Getting ready

This page is for organisations that fund and undertake research, and want to join NZRIS as a data provider once it is up and running.

We will start with data from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment; the Health Research Council of New Zealand; and the Royal Society of New Zealand – Te Apārangi.

Over time, we will grow the number of organisations contributing to NZRIS, on-boarding new data providers as the system develops.

Any organisation wanting to find out more about what’s involved in getting ready for NZRIS can get in touch with the NZRIS programme team by emailing

We’ve identified 3 main stages to preparing for NZRIS:

  • The first stage is finding out what’s involved in being a data provider,
  • the second stage is understanding how to prepare and submit data, and
  • the third stage covers your ongoing participation in NZRIS as you make subsequent data submissions.

We are currently preparing readiness material setting out more detail on each stage and will share this as soon as it’s completed.

Last updated: 25 March 2022