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Prof Sir Mason Durie

Emeritus Professor

Research & Enterprise

Research Projects

Completed Projects

Project Title: Whakaoranga Whanau: Whanau Resilience

Date Range: 2009 - 2011

Funding Body: Health Research Council of New Zealand

Project Team:

Project Title: Digital Transformations: Maori Identity, Innovation and Organisation on the Internet

Date Range: 2007 - 2010

Funding Body: Foundation for Research, Science & Technology

Project Team:

Research Outputs

Journal

Hatcher, S., Coupe, N., Durie, M., Elder, H., Tapsell, R., Wikiriwhi, K., . . . Parag, V. (2011). Te Ira Tangata: A Zelen randomised controlled trial of a treatment package including problem solving therapy compared to treatment as usual in Maori who present to hospital after self harm. TRIALS. 12
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Hikuroa, D, ., Morgan, K, ., Durie, MH., Henare, M, ., & Robust, Te T, . (2011). Integration of Indigenous Knowledge and Science. The International Journal of Science in Society. 2(2), 105-114
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2011). Indigenous mental health 2035: Future takers, future makers and transformational potential. Australasian Psychiatry. 19(SUPPL. 1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Hatcher, S., Coupe, N., Durie, M., Elder, H., Tapsell, R., Wikiriwhi, K., . . . Parag, V. (2011). Te Ira Tangata: A Zelen randomised controlled trial of a treatment package including problem solving therapy compared to treatment as usual in Maori who present to hospital after self harm. Trials. 12
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2011). Indigenizing mental health services: New Zealand experience. Transcultural Psychiatry. 48(1-2), 24-36
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2010). Global transitions: Implications for a regional social work agenda. Journal of Indigenous Voices in Social Work. 1(2), 1-9
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Sones, R., Hopkins, C., Manson, S., Watson, R., Durie, M., & Naquin, V. (2010). The Wharerata declaration - the development of indigenous leaders in mental health. The International Journal of Leadership in Public Services. 6(1), 53-63
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2008). Te Pae Mahutonga: A Maori framework for health promotion. Ora Nui Maori Public Health Journal. February 2008, 6-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2008). The Wunderly Oration 2007. Indigenous responses to health and disease: Principles, goals and pathways. Internal Medicine Journal. 38(5), 368-373
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2007). From indigenous exclusion towards full participation: The Māori experience. , 113-136
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2007). Indigenous resilience: From disease and disadvantage to the realisation of potential. , 7-26
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2007). Counselling Māori: Marae encounters as a basis for understanding and building relationships. New Zealand Journal of Counselling. 27(1), 1-8
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Baxter, J., Kingi, T., Tapsell, R., Durie, M., McGee, M., & Survey Research Team, N. (2006). Prevalence of mental disorders among Maori in Te Rau Hinengaro: The New Zealand mental health survey. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 40(10), 914-923
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Baxter, J., Kingi, TK., Tapsell, R., Durie, M., & McGee, MA. (2006). Prevalence of mental disorders among Māori in Te Rau Hinengaro: The New Zealand Mental Health Survey. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 40(10), 914-923
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2005). Indigenous knowledge within a global knowledge system. Higher Education Policy. 18(3), 301-312
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2004). Understanding health and illness: Research at the interface between science and indigenous knowledge. International Journal of Epidemiology. 33(5), 1138-1143
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2003). Providing health services to indigenous peoples. British Medical Journal. 327(7412), 408-409
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2003). The health of indigenous peoples. British Medical Journal. 326(7388), 510-511
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2003). The health of indigenous peoples - Depends on genetics, politics, and socioeconomic factors. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL. 326(7388), 510-511
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2000). Maori health: key determinants for the next twenty-five years.. Pacific health dialog : a publication of the Pacific Basin Officers Training Program and the Fiji School of Medicine. 7(1), 6-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2000). Public health strategies for Mäori. Health Education and Behavior. 27(3), 288-295
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2000). Oral health services: externalities and implications for practice.. The New Zealand dental journal. 96(425), 102-105
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (1999). Mental health and Maori development. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 33(1), 5-12
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (1999). Reciprocity: Māori Elderly and Whānau. New Zealand Journal of Psychology. 28(2), 102-106
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (1997). Maori cultural identity and the New Zealand search for nationhood.. The Australian and New Zealand journal of mental health nursing. 6(2), 51-58
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (1997). Maori cultural identity and its implications for mental health services. International Journal of Mental Health. 26(3), 23-35
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (1997). Identity, nationhood and implications for practice in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Psychology. 26(2), 32
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (1995). Te Hoe Nuku Roa framework - A Maori identity measure. JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY. 104(4), 461-470
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M., & Hermansson, G. (1990). Counselling Maori people in New Zealand [Aotearoa]. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling. 13(2), 107-118
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (1989). The treaty of Waitangi and health care. New Zealand Medical Journal. 102(869), 283-285
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (1987). Implications of policy and management decisions on maori health: Contemporary issues and responses. The International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 2(5), 201-213
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
ABBOTT, MW., & DURIE, MH. (1987). A WHITER SHADE OF PALE - TAHA-MAORI AND PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY TRAINING. NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY. 16(2), 58-71
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Abbott, MW., & Durie, MH. (1987). Taha Maori and undergraduate medical training.. The New Zealand medical journal. 100(830), 524-527
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (1985). A Maori perspective of health. Social Science and Medicine. 20(5), 483-486
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (1977). Maori attitudes to sickness, doctors and hospitals. New Zealand Medical Journal. 86(600), 483-485
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.Defining Maori Public Health: Te Pae Mahutonga. Ora Nui Maori Public Health Journal. 1(1), 6-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Durie, M.

