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Browsing Māori & Psychology Research Unit by Issue Date

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Browsing Māori & Psychology Research Unit by Issue Date

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  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2015)
    A strong sense of who one is and that one’s life matters is vital to health and wellbeing. Without meaning and belonging many people, families and communities lie open to the risk of mental illness, addiction, transience, ...
  • Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Harris, Parewahaika Erenora Te Korowhiti; Levy, Michelle Patricia (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2015)
    While Māori are known to experience a higher burden of mental health and addiction problems compared to non-Māori (Baxter, 2008), little exploratory research has been conducted into Māori experiences of bipolar affective ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2015)
    He honore, he kororia, maungarongo ki te whenua, whakaaro pai ki nga tangata katoa…pai marire. Paimarie kia ratou kua wheturangitia, ki te maunga tapu ki Taupiri, te okiokinga a to tatou Arikinui, Te Ataarangikaahu. Moe ...
  • Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Levy, Michelle Patricia (Māori and Psychology Research Unit, 2015)
    The Ministry of Health (2014) acknowledges that inaccurate and unreliable workforce data collections have been an issue for some time. This is a particular issue for the psychology workforce, with there being no single ...
  • Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Rua, Mohi; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (2015)
    Over the past 30 years, scholar advocates have sparked the emergence of indigenous psychology as an important contribution to understanding the experiences and challenges faced by indigenous peoples. Part of this exercise ...
  • Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (University of Waikato, School of Psychology, 2014)
    Annual report of the Māori and Psychology Research Unit (MPRU) 2014. 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; 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 ...
  • Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Harris, Parewahaika Erenora Te Korowhiti; Levy, Michelle Patricia (Te Pou o Te Whakaaro Nui, 2014)
    The findings of this research highlighted pathways into mental illness for Maori that could have been avoided earlier. The pathways to recovery however, showed the critical importance of maintaining connections with ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 (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 ...
  • Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (University of Waikato, School of Psychology, 2013)
    Annual report of the Māori and Psychology Research Unit (MPRU) 2013. 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; 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Masters, Bridgette; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (2012)
    Death is a universal event. It will happen to all of us, yet how we respond to death is particular and influenced by our cultural worlds. This study offers an investigation of the idiographic, of how one woman responded ...
  • Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (University of Waikato, School of Psychology, 2012)
    Annual report of the Māori and Psychology Research Unit (MPRU) 2012. 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 ...