Student Profiles

Richard Aijee (PhD Candidate)
Topic: The Contribution of Community Sport Programmes to Immigrants Inclusion and Integration
Supervisors: Richard Wright, Geoff Dickson

Javeed Ali (PhD Candidate)
Topic: Exploring the experiences of rugby referees in New Zealand
Supervisors: Michael Naylor, Lesley Ferkins

Olivia Baudinet (PhD Candidate)
Topic: How can communities with impairment be developed through sport?
Supervisors: Lesley Ferkins, Katie Rowe

Gaye Bryham (PhD Candidate)
Topic: Cultivating leadership capability in sport organisations: A study of rugby in New Zealand
Supervisors: Lesley Ferkins, Julia Ioane

Mark Cameron (MPhil)
Topic: Mixed ownership in sport: the case of Super Rugby in New Zealand
Supervisors: Lesley Ferkins, Trevor Meiklejohn

Debbie Curgenven (PhD Candidate)
Topic:
Alternate delivery models for women’s participation in mountain biking
Supervisors:
Lesley Ferkins, Katie Rowe

Katharine Hoskyn (PhD Candidate)

Topic: How can sport clubs increase their membership?
Supervisors: Geoff Dickson, Michael Naylor

Fiolla Jashari (Master of Business)
Topic: The influence of stadium sponsorship on consumer behaviour: Eden Park
Supervisor: Richard Wright

Melody Johnston (PhD Candidate)
Topic: Factors affecting local resident support for major event referendum: Commonwealth Games
Supervisors: Geoff Dickson, Michael Naylor

Sheryne Lok (Masters of Business)
Topic:
Cultural Intelligence and Chinese participation in sport and recreation.
Supervisors: Jennifer Nikolai, Gaye Bryham

Trevor Meiklejohn (PhD Candidate)
Topic:
Exploring governance design in new and emerging sports: The case of Stand Up Paddling in New Zealand
Supervisors: Lesley Ferkins, Ian O'Boyle

Tracy Molloy (PhD Candidate)
Topic: Board nomination committee as a governance feature of New Zealand NSOs
Supervisors: Lesley Ferkins, Geoff Dickson

Sophie Parker (Master of Business)
Topic: Women in sport governance: Challenging institutionalised practices in National Sport Organisations
Supervisors: Gaye Bryham, Lesley Ferkins

Gary Putt (Master of Business)
Topic: Fun playing rugby! Exploring the meaning of fun in youth sport
Supervisors: Lesley Ferkins, Michael Naylor

Annette Sharp (PhD Candidate)
Topic: Coopetition within complex adaptive systems: A study of New Zealand sport
Supervisors: Geoff Dickson, Richard Wright

Hafsa Tariq Ali (PhD Candidate)
Topic: Pakistan: Mega sports events, Terrorism, Soft power and Leveraging
Supervisors: Richard Wright, Geoff Dickson

Dwayne Woolliams (PhD Candidate)
Topic: Dyadic Relationships in the Leadership of High Performing Sport
Supervisors: Simon Walters, Kirsten Spencer, Lesley Ferkins