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Jeremy W Hapeta

Jeremy Hapeta imageSenior Lecturer – Māori Physical Education
BEd MEd PhD(Massey)
Email jeremy.hapeta@otago.ac.nz

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Background

Jeremy is a Senior lecturer in Māori physical education and health at the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences. Previously, he spent over 14 years at Massey University in various roles, including a lecturer as well as the Māori Research Development Advisor at Massey’s Office of Research and Enterprise. Jeremy has a background in rugby both as a player (NZ, Japan, France) and as a coach (Italy, NZ) but prior to this, he also taught at Primary School, Intermediate and High School as a Health and PE teacher before becoming an academic.

Teaching

  • SPEX 206 Te Pū o te Ora Māori Physical Education Health

Research

Currently, Jeremy is working on a Marsden fund research grant that explores Kaupapa Māori related research on Indigenous Sport for Development (SFD).

He is also an International collaborator on a SSHRC (Canada) funded grant that focuses on Sport for Reconciliation in Canada, Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. Previously, in his Māori Research Development Advisor role, Jeremy oversaw the Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund (VCMF) administered by MBIE.

Postgraduate students

Current

  • Petra Baker (Master's)
  • Tania Bailey (Master's)
  • Apirangi Pewhairangi (Master's)

Graduates

  • Michelle Greene (PhD dissertation)

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Publications

Erueti, B., Palmer, F., Reweti, A., Severinsen, C., & Hapeta, J. (2022). Māori (indigenous) knowledge in sport and wellbeing contexts: 'Tūturu whakamaua kia tina!'. In D. Sturm & R. Kerr (Eds.), Sport in Aotearoa New Zealand: Contested terrain. (pp. 53-68). Abingdon, UK: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003034445

Morgan, H., Hapeta, J., Stewart-Withers, R., & Coleman, J. (2021). Covid-19 and the instrumental use of sport: What does the future hold for sport-for-development organizations? In J. Krieger, A. Henning, J. Parks Pieper & P. Dimeo (Eds.), Time out: Global perspectives on sport and the Covid-19 lockdown. (pp. 79-92). Champaign, IL: Common Ground Research Networks. doi: 10.18848/978-1-86335-230-7/CGP

Stewart-Withers, R., & Hapeta, J. (2021). Sporting chances: Using sport for positive social change. In D. Belgrave & G. Dodson (Eds.), Tūtira Mai: Making change in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 273-289). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press.

Hapeta, J. (2021, 18 October). Interview. With Claudette Hauiti, Radio Waatea. Retrieved from https://waateanews.com/2021/10/19/dr-jeremy-hapeta-otago-university/

Stevens, S. R., Ovens, A., Hapeta, J. W., & Petrie, K. (2021). Tracking physical literacy in Aotearoa New Zealand: Concerns of narrowed curriculum and colonisation. Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 12(2), 123-139. doi: 10.1080/25742981.2021.1901598

Hapeta, J. (2021, 18 October). Interview. With Claudette Hauiti, Radio Waatea. Retrieved from https://waateanews.com/2021/10/19/dr-jeremy-hapeta-otago-university/

Other Research Output

Hapeta, J. (2020, 5 February). Cultural inclusion in NZ rugby: Applying tikanga and mātauranga Māori in a sporting context. Toi Tangata: Toi Ako series. Retrieved from https://toitangata.co.nz/2020/03/19/toi-ako-webinar-dr-jeremy-hapeta/

Other Research Output

Hapeta, J. (2020, 5 June). Racism, sport and the rise of the athlete activist. Radio New Zealand, Extra Time. Retrieved from https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/sport/418337/extra-time-racism-sport-and-the-rise-of-the-athlete-activist

Other Research Output

Erueti, B., Palmer, F., Reweti, A., Severinsen, C., & Hapeta, J. (2022). Māori (indigenous) knowledge in sport and wellbeing contexts: 'Tūturu whakamaua kia tina!'. In D. Sturm & R. Kerr (Eds.), Sport in Aotearoa New Zealand: Contested terrain. (pp. 53-68). Abingdon, UK: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003034445

Chapter in Book - Research

Hapeta, J., Evans, J. R., & Smith, G. H. (2021). Ako and indigenous athletes: Kaupapa Māori principles and Game Sense pedagogy. In R. L. Light & C. Curry (Eds.), Game Sense for coaching and teaching: International perspectives. (pp. 84-95). New York, NY: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003131557-12

Chapter in Book - Research

Morgan, H., Hapeta, J., Stewart-Withers, R., & Coleman, J. (2021). Covid-19 and the instrumental use of sport: What does the future hold for sport-for-development organizations? In J. Krieger, A. Henning, J. Parks Pieper & P. Dimeo (Eds.), Time out: Global perspectives on sport and the Covid-19 lockdown. (pp. 79-92). Champaign, IL: Common Ground Research Networks. doi: 10.18848/978-1-86335-230-7/CGP

