The need for, and importance of, kaupapa Māori methods in science and health research is now clearly articulated in best practice guidance1,2 and is increasingly recognised as important by research funding bodies.3 In this article we discuss the formation of a research partnership between two Māori-led and governed health organisations and the planned, intentional application of agreed kaupapa Māori research principles and practices4,5 before the research had even commenced. This has supported our ability to quickly make decisions, pivot in approaches whilst continuing to show manaaki (care, respect) to research participants during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Researchers: Joanna Hikaka, Anneka Anderson, Nora Parore, Robert Haua, Mariana Hudson, Brendon McIntosh, Kevin Pewhairangi, Rachel Brown.


Creator | Kaihanga
Māori Pharmacists Association and National Hauora Coalition
Year of Creation | Tau
Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa
New Zealand Medical Journal
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Attribution CC BY
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
I represent the publisher or owner organisation of this resource
This Research has
been peer reviewed by academics at a university
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