Ms Julia Taiapa staff profile picture

Contact details +64 (06) 356 9099  ext. 84357

Julia Taiapa BA, MA

Lecturer

Te Putahi-a-Toi

Ms Taiapa teaches in the areas of Māori culture and Society; Māori womens issues and Māori Whānau Development. Her past research has been in the area of Whānau as a member of the Longitudinal Study, Te Hoe Nuku Roa, She wrote a book on the Economics of the Whānau and has co-authored articles on Māori Grand Parenting.

Iwi Affiliation: Ngāti Porou; Te Whānau-a-Apanui, Ngāti Kauwhata.

School of Māori Art, Knowledge & Education.

Ms Taiapa began her association with Massey University as an undergraduate in 1973. She trained as a primary teacher while completing her Masterate degree. She taught at both Awapuni Primary School and Queen Eliizabeth College prior to joining the staff of the Department of Social Anthroplogy and Māori Studies in 1987. 

More about me...View less...

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 06. 3569099 ext: 84357
    Location: 2.10, Te Putahi-a-Toi
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts - Massey University (1976)
  • Master of Arts - Massey University (1980)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Maori women & whānau

The Economics of the whānau

Cross Cultural research

Mokopuna

Whānau, hapu, Iwi development

Rangatahi

Kapa Haka

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Other Studies in Human Society (169900): Studies In Human Society (160000): Studies of Maori Society (169904)

Keywords

Maori Culture and Society

Māori Women

Māori Whanau Economics and Development

Research Outputs

Journal

Vakalahi, HFO., Taiapa, JTT., & Ware, F. (2013). Taonga: grandchildren the treasures of grandparents.. Journal of cultural diversity. 20(3), 112-119
[Journal article]Authored by: Taiapa, J.
Ofahengaue Vakalahi, HF., & Taiapa, JTT. (2013). Getting Grounded on Māori Research. Journal of Intercultural Studies. 34(4), 399-409
[Journal article]Authored by: Taiapa, J.
Ofahengaue Vakalahi, HF., & Taiapa, JTT. (2013). Generations Linked: A Case Example of Māori Grandparents. Journal of Family Social Work. 16(4), 332-347
[Journal article]Authored by: Taiapa, J.
Vakalahi, HFO., & Taiapa, JTT. (2013). Getting Grounded on Māori Research. Journal of Intercultural Studies.
[Journal article]Authored by: Taiapa, J.
Vakalahi, HFO., & Taiapa, JTT.Getting Grounded: Maori research for Tongan American researcher. Reflections.. Journal of Cultural Diversity. Retrieved from http://tuckerpub.com/jcd.htm
[Journal article]Authored by: Taiapa, J.
Vakalahi, HFO., Taiapa, JTT., & Ware, F.Taonga: Grandchildren the treasures of Grandparents. Journal of Cultural Diversity: An interdisciplinary Journa. , 1-20 Retrieved from http://tuckerpub.com/index.html
[Journal article]Authored by: Taiapa, J.

Report

Taiapa, JT.(2007). Report on Good Practice in Te Hononga Mai i Tawhiti. Massey University: Office of the DVC Maori
[Technical Report]Authored by: Taiapa, J.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • Te Reo Māori
    Last used: 19.08.2015
    Spoken ability: Average
    Written ability: Average

Media and Links

Other Links

Massey Contact Centre Mon - Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm 0800 MASSEY (+64 6 350 5701) TXT 5222 contact@massey.ac.nz Web chat Staff Alumni News Māori @ Massey