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Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes, MPH, PhD.

Helen Moewaka Barnes (Te Kapotai, Ngapuhi-nui-tonu) is the Director of Whāriki and Co-director of the SHORE and Whariki Research Centre. She has worked on research in many areas; more recently relationships between the health of people and the health of environments, sexual coercion, alcohol and youth well-being and identity. Her work is both qualitative and quantitative and she is also involved in developing research within Māori paradigms.

Email: h.moewakabarnes@massey.ac.nz


Journal Articles

McCreanor, T., Wetherell, M., McConville, A., Moewaka Barnes, H., & Moewaka Barnes, A. (2018). New Light: Friendly soil: Affective-discursive dimensions of Anzac day commemorations in Aotearoa New Zealand. Nations and Nationalism, published online 30 September, https://doi.org/10.1111/nana.12474. A451

Borell, B., Moewaka Barnes, H., & McCreanor, T. (2018). Conceptualising Historical Privilege:  the flip side of historical trauma, a brief examination. AlterNative, 14(1), 25-34. A427

Moewaka Barnes, H., Gunn, T., Moewaka Barnes, A., Muriwai, E., Wetherell, M., McCreanor, T. (2017). Feeling and spirit: developing an indigenous wairua approach to research. Qualitative Research, published online 27 March. doi:10.1177/1468794117696031. A408

Henwood, W., Moewaka Barnes, H., Brockbank, T., Gregory, W., Hooper, K., & McCreanor, T. (2016). Ko Tāngonge Te Wai: indigenous and technical data come together in restoration efforts. EcoHealth, Published online 21 October.  DOI: 10.1007/s10393-10016-11170-10394. A394

Oliver, M., McPhee, J., Carroll, P., Ikeda, E., Mavoa, S., Mackay, L., Kearns, R., Kytta, M., Asiasiga, L., Garrett, N., Lin, J., Mackett, R., Zinn, C., Moewaka Barnes, H., Egli, V., Prendergast, K., & Witten, K. (2016). Neighbourhoods for Active Kids: Study protocol for a cross-sectional examination of neighbourhood features and children’s physical activity, active travel, independent mobility and body size. BMJ Open, 6, e013377. A392.

Goodwin, I., Griffin, C., Lyons, A., McCreanor, T., & Moewaka Barnes, H. (2016). Precarious popularity: Facebook drinking photos, the attention economy, and the regime of the branded self.  Social Media + Society, 2(1). doi 10.1177/205630511662999998889. A376

Moewaka Barnes, H., McCreanor, T., Goodwin, I., Lyons, A., Griffin, C., & Hutton, F. (2015). Alcohol and social media: drinking and drunkenness while online. Critical Public Health, Published online: 26 Jun 2015, doi: 10.1080/09581596.09582015.01058921. A364

Wetherell, M., McCreanor, T., McConville, A., Moewaka Barnes, H., & le Grice, J. (2015). Settling space and covering the nation: Some conceptual considerations in analysing affect and discourse. Emotion, Space and Society, 16, 56-64. doi:10.1016/j.emospa.2015.07.005. A363

McCreanor, T., Lyons, A., Moewaka Barnes, H., Hutton, F., Goodwin, I., & Griffin, C. (2015). "Drink a twelve box before you go"*: Pre-loading among young people in Aotearoa New Zealand. Kotuitui, Published online: 09 Jun 2015. doi: 10.1080/1177083X.2015.1037314. A359

McConville, A., Wetherell, M., McCreanor, T., & Moewaka Barnes, H. (2014). 'Hostility won't deter me, says PM': The print media, the production of affect and Waitangi Day Sites: New Series, 11(2), 132-149. A356

McCreanor, T., Rankine, J., Moewaka Barnes, A., Borell, B., Nairn, R., & McManus, A.-L. (2014). The association of crime stories and Maori in Aotearoa New Zealand print media. Sites: New Series, 11(1), 121-144. DOI : http://dx.doi.org/10.11157/sites-vol11iss1id240. A343

Moewaka Barnes, H., Borell, B., & McCreanor, T. (2014). Theorising the structural dynamics of ethnic privilege in Aotearoa: Unpacking "this breeze at my back". International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies, 7(1). A341

McCreanor, T., Lyons, A., Griffin, C., Moewaka Barnes, H., Hutton, F. (2013) Youth drinking cultures, social networking and alcohol marketing: Implications for public health. Critical Public Health, 23(1), 110-120. A314

McGavock, Z., Moewaka Barnes, H., & McCreanor, T. (2012). Maori and pain. AlterNative, 8(2), 163-175 A309