Book

Durie, MH. (2011). Foreword. In VMH. Tawhai, & K. Gray-Sharp (Eds.) ‘Always Speaking’: The Treaty of Waitangi and Public Policy. (pp. ix - x). Wellington, New Zealand: Huia Publishers
[Chapter]Authored by: Durie, M.Edited by: Tawhai, V.
Durie, M.(2011). Nga Tini Whetu: Navigating Maori Futures. New Zealand: Huia Publishers
[Authored Book]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2010). Maori philosophy. In G. Oppy, & NN. Trakakis (Eds.) A Companion to Philosophy in Australia & New Zealand. (pp. 255 - 260). Australia: Monash University Publishing
[Chapter]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2010). Outstanding universal value: How relevant is indigeneity?. In R. Selby, P. Moore, & M. Mulholland (Eds.) Maori and the Environment: Kaitiaki. (pp. 239 - 251). Wellington, New Zealand: Huia Publishers
[Chapter]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M., Milroy, H., & Hunter, E. (2009). Mental health and the indigenous peoples of Australia and New Zealand. In JL. Kirmayer, & GG. Valaskakis (Eds.) Healing Traditions: The Mental Health of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. (pp. 36 - 55). Vancouver, Toronto: UBC Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2009). Maori knowledge and medical science: The interface between psychiatry and traditional healing in New Zealand. In M. Incayawar, R. Wintrob, & L. Bouchard (Eds.) Psychiatrists and Traditional Healers: Unwitting Partners in Global Mental Health. (pp. 237 - 249). United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell
[Chapter]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2007). Hauora Tangata: Māori health status. In . AUT (Ed.) Health in the Context of Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 129 - 150). Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Oxford University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2007). Ngā Tau Hekenga: Depopulation, disease and dispossession. In . AUT (Ed.) Health in the Context of Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 115 - 128). Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Oxford University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2007). Te Kawenata o Waitangi: (The application of the Treaty of Waitangi to health). In D. Broom, B. Deed, K. Dew, M. Durie, J. Germov, A. Kirkman, . . . BS. Turner (Eds.) Health in the Context of Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 94 - 110). Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Oxford University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, M. (2006). Rangitane. (pp. 201 - 203). : David Bateman Ltd
[Chapter]Authored by: Durie, M.
Cunningham, CW., & Durie, MH. (2004). Te rerenga hauora. In K. Dew, & PD. Eds (Eds.) Health and Society in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 235 - 254). Melbourne, VIC: Oxford University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Cunningham, C., Durie, M.
Durie, MH.Tirohanga Māori (Māori Health Perspectives). In D. Broom, B. Deed, K. Dew, M. Durie, J. Germov, A. Kirkman, . . . S. Walke (Eds.) Health in the Context of Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 56 - 70). Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Oxford University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Durie, M.

