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Browsing Māori & Psychology Research Unit by Submit Date

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Browsing Māori & Psychology Research Unit by Submit Date

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  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Waitoki, Waikaremoana (2014)
    This paper was presented as part of an informal indigenous psychologies dialogue session at the Australian Psychological Society's annual conference. In this paper, we present the concept of an indigenous psychologies ...
  • Furness, Jane Amanda; Robertson, Neville; Hunter, Judy; Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2013)
    This paper describes the critical role community psychology theories played in reframing literacy research involving mainly Māori and Pacific peoples’ extended families and communities. Within a critical social constructionist ...
  • Furness, Jane Amanda; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Hodgetts, Darrin; Robertson, Neville (2013)
    Knowledge of ourselves as cultural beings, of the values and beliefs of those with whom we work, and of the history of relations among those in our work settings are essential for community and applied social psychologists. ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (2013)
    Customary death ritual and traditional practice have continued for the Maori (indigenous) people of Aotearoa/New Zealand, despite intensive missionary incursion and the colonial process. This paper critically considers ...
  • Robertson, Neville; Masters, Bridgette; Lane, Catherine; Tapara, Ann; Corbett, Catherine; Graham, Rebekah; Gosche, Jessica; Jenkins, Ayla; King, Thea (University of Waikato, Māori and Psychology Research Unit, 2013)
    Domestic violence and child abuse represent significant threats to whānau ora. Conversely, the weakening or loss of whānau ties can increase the vulnerability of whānau members to domestic violence and child abuse. Thus ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2013)
    Dreams and aspirations are at the core of what higher education is about. Students and scholars alike, the world over, are engaged in the realization of dreams that bring forth new opportunities, new ways of seeing and ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; White, Hera (2008)
    To honour the life and memory of the late Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu, and the elevation of her son King Tuheitia, a group of women from Tainui iwi under took the process of taking moko kauae - of colouring their chins ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia; Tamanui, Virginia (2013)
    Today we explore home as a place of spiritual belonging and continuity and how tangi relies on the genealogical connectedness of ancestral and living communities to care for the tūpāpaku, the human remains, and wairua, the ...
  • Rua, Hare; Rua, Mohi; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2010)
    In Te Urewera, wharemate (shelters in which the deceased receive their final farewells) have traditionally been temporary structures. In the 1980s, a new practice was introduced in the Ruātoki valley with the erection of ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia; Rua, Mohi; Temara, Pou; Maxwell, Te Kahautu; Murphy, Enoka; McRae, Karyn Okeroa; Moeke-Maxwell, Tess (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2010)
    Death, observed through the process of tangihanga (time set aside to grieve and mourn, rites for the dead) or tangi (to grieve and mourn), is the ultimate form of Māori cultural expression. It is also the topic least studied ...
  • Hodgetts, Darrin (The Australian Psychological Society Ltd, 2013)
    This article reviews the book: “Representations of global poverty: Aid, development and international NGOs” by N. Dogra.
  • Groot, Shiloh; Rua, Mohi; Dudgeon, Pat; Garvey, Darren (The Australian Psychological Society Ltd, 2012)
    In this special issue, edited by Mohi, Bridgette, Shiloh, Pat and Darren, we showcase work conducted within several such Indigenous psychologies. This collection of papers from emerging Indigenous scholars reflect a vibrant, ...
  • King, Pita; Young-Hauser, Amanda; Li, Wendy; Rua, Mohi; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (The Australian Psychological Society Ltd, 2012)
    The 2002 World Report on Violence states that violence occurs in about 70 percent of intimate relationships (Krug, Dahlberg, Mercy, Zwi, & Lozano, 2002). New Zealand research indicates that more than a quarter of relationships ...
  • Johnson, Diana; Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Sage, 2013)
    Homelessness is a human tragedy that is often associated with mental illness. Maori people are overrepresented in the homeless population and among people experiencing mental illness in New Zealand. Little is known about ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Hodgetts, Darrin; Groot, Shiloh Ann Maree; Stolte, Ottilie Emma Elisabeth; Chamberlain, Kerry (2012)
    Drawing insights from interviews with Maori homeless people, health professionals, and relevant local and international literatures, this chapter focuses on the provision of medical care to homeless people. In particular, ...
  • Hodgetts, Darrin; Stolte, Ottilie Emma Elisabeth; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Groot, Shiloh Ann Maree (Wiley, 2012)
    Prominent assumptions about street homelessness and how it should be addressed originate primarily from middle class domiciled worldviews. This article draws on interviews with 58 street homeless people to develop a typology ...
  • Guerin, Pauline; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Rua, Mohi (Population Association of New Zealand, 2006)
    Academic interest in geographic mobility of indigenous peoples has increased in recent years with a corresponding growth in the literature relating to Māori mobility more specifically. With this greater acknowledgement of ...
  • Rua, Mohi; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Māori & Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2012)
    Annual report of the Māori and Psychology Research Unit (MPRU) 2009. The unit was established in August of 1997. The unit is designed to provide a catalyst and support network for enhancing research concerning the psychological ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Hodgetts, Darrin; Carlson, Teah; Tongi, Lolohea; Wen Li, Wendy (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2010)
    Research reveals that medicines are frequently not taken as intended, stockpiled for future use, discontinued when symptoms fade or passed to others. Medications are material objects with therapeutic uses that enter into ...
  • Moeke-Maxwell, Tess; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2010)
    The authors critically reflect on the autoethnographic process involved in navigating a smooth pathway towards investigating dying, death and bereavement for Māori whānau (families) in a way that supports and gives voice ...