Jackie McHaffie

Jacqueline McHaffie

​Senior Academic Staff Member
Centre for Health and Social Practice


+64 7 834 8800 extension 8932



Physical Address:

D Block, Level 2, City Campus, Tristram St, Hamilton 3240


  • Master of Arts (Nursing), Massey University.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Social Science), Massey University.
  • CALT, Wintec.
  • Registered nurse, 1977.

Industry Experience, Affiliations and Achievements

  • 31+ years nursing and teaching experience, including training in general and obstetric nursing through Wellington Hospital.
  • Tihei Mauri Ora Team Leader in the Centre for Health and Social Practice.

Areas of Expertise and Research

  • Achievement of Māori students in the nursing and midwifery programmes.

Research Activity

‘A Kaupapa Maori nursing stream as a choice for Maori Tauira (students). Presented at the Australasian Nurse Educators Conference, Auckland, 2013, with Syminton, K., and Liddell, J.

‘What assessment tool should be used to measure competence?’ Presented at the Australia New Zealand Association of Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) Annual Conference, Launcerston, Australia, 2009, with Dannenfeldt, G., Stewart, J., and Stewart, K.

Select Publications

Dannenfeldt, G., McHaffie, J., Stewart, J., & Stewart, K. (2009). Addressing obstacles to success: What science do nurses really need in practice? Focus on Health Professional Education: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal, 11(1).