The National Institute for Public Health and Mental Health Research (NIPHMHR)

The National Institute for Public Health and Mental Health Research (NIPHMHR)


NIPHMHR's mission is to carry out public and mental health research that will benefit health of New Zealanders and reduce health disparities. The Institute has four main objectives: - Develop research programmes that advance understandings of the cultural, economic, social, political and environmental determinants of health - Inform health policy, purchasing and service delivery, and facilitate evidence-based practice for health professionals - Develop and maintain strong links and collaborative relationships with a range of stakeholders including Maori, Pacific people, Asians, migrants, research centres, health provider organisations, professional bodies and other communities. - Widely disseminate findings and facilitate discussion and debate of significant health issues - Contribute to the development of the public health and mental health research workforce, with particular emphasis on building a representative workforce


Conduct high quality public and mental health research which contributes to the reduction of health disparities, and improves the health of New Zealanders.

Research Focus

Public and mental health research

Unique Capability Proposition

NZTRI is one of the leading tourism research and consulting services providers in the South Pacific and beyond. What sets NZTRI apart from other researchers and consultants is the wide range of expertise offered by our 80 members. Collectively we bring an unparalleled range of experience in translating tourism research into innovative and workable solutions for clients, which provides tangible benefits for business, residents, and visitors. Client services include strategy development, project assessment, feasibility studies, economic impact analysis, market research, and data collection and analysis.