S. 'APO' APOROSA (PhD)
Research for Development
Since 1994, Aporosa has applied for, negotiated, received and accounted for more than 200 individual grants totaling more than two million dollars for research and community development projects in New Zealand and Fiji. A selection of those development and research project awards are listed.
2022 Fulbright awardee - Visiting scholar, Hawaii (3 months starting 1 Nov.)
2019 New Zealand Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF)
Ranking: B (Pacific panel).
2019 New Zealand Health Research Council Sir Thomas Davis Te Patu Kite
Rangi Ariki Award Pasifika Post-Doctoral Fellowship (ref.19/002):
2016 New Zealand Health Research Council Pasifika Post-Doctoral
Fellowship (ref.16/462): NZ$230,000.
2015 Ngā Kanohi Kitea Full Grant, Health Research Council of NZ (ref.
2014 Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant, Health Research Council of NZ
(ref. 15/563): NZ$10,000.
2010 Massey University Doctoral Hardship Bursary (field research). NZ$7,000.
2008 NZAID Postgraduate Field Research Award (field research). NZ$4,200.
2008 Education New Zealand Postgraduate Study Abroad Awards. NZ$2,200.
2008 Massey University School of People, Environment and Planning Graduate
Research Fund (field research costs). NZ$1,810.
2007 Massey University School of People, Environment and Planning Graduate
Research Fund (field research costs). NZ$1,386.
Development Projects (Research for Development)
2005 Replacement water supply, rural school, Fiji. Government of Fiji.
2003 Hydro-electric generator for rural Fijian school. NZAID. NZ$67,000.
2002 Replacement of school dormitory, rural Fiji. Rotary NZ. NZ$11,600.
2001 New school boat, rural Fiji. Canada Fund. FJ$27,000.
2000 Text books for school, rural Fiji. The Pacific Development & Conservation
1996 Towards purchase of 16 metre sailing catamaran ($1.2m), Wings of the
Dawn Sailing Trust, Tauranga. The NZ Lottery Commission. NZ$250,000