Research Publications for Sonya M Hunt

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  • Hunt, S. (2016). History of the social work professionalisation and regulation projects in Aotearoa Hew Zealand: The story of the inaugural Social Workers Registration Board. In Social Work in Changing Times: Towards Better Outcomes. Conference held at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

  • Smith, K. J., Sargisson, R. J., Hunt, S., & Hamerton, H. (2015). Oil spill response in a coastal NZ indigenous community. In Reaching Out Together: Connections Through Social Work. Conference held at the University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, Canada.

  • Hunt, S. (2015). [Review of Turning ideas into research: Theory, design and practice, by Barbara Fawcett and Rosalie Pockett]. Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education, 17(2), 108-110.

  • Hamerton, H., Sargisson, R. J., Smith, K., & Hunt, S. (2015). How volunteering reduced the impact of the Rena oil spill: Community responses to an environmental disaster. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, 33(2), 253-273.

  • Smith, K. J., Hamerton, H., Sargisson, R., & Hunt, S. (2014). Maketu, a localised response to the Rena oil spill. In Whakarongo ki a Tangaroa Symposium, held by the Te Arawa ki tai Trust. Conference held at Otamarakau Marae, Otamarakau, Bay of Plenty.

  • Sargisson, R. J., Smith, K., Hunt, S., & Hamerton, H. (2014). Motivations to volunteer and effects of volunteering for oil-spill clean-up on citizen volunteers. In 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP). Conference held at Paris, France.

  • Hunt, S., Smith, K., Hamerton, H., & Sargisson, R. J. (2014). An incident control centre in action: Response to the Rena oil spill in New Zealand. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 22(1), 63-66. doi:10.1111/1468-5973.12036

  • Corrigan, R., Apaitia-Vague, T., Hunt, S., & Ross, A. (2014). Politics, professionalisation and purpose. In Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW): 50th Anniversary Event: Reflecting, Inspiring, Promoting, Affirming and Celebrating 50 years of ANZASW. Conference held at Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Hunt, S., Sargisson, R. J., Hamerton, H., & Smith, K. (2014). Integrating research on the impact of volunteering following the Rena oil spill into the University of Waikato Social Work teaching curriculum. Advances in Social Work & Welfare Education, 16(2), 36-45.

  • Sargisson, R. J., Hamerton, H., Smith, K., & Hunt, S. (2013). Local responses to local disasters: How communities can help. Social Dialogue, 6(October), 72-73. Retrieved from

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