Report

Durie, M., Cooper, R., Grennell, D., Snively, S., & Tuaine, N.(2010). Whānau ora: Report of the taskforce on whānau-centred initiatives.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Durie, M.
Baxter, J., Kingi, T., Tapsell, R., & Durie, M.(2006). Maori. New Zealand
[Technical Report]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH., Black, TT., Cunningham, CW., Durie, AE., Palmer, FR., & Hawkins, C. (2005). The Parameters of Whanau wellbeing. Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Durie, M., Palmer, F.
Kingi, KR., & Durie, MH. (2004). "Hua Oranga": Service application and management. Te Pumanawa Hauora, Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Durie, M.
Cunningham, CW., Durie, MH., Fergusson, D., Fitzgerald, ED., Hong, B., Horwood, J., . . . Stevenson, BS. (2002). Nga ahuatanga noho o te hunga pakeke Maori: E tu te huru ma, haramai e noho: Living standards of older Maori. Ministry of Social Development.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Durie, M.
Cunningham, CW., Durie, MH., Stevenson, BS., & Fitzgerald, ED. (2002). Maori Perspectives on the Measurement of Living Standards. Ministry of Social Development.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Durie, M.

Conference

Durie, MH.(2011, September 12). Indigenous Mental Health: The Impact of Indigenous Leadership. , International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) Leadership Exchange
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2011, August). Rangatahi Transitions. Presented at New Zealand Youth Mentoring Conference. Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2011, July). A Decade Two Framework For Considering The Practice Of Health Promotion. Presented at Health Promotion Forum - Symposium 2011 Ngā Ara Tohungatanga O Te Hauora Defining Professional Pathways in Health Promotion. Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.Strategic Framework for Considering Chronic Diseases Among Indigenous Peoples'. . Darwin, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2011, May). What is cultural competence and how might this assist physicians and paediatricians?. Presented at Royal Australasian College of Physicians Conference. Darwin, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2010, July). Te Whare Rangahau Hauora: Building Māori Health Research. Presented at Hui Whakapiripiri Health Research Council Conference "Hangaia tō whare kōrero mā ngā pou rangahau e tū". Rotorua.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2010, December). Aotearoa New Zealand: Indigenous memories, colonial legacies and the evolution of nationhood. Presented at Contained Memories Conference (Syracuse University & Massey University). Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.Mental Health Promotion in a Global Village. . Washington DC, United States
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.(2009, August 27). Sustainable Māori Economies, Whānau Ora and Ngā Kaitatau Māori. , Ngā Kaitatau Māori o Aotearoa, National Māori Accountants Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2009, September). Māori 2035 - New Horizons and Strategic Pathways. Presented at Te Hunga Roia, Māori Lawyers Hui ā Tau 2009. Ōwae Whaitara Marae, Waitara.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2009, July). Measuring the Effectiveness of Rongoā. Presented at Pharmac Conference. Takapūwāhia Marae, Titahi Bay.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.Pae Mana: Waitangi & the Evolving State. . Wellington
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.Pae Ora: Māori Health Horizons. . Auckland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.Pae Matatū: Sustaining the Māori Estate. . Palmerston North
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.Towards Social Cohesion: The Indigenisation of Higher Education in New Zealand. . Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2009, January). Indigenous Health Workforce Development: Māori Experience. Presented at First Nations Health Managers, Second National Conference. Vancouver, Canada.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.Bioethics in Research: The Ethics of Indigeneity. . Auckland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand 2008. . Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.Whānau, Education, and Māori Potential. . Taupō
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2006, August). Platforms for Progressing Whānau Research. Presented at Whānau Tū Whānau Ora, Hui Whakapiripiri Health Research Council Conference. Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2006, May). Measuring Māori Wellbeing. Presented at Genuine Progress Index Conference (Te Wānanga o Raukawa). Takapūwāhia Marae, Titahi Bay.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.Counselling Māori: Marae Encounters as a Basis for Understanding and Building Relationships. . Victoria University, Wellington
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2006, August). Best Outcomes for Māori Health: Partnerships in Practice. Presented at NZ College of General Practitioners Conference. Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH.From Indigenous Exclusion Towards Full Participation: the Māori Experience. . Washington DC, United States
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Durie, M.
Durie, MH. (2006, September). Mental Health at the Interface: Indigeneity and Science. Presented at Creating Futures: Influencing social determinants of mental health and wellbeing in rural, indigenous and island peoples. Cairns, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Durie, M.
Fitzgerald, ED., & Durie, MH.(2005). Whaihua Tatau: A representative sampling method for Maori populations. . Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Durie, M.

