Healthy Hearts for Aotearoa New Zealand (HHANZ), a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE)
Heart disease continues to be a leading cause of death and disability in Aotearoa and is a major contributor to the difference in life expectancy across the country. Pūtahi Manawa | Healthy Hearts for Aotearoa New Zealand (HHANZ) is one of newest Centres of Research Excellence (CoRE) hosted by Manaaki Manawa, Waipapa Taumata Rau | University of Auckland. We are a national collaborative network of researchers, community members, and educators passionate about achieving equity in heart health outcomes for Māori and Pacific Peoples. Pūtahi Manawa is funded by the Tertiary Education Commission, hosted at the University of Auckland and is supported by Māori and Pacific Leadership teams.