Publications & Papers


Peer reviewed Journal Articles

  • Alimi O, Maré D.C. and Poot J (2021)  Who Partners Up? Homogamy and Inequality in New Zealand Cities. Journal of Regional Science, 62(1) 171-193. DOI: 10.1111/jors.12558.
  • Bird, A. L., Underwood, L., Berry, S., Grant, C. C., Gulliver, P., Fanslow, J., Atatoa Carr, P., Fa’alili-Fidow, J. & Morton, S. M. B. (2020). Physical conflict during pregnancy: A socioecological, cross-cultural examination of risk and protective factors for New Zealand women. Violence Against Women, 27(11), 1930-1956. 107780122097135. doi:10.1177/1077801220971356
  • Broman, P., Kukutai, T. & Bell, A. (2021). The (not so) silent centre: European ethnicity in the Aotearoa New Zealand Census. Ethnic and Racial Studies. 1-23. doi:10.1080/01419870.2021.1992467
  • Broman, P. & Kukutai, T. (2021). Fixed not fluid: European identification in the Aotearoa New Zealand census. Journal of Population Research. 38(2), 103-138. s12546-021-09262-4
  • Carroll, S.R., Akee, R., Chung, P., Cormack, D., Kukutai, T., Lovett, R., Suina, M., & Rowe, R. (2021). Indigenous Data During COVID-19: From external to internal. Frontiers in Sociology. 6, 62.
  • Collins, F. L. (2021). ‘Give me my pathway!’: Multinational migration, transnational skills   regimes and migrant subjectification. Global Networks, 21(1), 18-39. https://doi. org/10.1111/glob.12294
  • Collins, F. L. (2021). Geographies of migration I: Platform migration. Progress in Human Geography. 45(4), 866-877. doi:10.1111/glob.12294
  • Collins, F. L. (2021). Migration ethics in pandemic times. Dialogues in Human Geography. 11(1), 78-72.
  • Collins, F. L. (2021). Temporary migration and regional development amidst Covid-19: Invercargill and Queenstown. New Zealand Geographer. 77(3), 191-205.  https://doi. org/10.1111/nzg.12307
  • Franklin R and Poot J (2021). Guest Editorial: Spatial Demography in Regional Science. Journal of Geographical Systems 23(2): 139-141.
  • Kidd, J., Cassim, S., Rolleston, A., Chepulis, L., Hokowhitu, B., Keenan, R., Wong, J., Firth, M., Middleton, K., Aitken, D. & Lawrenson, R. (2021). Hā Ora: Secondary care barriers and enablers to early diagnosis of lung cancer for Māori communities, BMC Cancer.  21(1), 1-9. doi:
  • Kukutai T., Mahuika, N., Kani, H., Ewe, D., & Kukutai, K. (2021). Survivance as narrative identity: Voices from a Ngāti Tiipa oral history project. MAI Journal. doi 10.20507/ MAIJournal.2020.9.3.11
  • Kukutai, T., Prickett, K., Atatoa-Carr, P., & Rata, A. 2021. Family structure and change in early childhood and the wellbeing of Tamariki Māori. New Zealand Population Review, 46, 71100.
  • Lee, S., Collins, F. L., & Simon-Kumar, R. (2021). Blurred in translation: The influence of subjectivities and positionalities on the translation of health equity and inclusion policy  initiatives in Aotearoa New Zealand. Social Science & Medicine, 288, 113248. https://doi. org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113248
  • Mahuika, N. & Kukutai, T. 2021. Indigenous perspectives on genealogical research.    Genealogy. 5(3), 63.
  • Malihi, Z., Portch, R., Hashemi, L., Schlichting, D., Wake, M., Morton, S., Fa’alili-Fidow, J., Mensah, F., Olds, T., Atatoa Carr, P., Kingi, T.K., Grant, C. & Denny, S. (2021). Modifiable Early Childhood Risk Factors for Obesity at Age Four Years. Childhood Obesity, 17(3), 196208.
  • Masters-Awatere, B., Cassim, S.,Tamatea, J., Scott, N., Simpson, C., Paekau, C. (2021). The Kimi Ora lifestyle programme: Case study of a successful community-based Indigenous diabetes intervention, New Zealand Medical Journal, 134 (1545), 68-78. https://pubmed.
  • McGregor, R., Tay, M. L., Carlton, L. H., Hanson-Manful, P., Raynes, J. M., Forsyth, W. O., Brewster, D.T., Middleditch, M.J., Bennett, J., John Martin, W., Wilson, N., Atatoa
