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Dr Paule Ruwhiu MSW, PhD
LecturerSchool of Social Work
Currently I am writing my PhD, my passion and interest area is with decolonisation processes and the experiences of the participants. I am also lecturing on the BSW (Bachelor of Social Work) it is a pleasure and and an honour to be able to give back to Massey as a former student of the BSW programme and the MSW programme.
Ko ia tēnei taku mihi
Ko Paul’e Rūwhiu taku ingoa
Ko taku hononga whakapapa ko a Ngā Puhi, me Ngāti Porou
Ko Puhunga Tohora, ko Hikurangi ngā maunga
Ko Waiapū ki te Moananui a kiwa te tauhanga
Ko ngā takahanga waewae o aku tipuna ko Otaua ki Mangakahia, ko Horoera, ki Te Araroa
Tau ake nei te wairua o te tangata Māori
Ph: ext 43358
Location: Quad A 3.45, Quad Building A
Campus: Albany, Auckland
- Master of Social Work - Massey University (2009)
- Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2019)
Health and Well-being
Area of Expertise
Field of research codes
Social Work (160700): Social Work not elsewhere classified (160799): Studies In Human Society (160000)
[Chapter]Authored by: Cooper, L., Julich, S., Kim, H., Ruwhiu, P., Stanley-Clarke, N.
[Chapter]Authored by: Mooney, H., Ruwhiu, P., Watson, A.
[Chapter]Authored by: Ruwhiu, P.
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Ruwhiu, P.
Teaching and Supervision
Summary of Doctoral Supervision
Current Doctoral Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy
Social Work Competency to work with whanau
Media and Links
29 Jan 2020 - Online
Massey University researcher calls for social work
E-Bulletin for Mental Health Foundation New Zealand published story from Massey about my research
19 Jan 2020 - Online, Other
MU researcher calls for SW to be decolonised
Kumara Vine promotes positive news about Māori and Pacific peoples
16 Dec 2019 - Radio
Live Interview with Radio Waatea
Call to decolonise Social Work Education
14 Mar 2018 - Online
A sense of identity is crucial for Māori SW
Massey University News
13 Dec 2019 - Online
Calling for social work to be decolonised
Massey University News
11 Aug 2020 - Online
ANZASW celebrates international indigenous day
I was asked to contribute to the ANZASW website as part of an indigenous scholar promoting International Indigenous Day
10 Feb 2020 - Online
Health at Massey
Recognition of PhD graduation in the Health at Massey newsletter
09 Dec 2019 - Other
Social Work Awards 2019
Celebrations for our students in the BSW and MaSW with a ceremony of awards. I presented the award of Te Tohu Kahurangi Iti.