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Research from Rapata-Hanning, Mereana

Mereana Rapata Hanning S

Mereana Rapata-Hanning


Mereana's career at Te Kura Matatini ki Otago began in 1996 and she is currently a Principal Lecturer and Programme Leader within Te Kura Tapuhi | School of Nursing. She is a Registered Nurse and her qualifications include a Master in Nursing and a Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Learning & Teaching. In 2017 she was the recipient of a AKO Aotearoa Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching - Kaupapa Maori Award. Mereana's iwi affiliations are Ngati Kurī , Te Aupouri and Ngapuhi.

Research Outputs

Chapter in Book

Hogarth, K & Rapata-Hanning, M. (2018) Maori health in Aotearoa New Zealand. Chapter 41 in in Understanding pathophysiology (3rd ANZ ed) J Craft, & C Gordon eds. Mosby Elsevier, ISBN: 9780729560337.

Hogarth, K., Rapata-Hanning, M. (2014) Maori Health in Aotearoa. in Understanding Pathophysiology ANZ 3e edited by Craft, Gordon and Tiziani (eds). http://www.elsevierhealth.com.au/general-nursing/understanding-pathophysiology-anz-adaptation-paperbound/9780729541602/

Roberts,Mereana H (2004) Working with Maori Health Initiatives Cultural Safety in Aoteroa D.Wepa (Editor) Pearson Education New Zealand, New Zealand

Journal Article

Wilson, D., McKinney, C & Rapata-Hanning, M (2011) Retention of indigenous nursing students in New Zealand: a cross sectional survey. Contemporary Nurse (2011) 38 (1-2)59-75

Conference Contribution - Other

Rapata-Hanning, M Wilson, D.L & McKinney, C. (2009) Nurse Education and the experience of indigenous student nurses: A cross sectional survey. Australasian Nurse Educators Conference, Conference Centre, Christchurch 1 October.

Roberts, M H (2005) Working with Maori Health Providers - Whats it all about? Australasian Nurse Educators Conference University of Otago Dunedin

Thesis – Masters/Doctoral

Roberts, MH (2004) Maori Nurses in Aotearoa / New Zealand Maori Nurses in Aotearoa/ New Zealand Otago Polytechnic School of Nursing, Dunedin

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