Marewa Glover

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Marewa Glover
ResidenceNew Zealand
Alma materUniversity of Auckland
Scientific career
FieldsSmoking cessation
InstitutionsMassey University

Marewa Glover is a New Zealand public health academic specialising in smoking cessation. She i Māori, of Ngā Puhi descent and were a full professor at the Massey University.[1]

Academic career[edit]

After a 2000 PhD titled 'The Effectiveness of a Maori Noho Marae smoking cessation intervention: utilising a kaupapa Maori methodology' at the University of Auckland, she moved to the Massey University, rising to full professor.[1]

Glover is long time smoking-reduction researcher, who switched from supporting tobacco taxes to opposing them for hurting the most vulnerable.[2][3]

Glover's research has been widely covered in the press.[4][5][6]

In 2017 she was a finalist in the New Zealand Women of Influence Awards.[7][8][9]

Selected works[edit]

  • Bullen, Chris, Hayden McRobbie, Simon Thornley, Marewa Glover, Ruey Lin, and M. Laugesen. "Effect of an electronic nicotine delivery device (e cigarette) on desire to smoke and withdrawal, user preferences and nicotine delivery: randomised cross-over trial." Tobacco control 19, no. 2 (2010): 98-103.
  • Walker, Natalie, Colin Howe, Marewa Glover, Hayden McRobbie, Joanne Barnes, Vili Nosa, Varsha Parag, Bruce Bassett, and Christopher Bullen. "Cytisine versus nicotine for smoking cessation." New England Journal of Medicine 371, no. 25 (2014): 2353-2362.
  • McRobbie, Hayden, Chris Bullen, Marewa Glover, Robyn Whittaker, Mark Wallace-Bell, and Trish Fraser. "New Zealand smoking cessation guidelines." The New Zealand Medical Journal (Online) 121, no. 1276 (2008).
  • Laugesen, Murray, Michael Epton, Chris MA Frampton, Marewa Glover, and Rod A. Lea. "Hand-rolled cigarette smoking patterns compared with factory-made cigarette smoking in New Zealand men." BMC Public Health 9, no. 1 (2009): 194.
  • Bullen, Chris, Colin Howe, Ruey‐Bin Lin, Michele Grigg, Murray Laugesen, Hayden McRobbie, Marewa Glover et al. "Pre‐cessation nicotine replacement therapy: pragmatic randomized trial." Addiction 105, no. 8 (2010): 1474-1483.


  1. ^ a b "Prof Marewa Glover - Professor in Public Health - Massey University". 6 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Marewa Glover".
  3. ^ Sivertsen, Juliette. "Expert: Tobacco tax clearly hasn't worked".
  4. ^ "Marewa Glover: My fighting genes get me into trouble - E-Tangata". 22 October 2016.
  5. ^ "How to stop smoking (hint: it's not making cigarettes more expensive)". 4 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Taranaki man ready to quit smoking signs up for clinical trial studying electronic cigarettes". Stuff.
  7. ^ Zealand, Massey University, New. "Massey features prominently in Women of Influence awards".
  8. ^ "Women of Influence 2017: Finalists announced". Stuff.
  9. ^ "Women of Influence finalists' diversity highlights influence of women in New Zealand - REDnews".

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