News

There is always plenty of interesting things happening at Te Papa Hauora and within our partner institutes. Find the latest news, activity and information here.

Post-Lockdown Stress on Families

We’re back in level one and counting our blessings, but what effect has the lockdown period had on our children? What do they need from us now? Read the University of Canterbury’s health sciences lecturer Dr Mairin Taylor’s  article on how we can help our children during uncertain and stressful times. Mairin presented at Te Papa Hauora’s […]

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Local Professor Involved in Oxford University Covid-19 Vaccine Development

Professor David Murdoch, University of Otago, Christchurch Dean, and member of Te Papa Hauora’s Advisory Council, is on the Oxford University trial steering committee providing expert oversight on the vaccine development. Click here to read the article. […]

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Covid 19 – The Latest on the VIrus, the Vaccine and the Ongoing Impacts on our Community’s Health and Well Being

Thank you to those who attended Te Papa Hauora’s free public information evening on COVID 19 Thursday 23 July.  If you missed it, please feel free to watch the recording here.  It was a great opportunity to hear from our four experts on the following topics: Vaccine development –  Professor David Murdoch, University of Otago Christchurch Dean & […]

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Te Papa Hauora – Healthy Future Series

Enjoy these excellent articles from our Te Papa Hauora Advisory Council Members and other key leaders in health delivery, research and education in Canterbury. These articles focus on how health services, education, and research will change, improve and what needs to be prioritised as a result of COVID-19. Please share with your colleagues, friends and […]

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We’re Talking Health… Research Talks 2020

Thank you to everyone who attended our research talks – held here at Manawa and online. It was a great evening, some very interesting facts learned and lots of laughs thanks to our singing haematology lecturer Sean! A special thank you to our speakers. It was enriching to hear about the exceptional research that is […]

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Healthtech Supernode Challenge 2020

Winners of the inaugural HealthTech Supernode Challenge – a national innovation challenge powered by ChristchurchNZ, Kiwinet, and Ryman Healthcare – were announced at the Awards Ceremony held at Manawa in the Health Precinct on 22 October. After an electrifying and inspiring series of pitches, Richard McCulloch from NextStep was crowned as the Best Startup Team […]

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2020 Interprofessional Education and Practice Showcase – Held by AUT and Auckland University

Thank you to those who came and joined us at Manawa on Friday to link into the 2020 Interprofessional Education and Practice Showcase – held by AUT and Auckland University. It was a highly informative day, and great that we could be together. Thanks also to our local clinicians and researchers who presented virtually on […]

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Health Research Society of Canterbury’s Annual Poster Event

Thanks to everyone who attended the Health Research Society of Canterbury’s poster evening here at Manawa. Congratulations to Gretel and Sam who won the top prizes on the night. It was great to read about some of the excellent studies taking place here in Canterbury by local researchers. Here are the winner’s photos – Gretel  […]

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Te Papa Hauora Manawa Christmas 2020

A huge thank you to Stella Ward, and our amazingly talented group of presenters who shared a taste of their innovations at our Manawa Christmas event. It was a fun evening, where we all learnt about some of the technology that’s being developed within our partner institutes to improve health outcomes. A great evening! Click here for […]

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Professor Gail Gillion Receiving University of Canterbury 2020 Research Medal

Congratulations to Professor Gail Gillon, a founding member of the Te Papa Hauora Advisory Council. Gail has received the University of Canterbury’s highest research honour for her internationally renowned work aimed at improving children’s learning and wellbeing, the UC 2020 Research Medal. https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/…/helping-children-read… […]

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Professor David Murdoch Awarded the Distinguished Research Medal

A huge congratulations to our very own TPH Council Member, Professor David Murdoch, who was recently awarded the Distinguished Research Medal – the highest honour of the University of Otago. Professor Murdoch, based in Christchurch, is a recognised world leader in the study, prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, particularly respiratory infections. Click here for photo […]

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Metropol

Enjoy Peter Townsend’s article in the latest Metropol where he talks about two key players in Te Papa Hauora Health Precinct (TPH) receiving high recognition from their respective institutions. – Page 54 https://issuu.com/metrosp…/docs/issu_export_17_dec_2020/54 […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all at Te Papa Hauora

