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Rere Āwhio – Journal of Applied Research & Practice

Rere Āwhio – Journal of Applied Research & Practice is an open access, peer reviewed journal published annually by Otago Polytechnic Auckland International Campus (OPAIC), Auckland, New Zealand.

Aims and Objectives

Rere Āwhio – Journal of Applied Research & Practice is concerned with views, critical debate and reflections on relevant issues. It seeks to address current topical matters in applied management, information technology, construction, English foundational study and related fields. Submissions regarding transdisciplinary issues such as bicultural responsiveness in education, sustainability, pedagogical models, classroom practice, and online learning, are also invited.

The journal aims to build a community of practice amongst researchers and students from an array of New Zealand institutions and with wider global networks.

An online version of the journal is available free, ISSN 2744-7626.

Authors and other copyright holders retain copyright in their own work.

Call for Papers

The theme for the next issue is Innovative Sustainable Practices. Read the Call for Papers online here.

Full papers are due for submission 31 May 2022.

Information for Authors

Submission should be sent in electronic format for review and potential inclusion to the Chief Editor: Dr Barnaby Pace c/o Patricia Ostate, Editorial Liaison.

Submissions for Rere Āwhio – Journal of Applied Research & Practice should contribute to critical debate and reflect new understandings. High standards of writing, proofreading and adherence to consistency through the APA (7th Edition) referencing style is expected.

Submission should include:

  • a short biography of no more than 50 words for each author, briefly outlining their professional background and experience; and 
  • contact information (postal, email and telephone number)

This information should be provided on a cover sheet, with all such information withheld from the body of the submission.

Low resolution images with full captions should be inserted into the text to indicate where they would be preferred, and high-resolution images should be sent separately with copyright permissions attached where relevant.

Peer review forms will be sent to all submitters in due course, with details concerning the possible reworking of documents where relevant. All submitters will be allowed up to two subsequent resubmissions of documents for peer approval. All final decisions concerning publications of submission will reside with the Editors. All material will be published both in hardcopy and online.

Formats include: editorials; articles; essays; logs and travel reports; book and educational software reviews; residency reports; publication reviews, interview, roundtables and reflective pieces. Other suggested formats will also be considered; and special topics comprising submissions by various contributions may be tendered to the Editors.

Click here to read our ethics and malpractice statement.

Editorial Team

The Editorial Team comprises Dr Barnaby Pace (Chief Editor), Ron Bull (Editor), Professor Leoni Schmidt (Editor), Marianne Cherrington (Editor), Patricia Ostate (Editorial Liaison).

The following are currently members of the Editorial Advisory Board:

  • Dr Lehan Stemmet
  • Dr Colin Brand
  • Dr David Robson
  • Dr Anita Abbott

Copy Editing: Jeanette O’Fee
Design & Typesetting: Bernadette Grumball
Cover: Bernadette Grumball