  • Carr, P., Baker, M.G. & Moreland, N. J. (2021). Mapping Autoantibodies in Children With Acute Rheumatic Fever. Frontiers in Immunology, 12. fimmu.2021.702877
  • Mondal M, Cameron MP and Poot J (2021) Cultural and Economic Residential Sorting of Auckland’s Population, 1991-2013: An entropy approach. Journal of Geographical  Systems 23(2): 291-330.
  • Nixon, G., Whitehead, J., Davie, G., Fearnley, D., Crengle, S., de Graaf, B., Smith, M.S., Wakerman, J. & Lawrenson, R. (2021). Developing the geographic classification for health, a rural-urban classification for New Zealand health research and policy: A research protocol. Australian Journal of Rural Health 29(6): 939-946. ajr.12778
  • Prickett, K. C., Habibi, H., & Atatoa Carr, P. (2021). COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Acceptance in a Cohort of Diverse New Zealanders. The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, 14, 100241.
  • Robertson, O., Nathan, K., Howden-Chapman, P., Baker, M. G., Atatoa Carr, P., & Pierse, N. (2021). Residential mobility for a national cohort of New Zealand-born children by area socioeconomic deprivation level and ethnic group. BMJ Open, 11(1), e039706. https://
  • Sidhu, R., Cheng, Y. E., Collins, F., Ho, K. C., & Yeoh, B. (2021). International student mobilities in a contagion: (Im)mobilising higher education?. Geographical Research. 59(3), 313-323.
  • Terruhn, J., & Ye, J. (2021). Encountering neighbours: coexisting with difference in Auckland’s Avondale. Urban Geography. 1-19.
  • Tran NTM, Cameron MP and Poot J (2021). 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.
  • Tran NTM, Cameron MP and Poot J (2021).  How Robust is the Evidence on the Impact of Diasporas on Institutional Quality in Home Countries? Kyklos, 74(1): 126-152.
  • Wallander, J. L., Berry, S., Atatoa Carr, P., Peterson, E. R., Waldie, K. E., Marks, E., ... & Morton, S. (2021). Patterns of risk exposure in first 1,000 days of life and health, behavior, and education-related problems at age 4.5: evidence from Growing Up in New Zealand, a longitudinal cohort study. BMC pediatrics, 21(1), 1-14.
  • Whitehead, J., Scott, N., Atatoa Carr, P., & Lawrenson, R. (2021). Will access to COVID-19 vaccine in Aotearoa be equitable for priority populations?. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1535), 25-34. Retrieved from
  • Whitehead, J., Smith, M., Andreson, Y., Zhang, Y, Wu, S., Maharaj, S., & Donnellan, N. (2021). A practical approach for testing data to measure children’s physical activity and food environments using Google Street View. International Journal of Health Geographics. 20(1), 1-15.
  • Whitehead, J., Davie, G., de Graaf, B., Crengle, S., Fearnley, D., Smith, M., Lawrenson, R. & Nixon, G. (2021). Defining Rural In Aotearoa New Zealand: A Novel Geographic Classification For Health Purposes. Europe PMC.
  • Whitehead, J., Atatoa Carr, P., Scott, N., & Lawrenson, R. (2021). Spatial inequity in distribution of COVID-19 vaccination services in Aotearoa. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1535).
  • Whitehead, J., Pearson, A., Lawrenson, R., & Atatoa Carr, P. (2021). Selecting health need indicators for spatial equity analysis of primary health care in New Zealand. In International Journal of Epidemiology. 50 (pp. 2 pages). Retrieved from http://gateway.
  • Yao, E. S., Meissel, K., Bullen, P., Atatoa Carr, P., Clark, T., & Morton, S. (2021). Classifying multiple ethnic identifications: Methodological effects on child, adolescent, and adult ethnic distributions. Demographic Research, 44, 481-512. demres.2021.44.21
  • Yao, E. S., Meissel, K., Bullen, P., Clark, T. C., Atatoa Carr, P., Tiatia-Seath, J., Peiris-John, R. & Morton, S. M. B. (2021). Demographic discrepancies between administrative-prioritisation and self-prioritisation of multiple ethnic identifications. Social Science Research. 103, 102648.

