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

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...

Churches Tackling Gender-Based Violence Conference at Pacific Theological College

The Pacific Theological College hosted a conference to explore church responses to violence against women in the Pacific (12-13 April). The event bought together experience and expertise from Fiji and the Pacific region, as well as guest speakers from New Zealand and...

NZIPR Tala Fou Domestic Violence

This project seeks to strengthen the role of the church as an actor in the prevention of gender-based violence (GBV) and in support of GBV survivors. The one-day conference brought together service providers, policy makers, academics, theological educators and church...

Pacific Law, Custom and Constitutionalism Conference, Part I – A conversation between Aotearoa NZ and Samoa: Some reflective comments

A conference was convened entitled “Pacific Law, Custom and Constitutionalism, Part I: A conversation between Aotearoa/NZ and Samoa” at Auckland University from 12-14 February 2018. It was hosted with the generous support of the New Zealand Law Foundation, the New...

The International Conference on Sustainable Alternatives for Poverty Reduction and Ecological Justice

The International Conference on Sustainable Alternatives for Poverty Reduction and Ecological Justice will be held at: The University of the South Pacific Suva, Fiji 26-29 June, 2018  ...

Cultural heritage and new avenues for sustainable tourism development

Tourism has been identified as a key economic opportunity for South Pacific nations, both in country and also internationally with entities such as the World Bank focussing upon the need for these smaller nations to develop sustainable tourism that draws upon their...

Polynesian pathways to a future without electricity grids

The New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research is funding a major study to assess the feasibility of a Polynesian pathway to a more sustainable, low-cost, energy future without electricity grids. The project is being undertaken by the New Zealand Institute of Economic...

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New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research is hosted by the University of Auckland.

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