Past rounds for Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund

Details of approved funding for past rounds of the Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund.

2020 round

Organisation Project title Partner organisation(s) Funding (excl GST) Scheme
AgResearch Limited Te whakamātūtū kararehe: Building an interface between Mātauranga and western science to unlock the potential application of Rongoa in agriculture Nga Uri o te Ngahere Trust $100,000 Connect
Auckland University of Technology E hoki koe ki te kōpū o te whenua kia Papatūānuku – ki te Taiao. Return to womb of Papatūānuku – to the natural world Ngāti Moko Marae Committee (Bay of Plenty), Ngāti Whātua ki Ōrakei Research, Umupuia Marae Committee $199,985 Connect
Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd   Creating sustainable income streams from  Kānuka and Kina Bioactives Hikurangi Bioactives Limited Partnership $184,719 Placement
The rediscovery of natural and cultural heritage for āwheto and related taonga species Te Awahohonu Forest Trust $100,000 Connect
Massey University   The Uawanui Watercress Waterfall Project The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited, Tolaga Bay Area School, Te Aitanga a Hauiti Centre of Excellence, Massey University, One Health Aotearoa, New Zealand Food Safety Science & Research Centre $100,000 Connect
Land use adaptations and capability development to support Māori inter-generational wellbeing Te Pumautanga o Te Arawa Trust, Zymbl Innovation $100,000 Connect
Matakohe Architecture and Urbanism Limited Whangārei Hapū Whakamāhere & Pūrākau Research and Tool Development Nicki Wakefield $175,696 Placement
Murray Sam Holdings Limited Katuku Island Indigenous Educational Gaming Platform Ngai Te Rakato Ahi Kaa Trust $100,000 Connect
New Zealand Forest Research Institute Ltd Trading as Scion  Kaunaki Kōrero Tua Teru: Building the Science Capability for a Chatham Islands Waste Stocktake to contribute to Destination Rēkohu 2040 a Sustainable Chatham Islands Hokotehi Moriori Trust, Chatham Islands Enterprise Trust, Moana Fisheries    $112,659 Placement
Developing an emerging iwi researcher to build the foundations for science capability to enable Ngā Uri Taniwha (the seven generation plan for Ngā Ariki Kaiputahi) Te Runanganui o Ngā Ariki Kaiputahi $180,000 Placement
New Zealand Institute for Minerals to Materials Research Limited Green to Gold – Understanding ourselves and our Māori partnerships through a pounamu lens   Ngāti Waewae Arahura, Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Waewae   $100,000 Connect  
Nga Uri O Te Ngahere Trust Pāhekoheko te Maramataka – integrating Maramataka into land management systems  AgResearch $180,000 Placement
Ōnuku Rūnanga Incorporated Māhika Kai Ngāi Tarewa (Ōnuku) Ngāi Tahu Research Centre - University of Canterbury $100,000 Connect
Ora Innovation Group Limited Building Science Capability in Mamaku Skincare Business AgResearch Ltd $180,000 Placement
Pam Fergusson Charitable Trust Ka Rere Te Manu Augmented Reality Applications Ltd (ARA), Inspiration Junkies  $100,000 Connect
Tahuri Whenua Incorporated Society Documenting the WAI 262 Journey: an expression of Rangatiratanga Ms Hema Wihongi, researcher $70,000 Placement
Tawhiwhi Bioactives Limited Kaho: an innovative indigenous functional drinks range The Institute of Innovation in Biotechnology (IIB) & the FoodBowl $90,000 Connect
Te Awanui Huka Pak Ltd Ki Te Whai Ao -Exploring Bioactives Ligar Limited Partnership $100,000 Connect
Te Reo Irirangi o te Hiku o  te Ika trading as Te Hiku Media Whakairo Kupu - automatic part of speech tagger for te reo Māori Aoife Finn $180,000 Placement
Te Tihi o Ruahine Whanau Ora Alliance Charitable Trust Tihei te Mauri Moemoeā Toi Āria - Design for Public Good $100,000 Connect
Te Toi Ōhanga: New Zealand Institute of Māori Economic Development and Innovation Ltd Mauri tangata ki te whai Ao ki te Ao mārama i Heretaunga me Tamatea  Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga $180,000 Placement
Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi Ngā Kākahu O Te Ao: An International Register Of Māori Feather Cloaks Selected New Zealand and British Museums $100,000 Connect
The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited   The Uawanui Cultural Nursery Project  Te Aitanga a Hauiti Centre of Excellence Trust $100,000 Connect
Contemporary kaitiakitanga of freshwater taonga in Aotearoa – exploring and demystifying cryopreservation and surrogacy tools to aid native fish conservation Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu $100,000 Connect
The Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington Whakapaparanga: Weaving Identity Through Wetlands Ngati Kahungunu Ki Wairarapa $98,632 Connect
Unitec Institute of Technology   Hihiko o Mangarautawhiri: Power sovereignty for a prosperous whānau and hapū Te Mangarautawhiri a Pukehou Trust $172,199 Placement
Mana Kāinga: Advancing capability in the Māori Housing Sector Te Matapihi - He Tirohanga mō te iwi Trust $100,000 Connect
University of Auckland Unlocking the RS&T potential of Kāpō Māori Aotearoa through co-design of a vision testing device Kāpō Māori Aotearoa, New Zealand Inc. $100,000 Connect
University of Waikato He Kāinga Pai Rawa: Building Community Research Capacity for Housing Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust, Te Rūnanga o Kirikiriroa Charitable Trust, Te Korowai o Ngāruahine Trust, Te Runaka o Awarua Charitable Trust $99,948 Connect
Whenua Kura Supporting rangatahi Māori into a more dynamic digital future Digital Futures Aotearoa $99,000 Connect
Last updated: 08 April 2021