Publications & Papers


Walter, M, Kukutai, T, Gonzales, A & Henry, R (2023). The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous Sociology. Oxford University Press Inc. US.

Barrett, P, Poot, J. (2023).  Islands, remoteness and effective policy making: Aotearoa New Zealand during the COVID-19
pandemic. Reg Sci Policy Pract. 15:682–704. DOI: 10.1111/rsp3.12640.

Lai H, Prickett K, Renker-Darby A, Paine S J, Atatoa Carr P. (2023).  Housing and homelessness, Now we are twelve. Growing up in New Zealand report.

Whitehead J, Davie G, de Graaf B, Crengle S, Lawrenson R, Miller, R & Nixon G. (2023). Unmasking hidden disparities: a comparative observational study examining the impact of different rurality classifications for health research in Aotearoa New Zealand. BMJ Open
2023;13:e067927. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2022-067927


Peer reviewed Journal Articles

  • Alimi, O., Maré, D.C., & Poot, J. (2022). International migration and income distribution in New Zealand metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas. New Zealand Economic Papers 56(3), 272-295.
  • Alimi, O., Maré, D.C., & Poot, J. (2022). Immigration, skills and changing urban income inequality in New Zealand. Australian Journal of Labour Economics 25(1), 81-109. (Accessed: 10 January 2023).
  • Alimi, O., Maré, D.C., & Poot, J. (2022). Who partners up? Homogamy and inequality in New Zealand cities. Journal of Regional Science 62(1), 171-193.
  • Cameron, M.P. (2022). The relationship between alcohol outlets and crime is not an artefact of retail geography. Addiction 117(8), 2215-2224, doi: 10.1111/add.15880.
  • Collins, F. L. (2022). Geographies of migration II: Decolonising migration studies. Progress in Human Geography.
  • Collins, F. L., & Friesen, W. (2022). Excess aspirations: Migration and urban futures in post-earthquake Christchurch. Urban Studies.
  • Collins, F. L., & Stringer, C. (2022). The trauma of exploitation: Emotional geographies of temporary migration and workplace unfreedom. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space.
  • Crengle, S., Davie, G., Whitehead, J., de Graaf, B., Lawrenson, R., & Nixon, G. (2022). Mortality outcomes and inequities experienced by rural Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Lancet Western Pacific 28.
  • Grimes, A., Badenhorst, S., Maré, D.C., Poot, J., & Sin, I. (2022). Quality of life, quality of business, and destinations of recent graduates - Fields of study matter. Annals of Regional Science,
  • Gurney, J., Whitehead, J., Kerrison, C., Stanley, J., Sarfati, D., & Koea, J. (2022). Equity of travel required to access first definitive surgery for liver or stomach cancer in New Zealand. PLOS ONE, 17(8), e0269593. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0269593.
