Ms Sonya Hunt

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences


About Sonya


Social work in Aotearoa New Zealand; social work profession and registration; health and disability ethics; fieldwork placements; social work decision making; evidence, research and evaluation.

Research Interests

Recent Publications

  • Hunt, S. (2017). The social work regulation project in Aotearoa New Zealand. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 29(1), 53-64. doi:10.11157/anzswj-vol29iss1id370

  • Hunt, S. (2016). History of the social work professionalisation and regulation projects in Aotearoa Hew Zealand: The story of the inaugural Social Workers Registration Board. In Social Work in Changing Times: Towards Better Outcomes. Conference held at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

  • Hunt, S. (2016). The social work professionalisation project before the 1990s in Aotearoa New Zealand: The dream. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 28(3), 15-25. doi:10.11157/anzswj-vol28iss3id245

  • Hunt, S. M., Lowe, S., Smith, K., Kuruvila, A., & Webber-Dreadon, E. (2016). So you completed your BSW, What happened next? A Bachelor of Social Work graduate outcome and readiness for practice Longitudinal Study. In SWSD 2016: Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development. Conference held at Seoul, Korea.

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Contact Details

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Hunt, Ms Sonya (37) 8919 sonyah WIND.V16 Social Work