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  • How volunteering reduced the impact of the Rena oil spill: Community responses to an environmental disaster

    Hamerton, Heather; Sargisson, Rebecca J.; Smith, Kelly; Hunt, Sonya (International Sociological Association, 2015)
    Following the Rena oil spill off the Bay of Plenty coast in New Zealand and subsequent volunteer clean-up programme, we interviewed 39 volunteers and 9 people involved in the volunteer organisation. We aimed to learn about ...
  • An Incident Control Centre in action: Response to the Rena oil spill in New Zealand

    Hunt, Sonya; Smith, Kelly; Hamerton, Heather; Sargisson, Rebecca J. (Wiley, 2014)
    Following the Rena grounding and oil spill in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, an Incident Command Centre was established which, among other tasks, coordinated a volunteer clean-up effort. We interviewed volunteers and ...
  • The social work regulation project in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Hunt, Sonya (2017)
    INTRODUCTION: In this second of two articles on the history of professionalisation of social work in Aotearoa New Zealand, consideration is given to the more recent coalescing of forces from the 1990s to the initial ...
  • Transition to professional social work practice: The first three years

    Hunt, Sonya; Tregurtha, Melanie; Kuruvila, Albert; Lowe, Simon; Smith, Kelly (Australian and New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research, 2017)
    This article presents the findings of a longitudinal research project that followed the employ-ment outcomes of one cohort of Bachelor of Social Work graduates for three years. Prior to graduation, students receive ...
  • Transition to professional social work practice: the initial year

    Hunt, Sonya; Lowe, Simon; Smith, Kelly; Kuruvila, Albert; Webber-Dreadon, Emma (Australian and New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research, 2016)
    This paper presents the findings of the first year of a three-year longitudinal study of new graduate social workers from a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program in Aotearoa New Zealand. We compare work outcomes and ...