  • Hokowhitu, B., Oetzel, J., Jackson, A., Simpson, M., Ruru, S., Cameron, M., Zhang, Y., Erueti, B., Rewi, P., Nock, S., and Warbrick, I. (2022). Mana motuhake, Indigenous biopolitics and health, AlterNative, 18(1), 104-113.
  • Kukutai, T., Whitehead, J., & Kani, H. (2022). Tracing Opuatia: Repatriating and repurposing colonial land data. New Zealand Geographer. doi:10.1111/nzg.12344.
  • Lowry A. Townsend R. Petrie K. and Johnston L. 2022. ‘Cripping’ care in disability sport: Anautoethnographic study of a highly impaired high performance athlete. QualitativeResearch in Sport, Exercise and Health. Online first:
  • Morrison, CA. Woodbury, E. Johnston, L. and Longhurst, R. 2022. Everyday activisms: parentalplaces and emotions of disability activism in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. Area (online first),
  • Rarere, M. (2022). The importance of Whakapapa for understanding fertility. Genealogy, 6(2), 26. doi:10.3390/genealogy6020026
  • Simpson, A. B., Salter, L. A., Roy, R., Oldfield, L. D., & Simpson, A. P. J. (2022). Less talk, more action: (Re)Organising universities in Aotearoa New Zealand. Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences. Accepted and in press.
  • Stringer, C., Collins, F. L., & Michailova, S. (2022). Temporary migrant worker exploitation in New Zealand: A qualitative study of migrants’ and stakeholders’ views. New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations, 47(1).
  • Tran, N.T.M., Cameron, M.P., & Poot, J. (2022). Perception of institutional quality differences and intention of migrants to return home: A case study of Vietnamese diaspora. Asia-Pacific Journal of Regional Science, 6(1): 213-237.
  • Whitehead, J., Carr, P. A., Scott, N., & Lawrenson, R. (2022). Structural disadvantage for priority populations: the spatial inequity of COVID-19 vaccination services in Aotearoa. New Zealand Medical Journal, 135(1551), 54-67. PMID: 35728170.
  • Whitehead, J., Davie, G., de Graaf, B., Crengle, S., Fearnley, D., Smith, M., . . . Nixon, G. (2022). Defining rural in Aotearoa New Zealand: A novel geographic classification for health purposes. New Zealand Medical Journal, 135(1559), 1-14. PMID: 35999779.
  • Urban ECA Collective, Nabeela Ahmed, Alexander G. Baker, Akash Bhattacharya, Sally Cawood, Ana Julia Cabrera Pacheco, Mallo Maren Daniel, Matheus Grandi, Christian O. Grimaldo-Rodríguez, Prince K. Guma, Victoria Habermehl, Katie Higgins, Lutfun Nahar Lata, Minsi Liu, Christopher Luederitz, Soha Macktoom, Rachel Macrorie, Lorena Melgaço, Inés Morales, Elsa Noterman, Gwilym Owen, Basirat Oyalowo, Ben Purvis, Enora Robin, Lindsay Sawyer, Jessica Terruhn, Hita Unnikrishnan, Thomas Verbeek, Claudia Villegas & Linda Westman (2022). Redefining the role of urban studies Early Career Academics in the post-COVID-19 university, City, 26(4), 562-586, DOI: 10.1080/13604813.2022.2091826


