Faculty of Education and Social Work

Our people

Centre Director

Christa has worked as an educator, researcher, social worker, manager, and consultant in various contexts internationally. She has extensive experience in leading practice-based research initiatives and in supporting a research-minded workforce. She believes strongly that working collaboratively with service providers to increase their research and evaluation capacity and capability, is central to enhanced practice and service delivery.

Management Board


Wendy Bremner

Age Concern Counties Manukau Inc
Email: wendyb@accm.org.nz
Phone: (09) 279 4331 ext 810



Eve Hay

Business Development Manager
Manukau Urban Māori Authority



Tatiana Hohepa

Development & Innovation Manager
People At Risk Solutions (PARS)
Phone: +64 9 630 0862
Email: tatianah@pars.co.nz


Julie Moore

Research & Evaluation Manager
Graeme Dingle Foundation
Email: Julie.Moore@dinglefoundation.org.nz
Phone: (09) 477 6237



Robyn Rummins

Quality Advisor Research/Evaluation
Family Success Matters (FSM)
Email: robynr@fsm.org.nz
Phone: 09 2520197


Affiliated Members

Centre Administrator/Research Fellow