Penney, L., Moewaka Barnes, H., & McCreanor, T. (2011). The Blame Game: Constructions of Maori medical compliance. AlterNative: an international journal of indigenous scholarship, 7(2), 73-86. A298

Oliver, M., Witten, K., Kearns, R., Mavoa, S., Badland, H., Carroll, P., . . . Ergler, C. (2011). Kids in the city study: research design and methodology. BMC Public Health, 11(587). A284

Kerr, S., Penney, L., Moewaka Barnes, H., McCreanor T. (2010). Kaupapa Maori Action Research to improve heart disease services in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Ethnicity and Health, 15. 15-31. [Abstract] A249

McCreanor, T., Rankine, J., Moewaka Barnes, A., Borell, B., Nairn, R., Gregory, M., Kaiwai, H. (2010). Maori sport and Maori in sport: mass media representations and Pakeha discourse. Alternative, 6(3). 235-247. [Abstract] A266

Borell, B., Gregory, A., McCreanor, T., Jensen, V., & Moewaka Barnes, H. (2009). 'It's hard at the top but it's a whole lot easier than being at the bottom': The role of privilege in understanding disparities in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Race/Ethnicity, 3. 29-50. [Abstract] A250

Kearns R, Moewaka-Barnes H, McCreanor T (2009). Placing racism in public health: a perspective from Aotearoa/New Zealand. GeoJournal, 74. 123-129. [Full text, PDF] A248

Nairn, R., McCreanor, T., Rankine, J., Moewaka Barnes, A., Pega, F., & Gregory, A. (2009). 'Media surveillance of the natives': A New Zealand case study -- Lake Taupo air space. Pacific Journalism Review, 15(1). 131-148. [Abstract]

Rankine, J., Moewaka Barnes, A., Borell, B., Nairn, R., McCreanor, T., & Gregory, A. (2009). Intentional use of te reo Maori in New Zealand newspapers in 2007. Pacific Journalism Review, 15(2). 174-190. [Abstract]

McCreanor, T., Moewaka Barnes, H., Kaiwai, H., Borell, S. & Gregory, A. (2008). Creating intoxigenic environments: Marketing alcohol to young people in Aotearoa. New Zealand Social Science & Medicine, 67. 938-946. [Abstract] A218

Moewaka Barnes, H., McCreanor, T. & Huakau, J. (2008). Maori and the New Zealand Values Survey: the importance of research relationships. Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online, 3. 135-147. [Full text] A228

Edwards, S., McCreanor, T., Moewaka Barnes, H. (2007). Maori family culture: a context of youth development in Counties/Manukau. Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online, 2. 1-15. [Full text] A201

McCreanor, T., Penney, L., Jensen, V., Witten, K., Kearns, R., Moewaka Barnes, H. (2006). 'This is like my comfort zone': Senses of place and belonging within Oruamo / Beachhaven New Zealand. New Zealand Geographer, 62. 196-207. [Abstract] A191

Moewaka Barnes, H. (2006). Transforming Science: How Our Structures Limit Innovation. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, 29. 1-16. [Full text] A193

McCreanor, T., Greenaway, A., Moewaka Barnes, H., Borell, S., Gregory, A. (2005). Youth identity formation and contemporary alcohol marketing. Critical Public Health, 15. 251-262. [Full text]A181

McCreanor, T., Moewaka Barnes H., Gregory, M., Kaiwai, H., Borell, S. (2005). Consuming identities: alcohol marketing and the commodification of youth experience. Addiction Research and Theory, 13. 579-590. [Abstract] A178

Wilkins, C., Casswell, S., Moewaka Barnes, H. & Pledger, M. (2003). A pilot study of a computer-assisted cell-phone interview (CACI) methodology to survey respondents in households without telephones about alcohol use. Drug and Alcohol Review, 22. 221-225. [Abstract] A151

Anae, M., Moewaka Barnes, H., McCreanor, T., Watson, P. (2002). Towards promoting youth mental health in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Holistic 'houses' of health. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 4. 5-14. [Abstract] A138

Moewaka Barnes, H. (2000). Collaboration in community action: a successful partnership between indigenous communities and researchers. Health Promotion International, 15. 17-25. [Full text, PDF] A117

Moewaka Barnes, H. (2000). Kaupapa Maori: explaining the ordinary. Pacific Health Dialog, 7. 13-17. [Full text, PDF] A134

Wyllie, A., Holibar, F., Casswell, S., Fuamatu, N, Aiolupatea, K., Moewaka Barnes, H., & Panapa, A. (1997). A qualitative investigation of responses to televised alcohol advertisements. Contemporary Drug Problems, 24. 103-132. A84

 

Chapters In Books

Lyons, A., McCreanor, T., Goodwin, I., & Moewaka Barnes, H. (2017). Introduction to youth drinking cultures in a digital world. In A. Lyons, T. McCreanor, I. Goodwin & H. Moewaka Barnes (Eds.), Youth Drinking Cultures in a Digital World. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

Moewaka Barnes, H., Niland, P., Samu, L., Sciasia, A., & McCreanor, T. (2017). Ethnicity/culture, alcohol and social media. In A. Lyons, T. McCreanor, I. Goodwin & H. Moewaka Barnes (Eds.), Youth drinking cultures in a digital world (pp. 80-98). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

McCreanor, T., Moewaka Barnes, H., Lyons, A., & Goodwin, I. (2017). Digital alcohol marketing and the public good: industry, research and ethics. In A. Lyons, T. McCreanor, I. Goodwin & H. Moewaka Barnes (Eds.), Youth drinking cultures in a digital world (pp. 230-241). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

McCreanor, T., Muriwai, E., Wetherell, M., Moewaka Barnes, H., & Moewaka Barnes, A. (2017). Doing Affect Around National Days: Mundane/Banal Practice or the Call of ‘Another Space’? In M. Skey & M. Antonsich (Eds.), Everyday Nationhood Theorising Culture, Identity and Belonging after Banal Nationalism London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Moewaka Barnes, H. (2013). Better indigenous policies: an Aotearoa New Zealand perspective on the role of evaluation. In: Better Indigenous Indigenous Policies: the Role of Evaluation: Roundtable Proceedings. Canberra: Productivity Commission.

Moewaka Barnes, H., Henwood, W., Kerr, S., McManus, V., & McCreanor, T. (2011). Knowledge Transfer and Indigenous Research. In E. Banister, B. Leadbeater & E. Marshall (Eds.), Knowledge Translation in Context: Indigenous, Policy, and Community Settings. Toronto: University of Toronto.

Moewaka Barnes, H., Borell, B., Edwards, S. & McCreanor, T. (2009). Epistemological domination: Social science research ethics in Aotearoa. In Mertens, D. & Ginsberg, P. (Eds.), Handbook of Social Research Ethics (pp.442-457). Los Angeles: Sage. SB47

Moewaka Barnes, H. (2003). Maori and evaluation: some issues to consider. In Lunt, N., Davidson, C., McKegg, K. (Eds.), Evaluating Policy and Practice: A New Zealand Reader (pp.146-150). Auckland: Pearson Education New Zealand. SB36

Moewaka Barnes, H. and Tunks, M. (1996). Maori me te ikura roro: Maori and stroke. In Baskett, J.J. (Eds.), Life After Stroke: New Zealand Guidelines for Best Practice in Rehabilitation After Stroke. Wellington: Stroke Foundation New Zealand Inc. B2

 

Reports

Moewaka Barnes, H., Borell, S., & Taiapa, K. (2010). Te Hotu Manawa Maori Needs Assessment, Maori Community Nutrition and Physical Activity Workforce Support and Development Needs. Auckland: Whariki Research Group, SHORE and Whariki Research Center.

Kaiwai, H., Moewaka Barnes, H., Taiapa, K., & McCreanor, T. (2009). Evaluation of the Vodafone Foundation World of Difference Projects. Auckland: Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation & Te Ropu Whariki, Massey University, Auckland.

Moewaka Barnes, H. and Te Ropu Whariki (2009). The evaluation hikoi: A Maori overview of programme evaluation  . Auckland: Te Ropu Whariki, Massey University.

Rankine, J., Nairn, R., Moewaka Barnes, A., Gregory, M., Kaiwai, H., Borell, B., & . McCreanor, T., (2007). Media and Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Auckland: Kupu Taea.

Penney, L., McCreanor, T.and Moewaka Barnes, H. (2006). New Perspectives on Heart Disease Management in Te Tai Tokerau. Maori and Health Practitioners Talk: Final Report.

Moewaka Barnes, A., Gregory, M., McCreanor, T., Nairn, R., Pega, F., & Rankine, J. (2005). Media and Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Auckland: Kupu Taea.

Milne, S., Conway, K., Greenaway, A., Henwood, W., Duignan, P., Asiasiga, L., Moewaka Barnes, H. (2004). Community Project Indicators Framework - Trial and Evaluation: Final Report to the Ministry of Health. June. Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation & Te Ropu Whariki, Massey University, Auckland.

