Prof. Brendan Hokowhitu

Brendan Hokowhitu

Dean / Amokapua

Qualifications: PhD Otago

Iwi: Ngāti Pūkenga

Papers Taught

Research Interests

Indigenous Critical Theory; Indigenous and Māori Masculinities; Indigenous and Māori Media; Māori Sport and Physical Activity

Recent Publications

  • Oetzel, J. G., Hokowhitu, B., Simpson, M., Reddy, R., Nock, S., Greensill, H., . . . Smith, L. T. (2019). Kaumātua Mana Motuhake: A study protocol for a peer education intervention to help Māori elders work through later-stage life transitions. BMC Geriatrics, 19(1), 11 pages. doi:10.1186/s12877-019-1041-2 Open Access version:

  • Oetzel, J., Hokowhitu, B., Simpson, M., Reddy, R., Cameron, M., Meha, P., . . . Smith, L. T. (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

  • Hokowhitu, B. (2018). Un-charting the course: Critical indigenous research into Sport, Health and Physical Education. In R. Pringle, H. Larsson, & G. Gerdin (Eds.), Critical Research in Sport, Health and Physical Education How to Make a Difference (1st ed., pp. 228-240). Routledge.

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Hokowhitu, Prof Brendan 4075 hokowhit ITS.G.31 Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Studies

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