Kelly Smith

Senior Lecturer



Social Work in Aotearoa/New Zealand; intimate partner violence; care and protection of children; risk and child maltreatment; social work ethics.

Recent Publications

  • Smith, K. (2019). [Review of Welfare words: Critical social work and social policy by Paul Michael Garrett]. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 31. Retrieved from

  • Smith, K. (2019). Bringing violence into the open. In Tauranga Continuing Education group, Tauranga, New Zealand.

  • Hamerton, H., Hunt, S., Smith, K., & Sargisson, R. J. (2018). Community resistance and resilience following an environmental disaster in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In L. Dominelli (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Green Social Work (pp. 420-430). Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315183213

  • Smith, K. J., & Webber-Dreadon, E. (2018). Considering identity. In Oranga Tamariki Social Workers, Tauranga Office, Tauranga, New Zealand.

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Smith, Mrs Kelly 3544 kellysmi TCBD.4.03 Social Work