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Nathan Jaquiery is a Professional Practice Fellow in Social Work. Nathan has a background of 20 years of social work practice experience, including Social Worker in Schools, youth justice and care and protection, in both the non-government (NGO) sector and in the government sector.

Nathan is extremely enthusiastic about Social Work as a helping profession and has had first-hand experience of seeing lives change through social work interventions. Being a qualified and registered social worker and member of the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers, he is passionate about advocating for children and young people, to ensure that they receive the most exemplary and most appropriate care, resourcing, life chances (educational, vocational, recreational, health outcomes) and support (legal, financial, therapeutic) as possible.

Nathan's specific interests include foster care and permanency, care and protection, social work supervision, youth care and the process of transition to independent living for young people.


Jaquiery, N. (2021, December). Independence: A journey beyond state care. Social & Community Work PhD Research Projects Presentations, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Department Seminar].
Other Research Output
Jaquiery, N. (2021). Stabilising factors for young people journeying out of the "care system". In R. Stringer, M. Kaloga, E. Keddell, L. Proctor & P. Vakaoti (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sociology, Gender Studies & Criminology, Social & Community Work Postgraduate Symposium V. (pp. 13). Dunedin, New Zealand: Sociology, Gender Studies and Criminology Programme, University of Otago. Retrieved from
Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract
Jaquiery, N., Kaloga, M., & Wason, S. E. (2020). Aroha, Manaakitanga, Whanaungatanga: Social work educators' reflections on the Covid-19 lockdown in Aotearoa New Zealand. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 32(2), 65-70.
Journal - Research Other
Cummings, L., Rothall, J., Murray, T., Jaquiery, N., McDonald, P., McCauly, B. J., … Brown, S. (2019, November). Transitioning from Care. Panel discussion at the Create Foundation Conference: Voices in Action: Nothing About Us, Without Us, Melbourne, Australia.
Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs
Jaquiery, N. (2019). Experts tell: What defines a positive role model? The Star, (29 August), 12.
Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles
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