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  1. Video for Māori Health Scientist awarded for work on indigenous health
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    Māori Health Scientist awarded for work on indigenous health

    A Māori health scientist Dr Matire Harwood [Ngāpuhi] has been honoured with a fellowship in the 2017 L'Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science programme for her research in addressing the inequities of health-related outcomes between indigenous and non-indigenous people.

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    Pregnant women should sleep on side

    New University of Auckland research has found that expectant mothers should sleep on their side towards the end of pregnancy, after the research found that women who sleep on their backs in late pregnancy may cause problems for the baby.

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    Report reveals Edgecumbe residents unaware of risks or evacuation plan

    Knowledge of an evacuation plan was limited according to findings released from the independent Rangitaiki River Scheme Review Panel.

  4. Video for Mouldy, leaking homes lead to asthma development says research
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    Mouldy, leaking homes lead to asthma development says research

    Research from Otago University proves that leaking and mouldy homes may lead to the development of a first attack of asthma in young children living in them. 

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    One in five NZ children exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

    New evidence shows one in five children continue to be exposed to smoking in cars, and that exposure even increased in 2015.  According to ASPIRE2025 researchers, this contradicts Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the hazards of exposure to second-hand smoke 

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    Weight loss study seeks men of different ethnicities

    Researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington, are seeking 20 men from different ethnic backgrounds for a study to find out how well people of different body shapes and different ethnicities respond to a weight loss diet.

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    Māori biologist nominated for Matariki Award

    Māori biologist and academic Professor Michael Walker is one of two finalists in the Te Tupu-ā-rangi award for Health and Science at this year's Matariki Awards.

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    Research grants includes focus on Māori & Pacific health

    This year's annual funding round of Health Research Council grants includes some grants which focus on Māori and Pacific health.

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    New teaching approach to accelerate bilingual learning

    New research from Auckland University shows that pupils in kura kaupapa Māori-language immersion schools who have English introduced to their lessons gain a better grasp of both languages. The research was conducted by Dr Sophie Tauwehe Tamati. 

  10. Video for Research funding to develop Māori leadership
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    Research funding to develop Māori leadership

    A new research project will look at how to harness the growing Māori economy to lift the wellbeing of Māori. The research will delve into how Māori leaders generate, embody and enact leadership in order to advance wellbeing.

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