  • Doan, P. and Johnston, L. (eds) (2022). Rethinking Transgender Identities: Reflections from around the globe. Routledge, ISBN 9781472486011.
  • M. Walter, T. Kukutai, R. Henry & A. Gonzalez. (eds), (2022). International handbook of Indigenous sociology. Oxford University Press.
  • Yeoh, B. S. A., & Collins, F. L. (eds.) (2022). Handbook on Transnationalism. Edward Elgar. doi:10.4337/9781789904017.

Book chapters

  • Cassim, S., & Terruhn, J. (forthcoming 2023) Conclusion: Towards transforming the politics of mobility and migration in Aotearoa New Zealand. In Terruhn, J., Cassim, S. eds. Transforming the politics of mobility and migration in Aotearoa New Zealand. Anthem Press [Global Migrations in the Asia Pacific series].
  • Collins, F. L. & Stringer, C. (2022). Migration, Discrimination and the Pathway to Workplace Exploitation in Aotearoa New Zealand. In McCarthy, A. (Ed.) Narratives of Migrant and Refugee Discrimination in New Zealand (pp. 133-156). Routledge. ISBN 9781032217734.
  • Cormack, D. & Kukutai, T. (2022). Indigenous peoples, data and the coloniality of surveillance. In A. Hepp, J. Jarke & L. Kramp (eds), The Ambivalences of Data Power: New perspectives in critical data studies. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Doan, P. and Johnston, L. (2022). Introduction: Under, Beside and Beyond the Transgender Umbrella. In Doan, P., Johnston, L.(eds), Rethinking Transgender Identities: Reflections from Across the Globe. Routledge. ISBN 9781472486011.
  • Kukutai, T. (2022). All of our relations: Indigenous sociology and Indigenous lifeworlds. In M. Walter, T. Kukutai, R. Henry & A. Gonzalez. (eds), International handbook of Indigenous sociology. Oxford University Press.
  • Kukutai, T. (2022). Indigenizing the sociology of race. In M. Walter, T. Kukutai, R. Henry & A. Gonzalez. (eds), International handbook of Indigenous sociology.
  • Longhurst, R. and Johnston, L. (2022). Janice Monk and Evelyn Stokes: Two Women Geographers from DownUnder Break New Ground. In Datta, A., Momsen, J., Oberhauser, A.(eds) Bridging Worlds – Building Feminist Geographies: Essays in Honour of Janice Monk. Routledge. ISBN 9781032275628.
  • Walter, M., Kukutai, T., Henry, R., & Gonzales, A. (2022). Introduction: Holding the discipline of sociology to account. In M. Walter, T. Kukutai, R. Henry & A. Gonzalez. (eds), International handbook of Indigenous sociology. Oxford University Press.
  • Yeoh, B. S. A., & Collins, F. L. (2022). Introduction to Handbook on Transnationalism. In Yeoh, B. S. A. & Collins, F. L. eds, Handbook on Transnationalism (pp. 1-28). Edward Elgar. doi:10.4337/9781789904017.

Working papers

  • Cochrane, W., Poot, J., & Roskruge, M. (2022). Urban resilience and social security uptake: New Zealand evidence from the Global Financial Crisis and the COVID-19 Pandemic. Discussion Paper IZA DP No. 15510, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Bonn, Germany.
  • Maré, D.C., & Poot, J. (2022) Accounting for social difference when measuring cultural diversity. Motu Working Paper 22-04. Motu Economic and Public Policy Research. Wellington, New Zealand.

Technical and commissioned reports

  • Kukutai, T., Clark, V., Culnane, C., & Teague, V. (2022). Māori data sovereignty and offshoring Māori data. Rotorua: Te Kāhui Raraunga.
  • Kukutai, T., Campbell-Kamariera, K., Mead, A., Mikaere, K., Moses, C., Whitehead, J. & Cormack, D. (2023). Māori data governance model. Te Kāhui Raraunga.
  • Pawar, S. & Atatoa Carr, P. (2022). A socio-demographic profile of rangatahi in the Waikato Region. Te Ngira. University of Waikato. Hamilton.
  • Pawar, S. & Atatoa Carr, P. (2022). A socio-demographic profile of rangatahi in the West Coast Region. Te Ngira Institute for Population Research. University of Waikato. Hamilton. [Commissioned report]
  • Pawar, S. & Atatoa-Carr, P. (2022). Current and projected demographic profile of children aged 0-6 years resident in the McKenzie Centre service area and the wider Waikato region.  Te Ngira. University of Waikato. Hamilton. [Commissioned report]
  • Pawar, S. (2022). Waikato region tamariki and rangatahi profile 2018-2038. Te Ngira. University of Waikato. Hamilton.[Commissioned report]
  • Simpson, A. B., Simpson, A. D. J, Soar, M., Oldfield, L. D., Roy, R. P., & Salter, L. A. (2022). The elephant in the room: Precarious work in New Zealand’s universities. New Zealand: University of Auckland. doi:10.17608/k6.auckland.19243626
  • Whitehead, J. (July, 2022), The geographic classification for health: A fit-for-purpose rurality classification. Policy Brief.
  • Whitehead, J., Blattner, K., Crengle, S., Miller, R., Ram, S., & Nixon, G. (2022). Defining catchment boundaries and their populations for Aotearoa New Zealand's rural hospitals. Department of General Practice and Rural Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand,
  • Whitehead, J. Nixon, G., Crengle, S., Davie, G., de Graaf, B., Lawrenson, R., Smith, M. (2022). The Geographic Classification for Health: A fit-for-purpose rurality classification. The University of Otago, The University of Waikato, and Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network, July 2022.