Call for papers for Te Komako 2021

We are seeking submissions for a Te Komako issue of Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work to be published in 2021. Articles may be theoretical or empirical or reviews of literature or policy.

Full articles should be no longer than 7000 words including references and material in tables.  We will also accept shorter research reports of 3000 words.  Viewpoints and commentary pieces of up to 2500 words which focus on recent events or current topics of relevance to the theme are welcome from practitioners, students and educators.

We may also seek or commission book reviews and short topical pieces offering readers’ critical commentaries on published articles, analyses of policy or practice developments, and reports on research-informed practice innovations.

We recommend that you review the ‘About the Journal’ page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process. The guidelines for authors and information about the on-line submission process can be found here:

 Submissions of full articles will be anonymously reviewed by at least two reviewers. Reviewers will be asked to offer constructive feedback to authors. There is no hard  deadline for submission of full papers but please contact the editors by April 30 2021

Please contact the Te Komako editors at for more information or to discuss a proposal.