Dr Sophie Nock

Iwi: Ngāti Kurī

Qualifications: BA(Hons) Waikato, MA Waikato, PGDiP Waikato, CELTA Cambridge, PhD Waikato

Senior Lecturer / Pūkenga Matua

Research Interests

Theory and practice of language/second language teaching and learning, teaching methodologies and pedagogies, Māori tikanga, and Māori Development.

Papers Taught

REOM101 - Introduction to Conversational Māori for Absolute Beginners
REOM112 - Te Reo Māori: Introductory 2
REOM290 - He Rangahau Kaupapa Kōrero Motuhake: Directed Study
REOM390 - He Ketuketunga Kaupapa Kōrero: Directed Study

Recent Publications

  • Reddy, R., Wilson, Y., Simpson, M., Nock, S., & Johnston, K. (2019). What does culture-centred urban housing for Kaumatua - older Maori - look like?. In NAISA Conference 2019.

  • Reddy, R., Simpson, M., Wilson, Y., Nock, S., & Johnston, K. (2019). Think Piece One: Te Moemoeā: The Dream. New Zealand: Building Better Homes Towns Cities National Science Challenge. Retrieved from

  • Oetzel, J., Hokowhitu, B., Simpson, M., Reddy, R., Cameron, M., Meha, P., . . . Smith, L. (2019). Correlates of health-related quality of life for Māori Elders involved in a peer education intervention. Journal of Health Communication, 24(5), 559-569. doi:10.1080/10810730.2019.1637483

  • Simpson, M. L., Greensill, H. M., Nock, S., Meha, P., Harding, T., Shelford, P., . . . Reddy, R. (2019). Kaumatua mana motuhake in action: Developing a culture-centred peer support programme for managing transitions in later life. Ageing and Society, online, 1-24. doi:10.1017/S0144686X19000370

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Contact Details

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Nock, Dr Sophie 4294 sophnock ITS.G.40 Te Pua Wananga ki te Ao

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