Supervision and Teaching

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2010 - William Edwards - Doctor of Philosophy
    Taupaenui: Maori positive ageing
  • 2010 - Melissa Cragg - Doctor of Philosophy
    The application of custom to contemporary Maori resource development.
  • 2009 - John Waldon - Doctor of Philosophy
    He Whakaturanga mo te Hauora Tamariki: A picture of child health
  • 2008 - Susan Smith - Doctor of Philosophy
    Hei Whenua Ora ki Te Hakari: Hapü and iwi approaches for reinstating valued ecosystems within cultural landscape.
  • 2007 - Annemarie Gillies - Doctor of Philosophy
    Kia Taupunga te Ngakau Maori: Anchoring Maori Health Workforce Potential
  • 2007 - Robert Jahnke - Doctor of Philosophy
    He Tataitanga ahus toi: the house that Riwai built / a continuum of Maori art
  • 2006 - Lynne Pere - Doctor of Philosophy
    Oho Mauri: Cultural Identity, Wellbeing, and Tangata Wahi Ora/Motuhake
  • 2006 - Colin Knox - Doctor of Philosophy
    Whakapumau Te Mauri: Values-based Maori Organisations.
  • 2005 - Nicole Coupe - Doctor of Philosophy
    Whakamomori Maori Suicide Prevention.
  • 2004 - David Butts - Doctor of Philosophy
    Maori and Museums: The Politics of Indigenous Recognition.
  • 2002 - Ian Christensen - Doctor of Philosophy
    Ko te Whare Whakamana: Maori Language Revitalisation (Te Whakaora i te Reo Maori).
  • 2000 - Brendon Puketapu - Doctor of Philosophy
    Maori Organisation and Contemporary Maori Development Strengthening the Conceptual Plait.
  • 1999 - Leland Ruwhiu - Doctor of Philosophy
    Te Puawaitanga o te ihi me te wehi The politics of Maori social policy development.

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2012 - Hinemoa Elder - Doctor of Philosophy
    Tuku iho, he tapu te upoko. From our ancestors, the head is sacred. Indigenous theory building and therapeutic framework development for Maori children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury
  • 2009 - Marie Nixon - Doctor of Philosophy
    Are the past strategies from inherited knowledge relevant to prevent contemporary chronic non-communicable lifestyle diseases?
  • 2009 - Helen Moewaka Barnes - Doctor of Philosophy
    Arguing for the spirit in the language of the mind: A Maori practitioner's view of research & science
  • 2006 - Selwyn Katene - Doctor of Philosophy
    The Politics of Iwi Voice.
  • 2006 - Jane Legget - Doctor of Philosophy
    Mapping what matters in New Zealand museums: stakeholder perspectives on museum performance and accountability.
  • 1994 - Daniel Keenan - Doctor of Philosophy
    HAERE WHAKAMUA, HOKI WHAKAMURI GOING FORWARD THINKING BACK Tribal and Hapu Perspectives of the Past in 19th Century Taranaki

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