Sam Fellows

Teaching Fellow

Qualifications: BSpLS, LLB (Hons), MSpLS (Hons) Waikato

Iwi: Ngāi Tahu

About Me

Sam graduated from the University of Waikato with a BSpLS, LLB (Hons), MSpLS before beginning his legal career working in Auckland.  Sam is now based in Tauranga.

Sam works as in-house Solicitor at Tauranga City Council. He primarily deals with Building Act, Resource Management and Local Government Act issues.

Sam is a Teaching Fellow for a number of second year law papers at the Tauranga campus while continuing to practise. He also lectures the summer school paper LEGAL450 Contemporary Issues in Sports Law offered in S Semester.

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Papers I Teach

Research Interests

  • Sport law
  • Anti Doping
  • Athlete Rights
  • Employment Law
  • Building and Construction Law


Sports Law, Anti-Doping, Integrity, Tauranga lawyer

Recent Publications

  • Penney, D., Petrie, K., & Fellows, S. (2014). HPE in Aotearoa New Zealand: The reconfiguration of policy and pedagogic relations and privatisation of curriculum and pedagogy. Sport, Education and Society, 1-15. doi:10.1080/13573322.2014.947566

  • Petrie, K., Penney, D., & Fellows, S. (2014). Health and physical education in Aotearoa New Zealand: An open market and open doors?. Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 5, 19-38. doi:10.1080/18377122.2014.867791

  • Petrie, K., Penney, D., & Fellows, S. (2012). Outsourcing: Is health and physical education in schools for sale?. In Physical Education New Zelaand (PENZ) National Conference. Conference held at Rotorua, New Zealand.

  • Penney, D., Petrie, K., & Fellows, S. (2012). Privatising curriculum and pedagogy. In AARE-APERA 2012. Conference held at Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Cellphone: 027 304 1982