Whāriki research team

Wendy Henwood, Iwi: Te Rarawa, Hapu: Ngai Tupoto

Wendy lives and works from home in the Hokianga. She has a background in community health and development, and research and formative/process evaluation of community public health and community development type programmes. She also is provides evaluation and planning training with community providers in the north. Wendy is actively involved with marae/hapu developments and iwi affairs. Recent research projects have included Te Mauri O Te U-kai-po: intergenerational experiences of environment and wellbeing of an iwi, and Interconnections: the links between whānau and marae in Te Rarawa. Recent evaluation projects have included Manaaki Manawa: a cardiac rehabilitation programme for Māori, and Taitamariki Tu Ora; a Sport Northland initiative to involve Māori youth in learning and physical activity through Mau Rakau and Hip Hop dance.


Journal articles

Henwood, W., Moewaka Barnes, H., Brockbank, T., Gregory, W., Hooper, K., & McCreanor, T. (2016). Ko Tāngonge Te Wai: indigenous and technical data come together in restoration efforts. EcoHealth, Published online 21 October.  DOI: 10.1007/s10393-10016-11170-10394. A394

Henwood, W., & Henwood, R. (2011). Manawhenua Kaitiakitanga in Action: Restoring the Mauri of Lake Omapere. AlterNative, 7(3), 220-232. A291

Henwood, W., Pirini, J., & Harris, A. (2010). He Korero Whanau o Te Rarawa MAI Review, 2010, 3

Henwood, W. (2007). Maori knowledge: a key ingredient in nutrition and physical exercise health promotion programmes for Maori. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, 32. 155-164. [Full text] A208

Milne, S., Greenaway, S., Conway, K., Henwood, W. (2007). What next? Sustaining a successful small-scale alcohol consumption harm minimization project. Substance Use and Misuse, 42. 1933-1944. [Abstract] A205

Conway, K., Tunks, M., Henwood, W. & Casswell, S. (2000). Te Whanau Cadillac -- A Waka for Change. Health Education & Behavior, 27. 339-350. [Abstract] A121

Chapters in books

Moewaka Barnes, H., Henwood, W., Kerr, S., McManus, V., & McCreanor, T. (2011). Knowledge Transfer and Indigenous Research. In E. Banister, B. Leadbeater & E. Marshall (Eds.), Knowledge Translation in Context: Indigenous, Policy, and Community Settings. Toronto: University of Toronto.


Milne, S., Conway, K., Greenaway, A., Henwood, W., Duignan, P., Asiasiga, L., Moewaka Barnes, H. (2004). Community Project Indicators Framework - Trial and Evaluation: Final Report to the Ministry of Health. June. Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation & Te Ropu Whariki, Massey University, Auckland.

Adams, J. and Henwood, W. (2003). Evaluation of Tu Hokianga Tu Pakari - The South Hokianga Stronger Community Action Fund Project: Final Report. July. Auckland: Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University.

Henwood, W. and Adams, J. (2003). Evaluation of the Take Ngakau Kaikohe Project: Final Report. December. Auckland: Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University.

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