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Te Pū rauemi KOWHEORI-19 COVID-19 resource hub

Support for people working in health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find information about how you can support yourselves and others, including consumers, teams and colleagues which complements and aligns with Ministry of Health resources.

Kia āta kōwhiri Choosing Wisely

The Choosing Wisely campaign seeks to reduce harm from unnecessary and low-value tests and treatment.

Before and while completing this application, you must continually refer to the data access policy and application guide. It provides guidance about the process and the details required for your answers. Please limit your answers to 500 words unless a word count is explicitly mentioned.

Section 1: Your research


Please enter the details of the lead researcher.


*Please reference He Puna Whakatau (see page 10 of the guide) in your responses to the following questions.

Section 2: The data

Data required

Please clearly specify the following requirements and tick the boxes to indicate the data you require.

Specific ethnic groups:

Ethnicity data

In the second question, you will need to refer to these mandatory Te Whatu Ora health sector protocols.

Section 3: Data governance

Researchers must consider Māori data governance and its implications for their research. Māori data governance pou will be considered by the national mortality review function management group when assessing applications. Please reference Te Pou – Māori responsive rubric when answering the following question.

*Provide evidence on organisational processes around data governance, including Māori data governance and oversight, as follows. If you are not working with Māori data, please enter ‘NA’ so you can progress through the form.

Rangatiratanga | authority

Whakapapa | relationships

Whanaungatanga | obligations

Kotahitanga | collective benefit 

Manaakitanga | reciprocity 

Section 4: Ethics, conflicts of interest and data storage

*Please indicate the status of your ethics application.

Conflicts of interest and management plan 

Data storage

*Describe how you will comply with the 5 safes framework.

Other information

Policy and procedure requirements

Confirm you are aware of each of the following requirements.

Acknowledgement of requirements

All named investigators must sign this form to acknowledge they have read, understood and will meet the requirements outlined in the associated data access policy and application guide. Please print, sign and upload it below.

Last updated: 29th January, 2024