A model for Māori research for Māori practitioners


  • Paora Moyle Ngāti Porou, a registered social worker, a member of ANZASW and a private practitioner providing social service supervision in greater Wellington.




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This article will discuss the theory and the research design used in a study as partial fulfilment of completing a Master of Social Work degree. The research design consisted of a Māori-centred approach, drawing strongly from Kaupapa Māori theory and principles, using qualitative methods. It presents the author’s research journey and discusses the practical tasks involved in doing research, as encouragement and support for other Māori practitioners thinking about doing a Master of Social Work.


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How to Cite

Moyle, P. (2016). A model for Māori research for Māori practitioners. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 26(1), 29–38. https://doi.org/10.11157/anzswj-vol26iss1id52