As 2020 draws to a close, We leave the year behind us. A year that put us to the test, But identified our finest. The Health Precinct carried on, Despite the Covid troubles, We continued to just get along, By working in our bubbles. Research was brought to the fore, As was collaboration, We promoted […]

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Message from the Chair

2021 is promising to be another challenging year in health. At Te Papa Hauora we are well prepared for that. We have planned a series of events that will increase the profile of health in our region, encourage research findings to be widely disseminated, and support health education at various levels in the system. We […]

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Metropol

Read Peter Townsend’s article in the Metropol where he talks about Health at the forefront – page 59 https://issuu.com/metrospublis…/docs/04_feb_issu_export/59 […]

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How do the Covid-19 saliva tests stack up? – Expert Reaction

The Science Media Centre asks experts from TPH’s partners, Otago University and University of Canterbury, to comment on Covid-19 saliva testing. https://www.sciencemediacentre.co.nz/…/how-do-the…/ […]

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Leadership in Health

Leadership in Health. Te Papa Hauora is now in the lead up to the ‘Future Leaders’ Programme’ scheduled for May 17 to 21. This will involve Health Students who are advanced in their training being exposed to a wide range of health- related interesting topics with a variety of leading health professionals. It is focused […]

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Research team unlocks strategies driving neuron connections

Collaboration at work – Professor John Dalrymple-Alford of UC’s School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing joined University of Oregon and University of Auckland researchers on a study that used high-resolution imaging and 3-D computer modelling to understand neuron connections. https://medicalxpress.com/…/2021-03-team-strategies… MEDICALXPRESS.COM Research team unlocks strategies driving neuron connections […]

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Message from the Chair

I hope most of you will get quality time over Easter to relax in what is a very busy and pressured health sector. To those of you providing health services over the Easter period, thanks for all you do, and for the commitment you make. At Te Papa Hauora we continue to build up our […]

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Read Peter Townsend’s article in the latest Metropol’s The Influencers

Read Peter Townsend’s article in the latest Metropol’s The Influencers.  He talks about the need to improve the interface between education and the workplace. https://metropol.co.nz/the-influencers-peter-townsend-5/ […]

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Thank you from the Canterbury Health Innovation Network

We were thrilled to be involved in the re-ignition of the Canterbury Health Innovation Network first. Thanks to the New Zealand Clinical Research (formerly CCST) for hosting the first event for 2021. It was great to re-connect and hear a little about what’s happening in the Canterbury health tech sector. Visit the CHI website for more details […]

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Message from the Chair

Health and well being are very much centre stage at present. With the recent announcements on the Health and Systems Disability Review and ongoing developments with COVID 19, nationally and internationally, the public preoccupation with health-related issues is perfectly understandable. This underlines the import role Te Papa Hauora plays in coordinating activities relating to health […]

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Future Leaders Programme

Congratulations to the 21 enthusiastic final-year health students who took part in our Future Leaders Programme recently. The Programme was designed to encourage the students to think beyond their roles and explore their leadership potential. The course concluded with a full-day group challenge where students designed a South Island health system. IMPRESSIVE! We wish the […]

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Techweek2021 Techie Brekkie

Thanks to everyone who joined our recent Techweek2021 Techie Brekkie. Our guests were treated to a wonderful mihiwhakatau, karakia and waiata from Te Korowai Atawhai team members. A special thank you to event MC Peter Townsend from Te Papa Hauora Health Precinct and keynote speakers the Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall and New Zealand Health Innovation […]

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Message from the Chair

It was a real pleasure to hold the Future Leaders Programme in mid May and see a different perspective of health issues through the eyes of students reaching the end of their formal training. We had 21 students from a range of health disciplines come together for the week, their closing task was to design a […]

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This event is on January 2022 @ 15.00 Health systems in New Zealand are shaped, and will continue to be shaped, by health professionals who look beyond their functional roles to make it better. Are you a health student in your final years of study? Join us on this free five-day programme built on the […]

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