We are bringing together...

NZIPR Critical Conversation Seminar 14 June 2018

On 1 March 2018, New Zealand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Winston Peters delivered a speech to the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Australia, signalling a significant shift in foreign policy towards the Pacific Islands region. Since then, debates concerning...

Tackling Gender-Based Violence in Samoa and the Pacific

By Sri Krishnamurthi (PMC and NZIPR) Globally, roughly one in three women experience violence, but in many Pacific societies it is more like two out of three women, according to Professor David Tombs, principal investigator of the research project to strengthen the...

More frontline research ‘by Pacific for Pacific’ plea at climate summit

https://vimeo.com/244728466 Trailer for the controversial climate change documentary Anote’s Ark – former Kiribati President Anote Tong opened the first Pacific Climate Change Conference in Wellington in 2016. Mail & Guardian’s review. A recent Andy Marlette cartoon...

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