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Associate Professor Anaru Eketone

eketonePhD(Otago) MCApSc DPH DipSCWk CertHProm (Otago)

Contact details

Room 6C20, Richardson Building
Tel +64 3 479 5051
Email anaru.eketone@otago.ac.nz

Anaru Eketone is from the Ngāti Maniapoto and Waikato Iwi and is an Associate Professor in Social Work at the University of Otago. Anaru has a background in youth work, community development, social work and health promotion. While his primary research interests are in contemporary Māori economic and social development, he also has an interest on the impact of religious movements in his tribal area and their impact on Māori economic and social development.

Teaching

I co-ordinate and teach:
SOWK 236 The Treaty and Social Services
SOWK 304 Kaupapa Māori, and Indigenous Approaches to Social Work
SOWK 515 Iwi Social Services I - Contextual Issues

I teach sections of:
SOWK 111 Working with People: The New Zealand Context

Postgraduate supervision

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Māori community development
  • Māori economic and social development

Current and recent students

Vicki Murray MSW

How do ancestral sites contribute to the supervisory experience in cultural and professional social work supervision?

Lisa-Marie King MSW

The role and application of tribal narrative to the development of a Maori collectives' practice framework and its possibilities for conscientisation

Shona Kapea-Maslin MSW

Kaupapa Māori: Fact or Fiction

Ana Beaton MSW

Tahuri Atu Mentoring Programme

Sharon Schwalger MSW

Long term psychiatric patients

Awhina Hollis PhD

Māori Social Workers: Experiences within social services organisations

Justine Camp MCApSc

Social Impact of Type II Diabetes

Vanessa Poihipi MSCW

Seeing Iwi Māori, Being Iwi Māori

Tala Aionon-Faletolu MSW

Assumed Voices of Samoa

Sally Marshall MSW

Weaving and Healing with Whanau

Awhina Hollis MA

Puaoteatatu and Māori Social Work Methods

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Publications

Ruwhiu, D., Amoamo, M., Ruckstuhl, K., Kapa, J., & Eketone, A. (2021). Success factors of Māori entrepreneurs: A regional perspective. Journal of Management & Organization, 27(1), 41-61. doi: 10.1017/jmo.2018.45

Eketone, A. (2020). Introduction to the three viewpoints on "The most important thing I learned in practice". Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 32(3), 80. doi: 10.11157/anzswj-vol32iss3id771

Eketone, A. (2020). The "Hidden Depression" that never really went away. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 32(2), 37-40. doi: 10.11157/anzswj-vol32iss2id740

Eketone, A. (2020). Wiremu Patene and the early peace movement at Karakariki. In R. Jackson, J. Llewellyn, G. Leonard, A. Gnoth & T. Karena (Eds.), Revolutionary nonviolence: Concepts, cases and controversies. (pp. 181-199). London, UK: Zed Books.

Eketone, A. D. (2020). The principles of Māori directed practice and development (PhD). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/10008

Eketone, A. (2020). Wiremu Patene and the early peace movement at Karakariki. In R. Jackson, J. Llewellyn, G. Leonard, A. Gnoth & T. Karena (Eds.), Revolutionary nonviolence: Concepts, cases and controversies. (pp. 181-199). London, UK: Zed Books.

Chapter in Book - Research

Eketone, A. (2017). Land, politics & faith: Pepene Eketone. In S. Katene (Ed.), By their fruits you will know them: Early Maori leaders in the Mormon church. (pp. 75-97). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts.

Chapter in Book - Research

Eketone, A., & Walker, S. (2015). Bicultural practice: Beyond mere tokenism. In K. van Heugten & A. Gibbs (Eds.), Social work for sociologists: Theory and practice. (pp. 103-119). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapter in Book - Research

Walker, S., & Eketone, A. (2014). Biculturalism as an approach to social work. In L. H. Kee, J. Martin & R. Ow (Eds.), Cross-cultural social work: Local and global. (pp. 67-86). Melbourne, Australia: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapter in Book - Research

Eketone, A. (2013). Māori development and Māori communities. In J. Aimers & P. Walker (Eds.), Community development: Insights for practice in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 185-197). Auckland, New Zealand: Dunmore.

Chapter in Book - Research

Eketone, A., & Walker, S. (2013). Kaupapa Māori social work research. In M. Gray, J. Coates, M. Yellow Bird & T. Hetherington (Eds.), Decolonizing social work. (pp. 259-270). Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Chapter in Book - Research

Eketone, A., & Shannon, P. (2006). Community development and empowerment. In M. Thompson-Fawcett & C. Freeman (Eds.), Living together: Towards inclusive communities in New Zealand. (pp. 207-226). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press.

Chapter in Book - Other

Ruwhiu, D., Amoamo, M., Ruckstuhl, K., Kapa, J., & Eketone, A. (2021). Success factors of Māori entrepreneurs: A regional perspective. Journal of Management & Organization, 27(1), 41-61. doi: 10.1017/jmo.2018.45

Journal - Research Article

Eketone, A. (2015). Refugees, immigration, multiculturalism, and their implications for biculturalism. Scope: Kaupapa Kai Tahu, 3, 42-47.

Journal - Research Article

Eketone, A. (2012). The purposes of cultural supervision. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 24(3&4), 20-30.

Journal - Research Article

Eketone, A. (2008). Male relationship building that makes women roll their eyes: Implications for social work. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 4, 41-45.

