Success stories for Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund

Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund proposals approved for funding

2020 proposals approved for funding

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

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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

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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

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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

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Land use adaptations and capability development to support Māori inter-generational wellbeing

Te Pumautanga o Te Arawa Trust, Zymbl Innovation

$100,000

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Research Trust of Victoria University of Wellington

Whakapaparanga: Weaving Identity Through Wetlands

Ngati Kahungunu Ki Wairarapa

$98,632

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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

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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

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Past rounds

Last updated: 02 April 2020