Mira Szászy Research Centre for Māori and Pacific Economic Development

New Zealand's first dedicated Māori and Pacific research facility in business and economics aims to enhance the quality of life for Māori, Pacific and other indigenous peoples, in their businesses, communities and nations.

The Mira Szászy Research Centre aims to advance knowledge that benefits Māori business, Māori in business and the wider Aotearoa/New Zealand economy.

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Meet the director, researchers and research assistants of the Mira Szászy Research Centre for Māori and Pacific Economic Development.

Meet our members

The late Dame Mira Szászy DBE, CB, QSMJP, BA, DipSocSci, LLD (Vic) was one of the most outstanding Māori women leaders of the 20th century.

Read about Dame Mira

We conduct multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary research in a wide range of areas of Māori and Pacific economic development.

Discover our research

Listen to podcasts and watch videos on business and economics topics that are of particular interest to Māori, Pacific and other indigenous peoples.

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Here we share the Centre’s spiritual capital, including papers, presentations and reading lists.

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Read about past recipients, and view photo galleries of New Zealand's premier Māori business awards.

See the award-winners

Here you will find a range of links to relevant business, government and NGO websites.

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How to contact the Mira Szászy Research Centre.

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