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Our Accolades & Research

Our organisation is defined by our people, with heroes in every corner

We see stories of innovation, achievement, loyalty and professionalism and most of all care and commitment everyday. The excellence we bring to health care is consistently recognised not only by peers in New Zealand and internationally but more importantly by our patients and their whānau.

We're proud of our international reputation and are renowned academically as New Zealand’s largest teaching hospital. Our alliance with the University of Auckland and its Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences in the form of the Auckland Academic Health Alliance allows us to innovate, research and stimulate clinical teaching to ensure scientific breakthroughs and advances in medical care reach patients faster.

We’re thrilled to see so many examples of our people being recognised for excellence in clinical care, ground breaking research and for the way they respect our patients and their whānau. As well as those who create a team in which people can thrive together.

Our local heroes

Each month we recognise our people to who go above and beyond, living and breathing our values. Anyone can nominate a local hero, patients, their whānau, visitors and members of ou…


Health Excellence Awards

Our annual awards showcase examples of excellence that impact the health and experience of our patients and community. We recognise and celebrate the dedication of our incredible s…

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Nursing & midwifery awards

A time of pride and celebration, an opportunity to recognise the awesome work our nurses and midwives do everyday caring for patients, their whānau and our community.

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Matāriki Awards

We are looking to celebrate everything our people do to improve whānau experience, eliminate health inequities for Māori or develop the Māori workforce through values based actions…


Allied Health, Scientific & Technical awards

These awards recognise the contribution this dedicated and professional workforce makes to our patients, their whānau and communities.

Many ways we recognise our people

Our staff strive for excellence everyday and we proudly recognise them in many more ways, including our memorial and long service awards and a number of scholarships such as our St…

Research & Innovation

We have the largest clinical research facility in New Zealand, with over 1200 active research projects and are recognised as an international clinical research site. We attract funding for research from more than 100 sources, including public funds, private foundations and commercial sponsors worldwide.

Our annual research report comes out in September of each year, highlighting our latest research grants, new research underway, awards and findings and how we’re making an impact.