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  • Maori Flourishing in a Fast Changing World - Inaugural Professorial Address

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2015-11-17)
    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, ...
  • Reconnecting whānau: Pathways to recovery for Māori with bipolar disorder

    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 ...
  • Māori & Psychology Research Unit Annual Report 2014

    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 ...
  • Māori & Psychology Research Unit Annual Report 2013

    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 ...
  • Māori & Psychology Research Unit Annual Report 2012

    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 ...
  • An indigenous psychologies teaching and research hub : Enabling our resources, strengths and histories

    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 ...
  • What (actually) matters in literacy education: Contributions from community psychology

    Furness, Jane Amanda; Robertson, Neville; Hunter, Judy; Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Research Commons, 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 ...
  • Beyond ethics to morality: Choices and relationships in bicultural research settings

    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. ...
  • Moehewa: Death, lifestyle and sexuality in the Maori world

    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 ...
  • Evaluation of the Whānau Ora Wellbeing Service of Te Whakaruruhau: Final report

    Robertson, Neville; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Lane, Catherine; Tapara, Ann; Corbett, Catherine; Graham, Rebekah; Gosche, Jessica; Jenkins, Ayla; King, Thea (University of Waikato, Māori and Psychology Research Unit, 2013-07-20)
    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 ...
  • Dreaming Ourselves and Aspirations into Places of Higher Education

    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 ...
  • Ngōku whakaaro – hei maumaharatanga. Maori women facial adornment: A mark of remembrance

    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 ...
  • Home and the spirit in the Maori world

    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 ...
  • Waikirikiri Marae: Shared experiences of the wharemate

    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 ...
  • Book review: Representations of global poverty: Aid, development and international NGOs.

    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.
  • Editorial: Special Issue: Ignored no longer: Emerging Indigenous researchers on Indigenous psychologies

    Groot, Shiloh Ann Maree; 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, ...
  • Exploring the nature of intimate relationships: A Māori perspective

    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 ...
  • A humanistic approach to addressing the needs of Maori homeless people with mental health concerns

    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 ...
  • Street health: Practitioner service provision for Maori homeless people in Auckland

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Hodgetts, Darrin; Groot, Shiloh Ann Maree; Stolte, Ottilie Emma Elisabeth; Chamberlain, Kerry (2012-09)
    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, ...
  • Drifting along or dropping into homelessness: A class analysis of responses to homelessness

    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 ...