Discovering innovative solutions to
the world’s leading health problems

using mobile technology

At NIHI we measure our success by our contribution to improving people's health in New Zealand and around the globe


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Waitangi Day

From the NIHI whānau to yours, have a safe, relaxing and fun Waitangi Day.







30 Years of NIHI Conference | Growing Health Innovation

We recently celebrated 30 years of NIHI. Our ground-breaking work over three decades has informed policy, driven innovation in practice and improved people’s lives.

You can read more here or check out photos from the event here.





About NIHI

Our work is focused on preventing disease, improving people’s health, reducing health inequities and enabling the delivery of more effective and equitable healthcare.




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Our NIHI team consists of academic researchers, project managers, developers, data managers, biostatisticians and more.




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