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. 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.

  • Smith, K., Hamerton, H., Hunt, S., & Sargisson, R. J. (2016). Local volunteers respond to the Rena oil spill in Maketū, New Zealand. Kōtuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online, 11(1), 1-10. doi:10.1080/1177083X.2015.1009474

  • Hunt, S. M., Lowe, S., Smith, K., Kuruvila, A., & Webber-Dreadon, E. (2016). Transition to professional social work practice: the initial year. Advances in Social Work & Welfare Education, 18(1), 55-71. Open Access version: hdl:10289/10913

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Hunt, Ms Sonya (37) 8919 sonyah WIND.V16 Social Work