Book chapters

  • Carroll, S. R., Kukutai, T. & Walter, M. (2021). Indigenous data sovereignty. In D. Mamo (Ed.), The Indigenous World 2021, 35th ed (pp. 692-702). Copenhagen, Denmark: IWGIA.
  • Cochrane, W. and Poot, J. (2021). Demand-driven theories and models of regional growth In: Fischer M.M., Nijkamp P. (eds) Handbook of Regional Science. ( pp. 661678)  Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. nz/10.1007/978-3-662-60723-7_15
  • Cochrane, W. and Poot J. (2021) Effects of immigration on local housing markets. In: Kourtit K, Newbold B, Nijkamp P and Partridge M (eds.) The Economic Geography of Crossborder Migration. Chapter 12, (pp. 269-292) Springer Nature Switzerland AG,. https://
  • Cormack, D. & Kukutai, T. 2021. Pandemic paternalism: Reflections on Indigenous data from Aotearoa. In S. Milan, E. Treré & S. Masiero (eds), COVID-19 from the margins: Pandemic invisibilities, policies and resistance in the datafied society (pp. 141-144). Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures.
  • Kukutai, T. 2021. Finding Tahu. In J. Ruru & L. Nikora (eds), Nga kete mātauranga: Māori scholars at the research interface (pp. 50- 59). Dunedin: Otago University Press.
  • Kukutai, T. & Walter, M. 2021. Indigenous data sovereignty. In J. Gray & L. Bounegru (eds), The data journalism handbook 2: Towards a critical data practice, 2nd ed (pp. 67 - 77). European Journalism Centre and Google News. handle/20.500.12657/47509
  • Mondal M, Cameron MP and Poot J (2021) Group-size bias in the measurement of residential sorting. In: Suzuki S and Patuelli R (eds.) A Broad View of Regional Science - Essays in Honor of Peter Nijkamp. Chapter 7, (pp. 113-136). Singapore: Springer Nature, Switzerland, AG
  • Tran NTM, Cameron MP and Poot J (2021) The importance of political and economic institutions to the decisions of international migrants to return to their home countries. In:  Kourtit K, Newbold B, Nijkamp P and Partridge M (eds.) The Economic Geography of Cross-border

Working Papers    

  • Mondal M., Cameron M.P., and Poot, J. (2021) Towards a Dynamic Spatial Microsimulation Model for Projecting Auckland’s Spatial Distribution of Ethnic Groups. Working Paper in Economics 12/21, University of Waikato, Hamilton.

Technical and commissioned research reports

  • Atatoa Carr, P., McMinn, C., Whitehead J., & Nelson, J. (September 2021), Debt – a tipping point for homelessness? Policy Brief, The People’s Project and the National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis, University of Waikato.
  • Collins, F.L. (2021). Temporary Migration in Invercargill and Queenstown amidst the Covid-19  Global Pandemic. Hamilton: Capturing the Diversity Dividend for Aotearoa New Zealand. Retrieved from
  • Collins, F.L., & Pawar, S. (2021). Temporary Migration, Employment and Income Inequality. Hamilton: National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis. Retrieved from
  • Kent, V., McTaggart, S., Terruhn, J., & Spoonley, P. (2021). New Zealand Workplace Diversity Survey, 2021 Annual Report. Auckland: DiversityWorks NZ. Retrieved from https://
  • Kukutai, T., McIntosh, T., Boulton, A., Durie, M., Foster, M., Hutchings, J., Mark-Shadbolt, M., Moewaka Barnes, H., Moko-Mead, T., Paine, S-J., Pitama, S. & Ruru, J. (2021). Te Pūtahitanga: A Tiriti-led science-policy approach for Aotearoa New Zealand. Auckland: Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga.
  • Lee, S. Collins, F.L. & Simon-Kumar, R. (2021). Healthy Diversity? Report on research into workplace diversity in a New Zealand District Health Board. Auckland and Hamilton: University of Auckland and University of Waikato.
  • Stone, G., Collins, F.L., Praat, A., Terruhn, J. and Peace, R. (2021). Population Diversity in Aotearoa New Zealand: Insights from the CaDDANZ research programme. Capturing the Diversity Dividend in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • Whitehead, J. (2021). The alienation of the Opuatia block: A GIS case study report written for Counting our Tūpuna.
  • Whitehead, J., Davie, G., de Graaf, B., Crengle, S., Smith, M., Lawrenson, R., Fearnley, D., Farrell, N. & Nixon, G. (2021). The Geographic Classification for Health: Methodology and classification report, May 2021. Available at: