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20 Hūrae, 2023

Associate Prof Jason Gurney discusses the $5 million Health Research Council grant to conduct a five-year study he will lead with his team of researchers at the University of Otago. The study aims to provide an evidence base for planning and directing resources to improve access to and outcomes of cancer treatment for Māori. 'Bible of cancer': Researchers focus on Māori in new study | Whakaata Māori

8 Tihema, 2022

Our trustee Prof Jacquie Kidd, co-chair Dr Nina Scott and member Dr Maxine Ronald talk about cancer inequities and distrust in the health system and how the system must change to make a difference for whānau and morehu A cancer diagnosis via a two-minute phone call - The shadow of racism over cancer | RNZ

7 Tihema, 2022

Our member Dr Maxine Ronald talks to RNZ about workforce capacity woes and the need for Māori health workforce targets Doctors without peers - how the health workforce is little like the patients it serves | RNZ


1 Tihema, 2022

Congratulations to our member Assoc Prof Jason Gurney who is now on the Public Health Committee. New committee established to drive better public health outcomes |

12 Noema, 2022

Prof Jonathan Koea and Moahuia Goza attend the Workforce dialogue to ensure Māori cancer workforce is a top priority.  call for action instead of 'talkfests' on staff shortages following hui with Minister and officials | Newshub

21 Oketopa, 2022

Prof Jacqui Kidd comments on new research from our Hauora Māori health colleagues which found that the Primary Care system saves money by under-serving Maori. See The failure to close health inequities is costing the country millions, new research has found

21 Oketopa, 2022

Dr Clarence Kerrison talks to Waatea news about liver cancer and the need to eliminate Hepatitis C.  Māori focus will help eliminate hep C - Waatea News: Māori Radio Station

26 Hepetema, 2022

Dr Nina Scott talks to Te Ao regarding our concerns about the inequitable impact on Māori from the Queens Memorial Day

22 Hepetema, 2022

Mrs Maxine Ronald talks to Waatea about the bowel screening programme and the insights from whānau in Te Taitokerau. Whakarongo ki Dr Maxine Ronald | General Surgeon and Chair of the Indigenous Health Committee of RACS - Waatea News: Māori Radio Station

20 Hūrae, 2022

Prof Jonathon Koea shares his mātauranga about what causes liver cancer in The Whole Truth. See The Whole Truth: Te Māramatanga (

22 Haratua, 2022

Dr Nina Scott attends the announcement of the Bowel Cancer Screening Age extension and says 'it shouldn't have taken this long' See Wait for drop in bowel cancer screening age disappointing - widow | RNZ News

6 Apereira, 2022

Our CEO Moahuia Goza talks to stuff about the open letter challenging National and Act for their comments on scrapping the Māori Health Authority Health groups ask National and ACT to reconsider view on Māori Health Authority |

11 Māehe, 2022

One of our scholarship recipients Helena Abolins-Thompson (Ngāti Toa Rangatira) talks to Te Ao Māori about her PHD and her wawata to see more rangatahi to get into research  Māori taking cancer research head on after award win | Te Ao Māori News (

8 Māehe, 2022

We announce our first Early Career Development awards in collaboration with Te Kāhui Matepukpuku o Aotearoa (Cancer Society of New Zealand).

Three researchers receive first Māori Early Career Development in Cancer Research Awards - NZ Herald


Winners of new Māori cancer research awards aim to reduce inequities in healthcare |

16 Pēpuere, 2022

Dr George Laking provides commentary on longer wait times for cancer patients  Dying cancer patients say they are waiting too long for diagnosis, treatments |

4 Pēpuere, 2022

CEO Moahuia Goza provides commentary on the new breast cancer register report Major breast cancer report reveals lower survival rates for Māori, Pasifika, and younger women | 

Dr Māxine Ronald our Māori breast cancer surgeon also provides commentary  Report finds Māori and Pasifika women more likely to die of breast cancer | Newshub

8 Tīhema, 2021

Dr George Laking talks to stuff about funding of keytruda for melanoma but not lung cancer. Funding Keytruda for melanoma but not for lung cancer is racist, health advocates say |

3 Noema, 2021

CEO Moahuia Goza talks to Te Ao about the impact that Delta can have on Māori cancer inequities and why Māori should be prioritised across every COVID vaccine protocol.

26 Oketopa, 2021

Assoc prof Jacquie Kidd talks to Stuff about the structural racism found in their Kaupapa Māori prostate cancer project -

& waatea news

15 Oketopa, 2021

Prof Jonathon Koea and our CEO Moahuia Goza call for priority vaccinations and brace for impact of COVID 19 -


6 Hepetema, 2021

Our co-chair Gary Thompson talks to RNZ about prostate cancer and how the system needs to be more equitable and accessible

5 Hepetema, 2021

Rawiri Blundell and the Oranga Tū project launches their  documentary alongside Prostate cancer mōrehu  - mātaki mai

13 Hereturikōkā, 2021

CEO Moahuia Goza talks to radio Waatea about our partnership with Te Kāhui Matepukupuku o Aotearoa (Cancer Society NZ) to provide PHD scholarships for Māori researchers.  

