Dr Arama Rata
Senior Research Fellow, Population Studies Postgraduate Adviser
Qualifications: BSc(Hons), PhD Victoria
Dr Rata is of Ngāti Maniapoto, Taranaki, and Ngāruahine descent. She completed her PhD in Psychology at Victoria University of Wellington in 2012, which focused on Māori cultural engagement, identity, and psychological well-being in State secondary schools. Arama then lectured at Te Kawa a Māui (the School of Māori Studies), where she received a Research Establishment Grant to study Māori collective remembering of the New Zealand Wars. Dr Rata is currently involved with research relating to Māori health experiences, Māori in rural communities, as well as iwi consultancy.
Rata, A., Kukutai, T., Atatoa-Carr, P., & Prickett, K. (2019). Family structure and stability and child development during early childhood among tamariki Māori. In Population Association of New Zealand conference. Te Papa, Wellington.
Kukutai, T., & Rata, A. (2019). Attitudes towards Māori culture and multiculturalism in the New Zealand General Social Survey. In Population Association of New Zealand Conference. Te Papa, Wellington.
Masters-Awatere, B., Cormack, D., Brown, R., Boulton, A., Tangitu-Joseph, M., & Rata, A. (2019). The Hospital Transfers Project: Supporting whanau engagement during hospitalisations. Te Arotahi, (4). Retrieved from http://ebooks.auckland.ac.nz/tearotahi_december_2019_no_4/
Rata, A., Ormond, A., Kukutai, T., Kidman, J., Huia, J., Sciascia, A., . . . Te Huia, A. (2018). Kia Whakapiri Mai: Bridging the ‘home and away’ divide between governance entities and their members. In 8th Biennial International Indigenous Research Conference (IIRC18). Conference held at Auckland, New Zealand.
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