Journal - Research Article

Eketone, A. (2008). Theoretical underpinnings of Kaupapa Māori directed practice. MAI Review, 1. Retrieved from http://ojs.review.mai.ac.nz/index.php/MR/issue/view/9

Journal - Research Article

Eketone, A. (2006). Tapuwae: A vehicle for community change. Community Development Journal, 41(4), 467-480.

Journal - Research Article

Eketone, A., Routledge, R., & Shannon, P. (2006). Community development in Aotearoa/New Zealand. New Community Quarterly, 4(1), 43-46.

Journal - Research Article

Walker, S., Eketone, A., & Gibbs, A. (2006). An exploration of kaupapa Maori research, its principles, processes and applications. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 9(4), 331-344.

Journal - Research Article

Eketone, A. (2002). Te Waka Tangata: Using Waka as a model for the structures of Maori organisations. Social Work Review, XIV(2), 14-16.

Journal - Research Article

Eketone, A. (2020). The "Hidden Depression" that never really went away. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 32(2), 37-40. doi: 10.11157/anzswj-vol32iss2id740

Journal - Research Other

Eketone, A. (2015). Will the oppressed ever be able to participate in the social work profession? Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 27(4), 1-4. [Editorial].

Journal - Research Other

Eketone, A. (2013). Māori concepts for social and community work. Scope: Kaupapa Kai Tahu, 2, 33-43.

Journal - Research Other

Eketone, A. (2013). The potential for the use of karakia at the beginning of the restoration process. MAI Journal, 2(2), 150-157. [Commentary].

Journal - Research Other

Eketone, A. (2012). Māori parenting, from deficit to strength. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 24(3&4), 75-80.

Journal - Research Other

Eketone, A. (2020). Introduction to the three viewpoints on "The most important thing I learned in practice". Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 32(3), 80. doi: 10.11157/anzswj-vol32iss3id771

Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Eketone, A. (2014). Shame!!! Everyone knows that. The case for practitioners to write up their practice. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 26(1), 1-2. [Editorial].

Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Eketone, A. (2017). Wiremu Patene and the peace movement at Karakariki. Proceedings of the Rethinking Pacifism for Revolution, Security and Politics Conference. Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/ncpacs/otago638243.html#programme

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Eketone, A. D. (2009). Principles in Maori health promotion. Proceedings of the New Zealand Public Health Association Annual Conference: Research & Values: The Underpinnings of Public Health Practice. (pp. 46). Retrieved from http://www.pha.org.nz/phaconference.html

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Eketone, A. (2018, November). To his Majesty King Edward the Seventh. Verbal presentation at the He Tuhinga nō Neherā Symposium: Texts, Contexts, Resonances, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A. (2017, June). Pepene Eketone (1858-1933). Verbal presentation at the Celebrating Early Maori Leaders in the the Mormon Church Symposium: Our People, Our Stories, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A. (2015, September). The curse of multi-culturalism. Verbal presentation at the Third International Indigenous Social Work Conference, Darwin, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A. (2014, July). Using Said's 'orientalism' to promote reflective cross-cultural practice in indigenous communuities. Verbal presentation at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development: Promoting Social and Economic Equality: Responses from Social Work and Social Development, Melbourne, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eruera, M., Walker, S., & Eketone, A. (2014, October). Kaitiakitanga and Rangatiratanga. Verbal presentation at the Toiora Whānau Supervision Symposium, Ōtaki, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A., & Walker, S. (2013, July). Maori martial arts and the promotion of positive Maori masculinity. Verbal presentation at the Second International Indigenous Voices in Social Work Conference, Winnipeg, Canada.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A., & Walker, S. (2013, July). Training European New Zealanders to be competent to work with indigenous people. Verbal presentation at the Second International Indigenous Voices in Social Work Conference, Winnipeg, Canada.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A. (2012, August). Waharoa and cultural identification. Verbal presentation at the Hui Poutama: Māori Research Symposium: Ka Haere Whakamua, Ka Titiro Whakamuri, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A. (2012, November-December). The reinvigoration of identity through Maori martial arts. Verbal presentation at the Maori and Indigenous (MAI) Doctoral Student Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A. D. (2011, August). Mau Rakau and identity. Verbal presentation at the Hui Poutama: Māori Research Symposium: Past Present Future: Ka Haere Whakamua, Ka Titiro Whakamuri, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A., & Walker, S. (2011, June). Teaching the Treaty and Māori competencies. Verbal presentation at the Māori Competencies and Treaty Education in Professional Practice Research Group Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S., & Eketone, A. (2011, August). Team teaching. Verbal presentation at the Hui Poutama: Māori Research Symposium: Past Present Future: Ka Haere Whakamua, Ka Titiro Whakamuri, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A. (2008, July). Using the ABCD evaluation framework with Mäori organisations in Dunedin. Verbal presentation at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association Conference, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S., Walker, P., & Eketone, A. (2006, August-September). “We can be equal as long as you'll be like me”: Theory into practice: Biculturalism and social work practice (in a multicultural context). Verbal presentation at the 33rd International Congress of Schools of Social Work, Santiago, Chile.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A. D. (2020). The principles of Māori directed practice and development (PhD). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/10008

Awarded Doctoral Degree

Eketone, A. D. (2004). Tapuwae: Waka as a vehicle for community action (MCApSc). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 163p.

Awarded Masters Degree

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