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Dr Awhina English

Lecturer

School of Social Work

Professional

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

Puao-te-ata-tu

Social Policy

Social workers in Schools

Maori social work experiences

Kaupapa Maori research

Thematics

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

Journal

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.
English, ANR. (2016). Working with Non-indigenous Colleagues: Coping Mechanisms for Māori Social Workers. Indigenous Social Work Journal. 10, 71-85 Retrieved from http://www.calj-acrs.ca/journal/indigenous-social-work-journal
[Journal article]Authored by: English, A.
English, ANR., & Selby, R. (2014). Social work in schools in New Zealand: Indigenous social work practice. Journal of Indigenous Social Development. 3(2), 1-11
[Journal article]Authored by: English, A.
Yeung, P., & English, ANR. (2012). A survey of knowledge, attitudes and behaviours regarding sexual wellbeing among Chinese women living in New Zealand – a pilot study. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review. 24(1), 14-30 Retrieved from http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=664646326985004;res=IELHSS
[Journal article]Authored by: English, A., Yeung, P.
English, ANR. (2012). Püao-te-Āta-tü: Informing Māori social work since 1986. Te Komako - Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review. 24(3/4), 41-48 Retrieved from http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;res=IELHSS;dn=266193183409521
[Journal article]Authored by: English, A.

Book

English, ANR., & Selby, R.(2015). Working with Whanau: Rural Social Workers in Aotearoa New Zealand.
[Authored Book]Authored by: English, A.
Hollis-English, ANR., & Selby, R.(2015). Working with Whanau, Rural Social Work in Aotearoa New Zealand.
[Authored Book]Authored by: English, A.
Selby, R., English, AN., & Bell, H.(2011). Social Workers in Schools: A New Zealand Maori Experience. : Te Runanga o Raukawa
[Authored Book]Authored by: English, A.
English, AN., Selby, R., & Bell, H.(2011). Working with whanau: Maori social work in schools. Otaki, New Zealand: Te Wananga o Raukawa
[Authored Book]Authored by: English, A.
English, A., Selby, R., & Bell, H.(2011). Working with whanau: Maori social work in schools. New Zealand: Te Wananga-o-Raukawa
[Authored Book]Authored by: English, A.
Selby, R., English, A., & Bell, H.(2011). Social workers in schools: A New Zealand Maori experience. New Zealand: Te Wananga o Raukawa
[Authored Book]Authored by: English, A.

Thesis

English, ANR. (2012). Māori social workers: Experiences within social service organisations. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: English, A.
English, AN. (2006). Puao-te-Ata-tu and Māori social work methods. (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: English, A.

Report

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.

Conference

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.
Stanley-Clarke, N., Yeung, P., & English, A. (2016, November). Cutting the Distance in Distance education: Bridging the gap with e-technologies. Presented at Social Work in Changing Times: Towards better outcomes. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: English, A., Stanley-Clarke, N., 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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