Takarangi Cultural Competency Wānanga.

Takarangi Cultural Competency Wānanga.

Brain Research New Zealand (BRNZ) and Eisdell Moore Centre (EMC) members congregated at the waharoa (gateway) of Te Awataha Marae. Some were nervous, some were excited, and some had mixed emotions about what was to come. The kaikaranga (Māori wāhine caller) called us...
Ear and Hearing Care in Tonga

Ear and Hearing Care in Tonga

Clockwise from left: Dr. Bernard Whitfield with Assoc. Professor ‘Amelia Tu’ipulotu (Minister of Health) during World Hearing Day 2020; Dr. Lopati (second from left) with ENT staff members and Dr Bernard Whitfield; Dr Lopati (right) and research supervisor...
Technology to the rescue of research stymied by CoVID19

Technology to the rescue of research stymied by CoVID19

By Rajesh Kumar, M.P.H. As New Zealand entered Level 4 lockdown at the end of March, researchers around the country faced many questions: How do we progress ongoing research that requires face-to-face contact with human participants when there is no certainty about...
Looking for answers in the Pacific

Looking for answers in the Pacific

Elizabeth Holt knows Pacific people are facing problems accessing hearing health care, and the Eisdell Moore Centre’s Pacific Research Co-ordinator is looking for answers.She knows Pacific children in New Zealand are over-represented in otitis media (glue ear)...
Supporting Ear and Hearing services in the Pacific Region

Supporting Ear and Hearing services in the Pacific Region

Clockwise from left: Public Health Course for Hearing Impairment participants; Dr Silina Motofaga from the Pacific Community at the Pacific Regional meeting; Public Health Course participants hard at work at the Tāmaki Innovation Campus; Participants of the Pacific...