Moewaka Barnes, H., McPherson, M., Bhatta, K. (2003). Te Ao Waipiro: Maori National Alcohol Survey. Te Ropu Whariki and Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University, Auckland (This research was carried out by the authors at the Whariki Research Group & the Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit, University of Auckland and completed at Te Ropu Whariki and Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University, Auckland).

Barrett-Ohia, O., Moewaka Barnes, H. (2001). Tu Tangata Evaluation: School Survey Report. 34pp, May. Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D163

Moewaka Barnes, H, Barrett-Ohia, O. (2001). Tu Tangata Evaluation: School In-depth Report. 81pp, December, Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D164

Moewaka Barnes, H. (2001). Tu Tangata Evaluation: Literature Review. 37pp, May. Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D162

Moewaka Barnes, H., Barrett-Ohia, O. (2001). Tu Tangata Evaluation: Overall Report. 30pp, December, Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D165

Moewaka Barnes, H., Barrett-Ohia, Orewa (2001). Tu Tangata Evaluation: A report examining the use of quantifiable impacts. 41pp, May. Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D161

Dacey, B., Moewaka Barnes, H. (2000). Te Ao Taru Kino: Drug Use Among Maori, 1998. March. Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit: University of Auckland. C17

Dacey, B., Moewaka Barnes, H. (2000). Te Ao Taru Kino: Drug Use Among Maori, 1998, March. Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit: University of Auckland. C17

Moewaka Barnes, H. and Stanley, P. (1999). Kia Mau te Mana. In: Community Action to Prevent Alcohol Problems. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe. B26

Moewaka Barnes, H. (1999). Maori drink drive programme evaluation: from a Maori perspective. In: Kettil Bruun Society Thematic Meeting: 4th Symposium on Community Action Research and the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems. Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. B30

McCreanor, T., Moewaka Barnes, H., Mathews, T. (1998). Limited Impact Evaluation for the Waikato Rural Drink Drive Project. December. Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D153

Moewaka Barnes, H., Tunks, M., Dacey, B., Cassidy, T., Whariki (1998). Kai Oranga Tinana Mo Waipareira Outcome Evaluation Report. May 1998. Auckland: Whariki / Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D149

Moewaka Barnes, H., Tunks, M., Dacey, B., Hallmond, H., Whariki (1998). Te Pataka o Te Tai Tokerau Outcome Evaluation Report May 1998. Auckland: Whariki / Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D147

Moewaka Barnes, H., Tunks, M., Dacey, B., Pardoe-Ropata, J., Whariki (1998). Te Taro o Te Ora Outcome Evaluation Report May 1998. Auckland: Whariki / Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D150

Moewaka Barnes, H., Casswell, S., Compain, T., Waa, A., Spinola, C., Stanley, P., Stewart, L., Webb, R. and Wyllie, A. (1996). Uru Atu: Community Action to Reduce Alcohol Related Traffic Injury Among Maori: Process/Impact Evaluation Report on WHANAU/Tu BADD. 99pp, August. Auckland: Alcohol and Public Health Research Unit. D127

Moewaka Barnes, H., Casswell, S., Compain, T., Waa, A., Spinola, C., Stanley, P., Stewart, L., Webb, R. and Wyllie, A.. (1996). Te Tipu Ora: Community Action to Reduce Alcohol Related Traffic Injury Among Maori: Process/Impact Evaluation Report on WHIRIWHIRI TE ORA. 115pp, August. Auckland: Alcohol and Public Health Research Unit. D128

Webb, R., Wyllie, A., Moewaka Barnes, H. (1996). Monitoring Host Responsibility Practices in Drinking Locations in Western and Southern Auckland. October. Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D130

Moewaka Barnes, H. (1995). Whakawatea: Community Action to Reduce Alcohol Related Traffic Injury Among Maori: A Collaborative Project. Report No.5. 20pp plus appendices, November. Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D120

Holibar, F., Wyllie, A., Moewaka Barnes, H., Fuamatu, N., Aioluputea, K., Casswell, S. (1994). Response of Children and Young Persons to Alcohol and Host Responsibility Advertising on Television: A Qualitative Investigation. 164pp plus appendices, April. Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D81

Moewaka Barnes, H. (1994). Evaluation of Te Roopu Tautoko Whanau Support & Education in Waikato. 22pp plus appendices, December. Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D103

Pipi, K., Moewaka Barnes, H., Spinola, C. (1994). Te Kai O Te Hauora - Healthy Lifestyles: Focus on Food and Nutrition Project Evaluation. 40pp plus appendices. November. Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit. D102