27 Hōngongoi, 2021

Dr Jason Gurney acknowledges HRC for their role in supporting cancer and Māori research and funding his project to investigate the relationship between growing diabetes cases and the co-occurrence of cancer. Pānui mai:

2 Hōngongoi, 2021

Prof Jonathon Koea talks to radio Waatea about our liver cancer position statement and our calls to establish a Liver Ora Programme for Hepatitis. Whakarongo mai:

1 Hōngongoi, 2021

Dr Jason Gurney talks to Tapatahi about the need for a Liver Ora Programme:

20 Maehe, 2021

Prof Sue Crengle speaks to RNZ about lung cancer screening trials and the benefits for Māori.

19 Maehe, 2021

Have a look at our collaboration with Toby Morris and the spin off - cancer inequities throughout the system.

10 Maehe, 2021

Cancer Screening programmes should be managed by Māori to reach Māori - Dr Nina Scott speaks to RNZ.


9 Maehe, 2021

We give expert reaction to the governments announcement of a HPV self-test programme and a more proactive breast screening system.


30 Apereira, 2021

We give expert commentary on New Zealands' HPV self swab' missed opportunity.

25 Apereira, 2021

Dr George Laking talks about future state care - how we changed how we do health, a view from the future.

21 Apereira, 2021

Our CEO/Tumuaki Moahuia Goza speaks to Jessie Mulligan about the establishment of the Māori Health Authority.


then talks to The Project

16 Apereira, 2021

Dr George Laking talks to Stuff about the Smokefree 2025 goal and the national action plan. Smokefree 2025: Government proposals get a mixed reaction from smokers |

22 Poutūterangi, 2021

CEO Moahuia Goza talks to Raukawa FM about the racism incident in Queenstown, and how every corner of the health system needs anti-racism praxis embedded into it. 

12 Poutūterangi, 2021

Hei Āhuru Mōwai calls out racism in Urological Society Australia NZ. :



12 Huitanguru, 2021

Members of Hei Āhuru Mōwai attended the Whānau Māori Community Hui in Taranaki.

2 Huitanguru, 2021

Whakarongo mai to our co-chair Dr Nina Scott respond to the national State of Cancer Report in Aotearoa from Te Aho o Te Kahu

We also have secondary commentary from our member esteemed epidemiologist Dr Jason Gurney

30 Whiringa ā rangi, 2020

Whakarongo mai ki tā mātou Tumuaki e kōrero ana e pā ana ki te matepukupuku, me te painga hoki o ngā Wānanga Māori. Ngā mihi ki Raukawa FM. Listen here to our CEO Moahuia Goza speaking about mātauranga and cancer.

26 Whiringa ā rangi, 2020

Congratulations to Dr Nina Scott who was awarded the Waikato Medical Science Challenge award! This Kudos award recognises those who contribute to medical science that has significant impact locally, nationally and internationally. Mātakitaki mai: Dr Nina Scott - Vision Mātauranga - YouTube Ka mau te wehi! 

23 Mahuru, 2020

Mrs Maxine Ronald and the indigenous surgeons from RACS support our call to reduce bowel cancer age extension for Māori.

8 Mahuru, 2020

Pānui mai - Te Ora and Hei Āhuru Mōwai provide a joint position statement on bowel cancer screening

7 Mahuru, 2020

Pānui mai - Shelly Campbell & Dr Rawiri Jansen respond to the decision not to lower bowel cancer screening rates for Māori

5 Mahuru, 2020

Mātakitaki mai - Dr Jason Gurney speaks to Te Ao - research shows nearly a quarter of all Māori deaths are due to cancer

21 Haratua, 2020

Mātakitaki mai - Dr Nina Scott & Dr Leanne Te Karu from Hei Āhuru Mōwai along with other experts are talking about equity and improving access on telehealth.

10 Paengawhāwhā, 2020

Pānui mai - one of our members Dr Jason Gurney alongside our esteemed colleagues Dr Mel Mcleod, Dr Donna Cormack, Dr Ricci Harris and Dr Paula King succinctly tono the government to ensure that equity is a priority during this COVID 19 pandemic

5 Paengawhāwhā, 2020

Mātakitaki mai - as our haematology cancer doctor Myra Ruka talks to Moana Maniapoto about how to keep safe during the Level 4 Covid 19 Pandemic

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