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Eirenei Taua'i BA

Maori and Pasifika Librarian



Contact details

  • Ph: 43465
    Location: Level 3, Library
    Campus: Albany


  • Bachelor of Arts and Science - University of Otago (2017)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Taua'i, E., Richards, R., & Kokaua, J. (2018). Is Pacific language ability protective of prevalence of mental disorders among Pacific peoples in New Zealand? Pacific Health Dialog, 21, 10-16. doi:10.26635/phd.2018.902

Research Opportunities

  • Pacific Health Summer Studentship - Mental health  (09/11/2016) Research explored the Te Rau Hinengaro: NZ mental health survey to provide evidence if having a Pacific language is a protective factor for mental disorder or for accessing mental health services.
  • Pacific Health Research Studentship - ASPIRE2025  (10/11/2017) Project explored smoking among Pacific young adults and factors that prompted smoking experimentation.

Consultancy and Languages


  • Samoan
    Last used: Everyday
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent