Andrew (Anauru) is a Research Fellow with the Department of Public Health, at the University of Otago. He is a trained social scientist with postgraduate degrees in Public Health.
His work has included evaluations of community, national and government level policies, programmes and services and has also lectured and developed aids for teaching evaluation methods. Andrew’s public health interests include Māori health, tobacco control, social marketing, nutrition and psychosocial recovery following disasters.
He is currently working on the Te Ara Auahi Kore (TAKe) research project which will provide much needed high quality evidence for addressing smoking disparities between Maori and non-Maori