Rachel Lamdin-Hunter

rachel lamdin hunter

Senior Academic Staff Member

Contact info

+64 7 834 8800 extension 8426


  • Doctor of Philosophy Candidate.
  • Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Education, Wintec, 2011.
  • Diploma in Childbirth Education, Aoraki Polytechnic, 2011.
  • Master of Management Studies (Honours), University of Waikato, 2009.
  • Certificate in Adult Teaching, Wintec, 2002.
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Child and Family Health Nursing, Wintec, 2001.
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Waikato Polytechnic, 1998.
  • Registered nurse.

Industry experience, affiliations and achievements

  • 10 years in paediatric acute nursing
  • 2 years in community-based antenatal and early parenting education
  • 2 years in private prenatal and early parenting consultancy
  • 1 year in postnatal acute nursing
  • 4 years in nursing education, teaching in both tutoring and module teaching roles:
    • Child and family health
    • Lifespan development
    • Cultural safety
    • Communication
    • Health promotion
    • Clinical and workplace student experience

Areas of expertise and research

  • Child, family and women’s health
  • Nursing education
  • Community health and development
  • Research on the health of families and mothering/parenting experiences of mothers in the Waikato

Research activity

  • Participation in journal clubs
  • Participation in and presentations at regional, national and international professional and collegial conferences
  • Participation in research projects, particularly those that are funded following peer review and/or result in publications and presentations at conferences
  • Participation in community service projects
  • Developing curricula or evaluations for general competencies or other educational requirements of the Bachelor of Nursing and postgraduate nursing programmes




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