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Contact details +64 (06) 356 9099  ext. 83503

Dr Awhina English


School of Social Work


Contact details

  • Ph: +64 (06) 356 9099 ext. 83503
    Location: 7.06, Social Science Tower
    Campus: Turitea

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Maori social work methods


Social Policy

Social workers in Schools

Maori social work experiences

Kaupapa Maori research


Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
New Zealand Government and Politics (160608): Other Studies in Human Society (169900): Political Science (160600): Social Work (160700): Studies In Human Society (160000): Studies of Maori Society (169904)

Research Outputs


Good, GA., English, A., Attwell, A., Dickson, A., Gibbs, A., Gordon, J., . . . Taylor, J. (2017). Social Model Mothers: Disability, Advocacy and Activism. Counterfutures - Navigating Activism and Academia. (4), 107-135 Retrieved from http://counterfutures.nz/journal.html
[Journal article]Authored by: English, A., Good, G.


Yeung, PHY., Mooney, H., & English, A.(2016). Non-government Organisations (NGO) study awards – Exploring the impact on social work students and social service prganisations.
[Technical Report]Authored by: English, A., Mooney, H., Yeung, P.


Yeung, PHY., English, A., Mooney, H., & O'Donoghue, K. (2017, May). Professional and practice outcomes associated with a scholarship to assist social work qualification completion: An exploratory study in New Zealand. Presented at 4th International Conference on Practice Research: Recognising diversity, developing collaborations, building networks. Hong Kong, China.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: English, A., Mooney, H., O'Donoghue, K., Yeung, P.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 2 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • Paora Moyle - PhD
    Indigenous experiences of the child protection Family Group Conference in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Paule Ruwhiu - PhD
    Wetekia te mauhere o te hinengaro, ma tatou ano e whakaora, whakawatea te hinengaro

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