Post by Kiwi Frontline on Feb 21, 2019 16:13:16 GMT 12
A WEIGHTY ISSUE FOR AUCKLAND MĀORI
Young researcher Hannah Rapata is passionate about improving Māori health and nutrition.
Having spent the past two years cultivating her knowledge of indigenous health and food practices, the aspiring dietician was thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Ngāti Whātua over the summer, examining childhood obesity rates and initiatives within the Auckland iwi.
Hannah, 22, received a University of Auckland $6000 Summer Research Scholarship to complete the 10-week research project as part of the A Better Start National Science Challenge........