Aspin was ‘born in Waiuku and brought up in his tribal area of Hauraki. He was a teacher for twentu years, working in Sydney, London, Paris and Algeria, as well as New Zealand. He returned to university in his forties and completed postgraduate studies in Applied Linguistics. After working as a Māori policy analyst for two years, he moved to the Wellington School of Medicine and took up a lectureship in Māori Health. He is currently living in Nice with his partner and son where he is completing his PhDin Public Health.’
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- "Te Whanaketanga o Te Iwi Whanui Takatapui ki Aotearoa Me Te Hauora O Nga Takatapui Tane I Tenei Wa: Gay Community Development in New Zealand in the 1970s, and Implications for the Health of Gay Māori Men in the 1990s." Social Policy Journal of New Zealand/ Te Puna Whakaaro 7 (Dec. 1996): 42-51.
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- Sexuality and The Stories Of Indigenous People. Ed. Jessica Hutchings and Clive Aspin. Wellington, N.Z.: Huia, 2007.
- "Reclaiming the past to inform the future: contemporary views of Maori sexuality." Culture, Health and Sexuality 9.4 (July 2007): 415-427.
- Co-author Jessica Hutchings.
- Sexuality and the stories of indigenous people. Ed. Jessica Hutchings and Clive Aspin. Wellington, N.Z.: Huia, 2007.
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- Co-authors Terry Armstrong, Margaret Bedggood and Kris, Gledhill.
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- Co-authors Beverley Shea, Nigel P Dickson and Mera Penehira.
- "Exploring Takatāpui identity within the Māori community : implications for health and well-being." Queer indigenous studies : critical interventions in theory, politics, and literature. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2011.
- Co-authors Qwo-Li Driskill.
- "Resilient communities : community-based responses to high rates of HIV among indigenous peoples." MAI journal 3.2 (2014): 153-164.
- "Crafting the normative subject: queerying the politics of race in the New Zealand health education classroom." Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education 35. 3 3 (2014): 93-404
- Co-authors Kathleen Quinlivan, Mary Lou Rasmussen, Louisa Allen and Fida Sanjakdar.
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