Chapter in Book - Research

Stewart-Withers, R., & Hapeta, J. (2021). Sporting chances: Using sport for positive social change. In D. Belgrave & G. Dodson (Eds.), Tūtira Mai: Making change in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 273-289). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hapeta, J., & Palmer, F. (2014). Māori culture counts: A case study of the Waikato chiefs. In T. Black (Ed.), Enhancing mātauranga Māori and global indigenous knowledge. (pp. 101-116). Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

Chapter in Book - Research

Bennett, B., Fyall, G., & Hapeta, J. (2021). The sword of Damocles: Autoethnographic considerations of child safeguarding policy in Aotearoa New Zealand. Sport, Education & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13573322.2021.1877125

Journal - Research Article

Stevens, S. R., Ovens, A., Hapeta, J. W., & Petrie, K. (2021). Tracking physical literacy in Aotearoa New Zealand: Concerns of narrowed curriculum and colonisation. Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 12(2), 123-139. doi: 10.1080/25742981.2021.1901598

Journal - Research Article

Stewart-Withers, R., Hapeta, J., & Greener, B. (2021). 'The Game' that stopped two nations: Development and diplomacy in the case of the 2015 New Zealand All Black's and Manu Samoa rugby test match in Samoa. Asia Pacific Viewpoint. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/apv.12304

Journal - Research Article

Stewart-Withers, R., & Hapeta, J. (2020). An examination of an Aotearoa/New Zealand plus-sport education partnership using livelihoods and capital analysis. Journal of Sport for Development, 8(15), 50-65.

Journal - Research Article

Hapeta, J., Palmer, F., & Kuroda, Y. (2019). Cultural identity, leadership and well-being: How indigenous storytelling contributed to well-being in a New Zealand provincial rugby team. Public Health, 176, 68-76. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2018.12.010

Journal - Research Article

Hapeta, J., Palmer, F., Kuroda, Y., & Hermansson, G. (2019). A Kaupapa Māori, culturally progressive, narrative review of literature on sport, ethnicity and inclusion. Kōtuitui, 14(2), 209-229. doi: 10.1080/1177083X.2019.1600558

Journal - Research Article

Hapeta, J., Stewart-Withers, R., & Palmer, F. (2019). Sport for social change with Aotearoa New Zealand youth: Navigating the theory-practice nexus through indigenous principles. Journal of Sport Management, 33(5), 481-492. doi: 10.1123/jsm.2018-0246

Journal - Research Article

Hapeta, J., Palmer, F., & Kuroda, Y. (2018). Ka Mate: A commodity to trade or taonga to treasure? MAI Journal, 7(2), 170-185. doi: 10.20507/MAIJournal.2018.7.2.5

Journal - Research Article

Cochrane, D. J., Harnett, K., Lopez-Villalobos, N., & Hapeta, J. (2017). The effect of repetitive rugby scrummaging on force output and muscle activity. Sports Medicine International Open, 1(3), E89-E93. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-108192

Journal - Research Article

Kuroda, Y., Geisler, G., Morel, P. C. H., & Hapeta, J. (2017). Stress, emotions, and motivational states among traditional dancers in New Zealand and Japan. Psychological Reports, 120(5), 895-913. doi: 10.1177/0033294117711130

Journal - Research Article

Hapeta, J. (2019). Irish writer's song and dance over All Blacks' haka is nothing new. Radio New Zealand, (4 October). Retrieved from https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/on-the-inside/400234/irish-writer-s-song-and-dance-over-all-blacks-haka-is-nothing-new

Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Hapeta, J., & Palmer, F. (2009). TŪ TOA: Māori youth 'standing with pride as champions' in sport and education. Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, 12(1-4), (pp. 229-247). [Full Paper]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Hapeta, J. (2019). E tū toa rangatahi, hei tū he rangatira: Rugby for positive (Māori) youth development and (re)connecting with the environment. Proceedings of the 23rd International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) World Conference on Health Promotion. Retrieved from http://www.iuhpe2019.com

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Stewart-Withers, R., & Hapeta, J. (2018). Finding our feat to find our way: The educational development of youth through a Māori and Pasifika Rugby Academy programme. Proceedings of the New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) Conference. (pp. 121). Retrieved from http://www.nzareconference.org.nz

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Hapeta, J. (2020, February). Kaupapa Māori Research: There wasn't a method for my madness: A culturally progressive literature review [Keynote]. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Nursing Research Section Research Forum, Wellington, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Hapeta, J. W. (2018). An examination of cultural inclusion and Māori culture in New Zealand rugby: The impact on well-being (PhD). Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10179/15239

Awarded Doctoral Degree

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