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Dr Lanuola Asiasiga

Researcher

SHORE Centre

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 11
Team Member 0 2

Research Outputs

Journal

Witten, K., Kearns, R., Carroll, P., & Asiasiga, L. (2017). Children’s everyday encounters and affective relations with place: experiences of hyperdiversity in Auckland neighbourhoods. Social and Cultural Geography. , 1-18
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Lin, EY., Witten, K., Smith, M., Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., Badland, H., . . . Parker, K. (2017). Social and built-environment factors related to children's independent mobility: The importance of neighbourhood cohesion and connectedness. Health and Place. 46, 107-113
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Lin, E., Parker, K., Witten, K.
Oliver, M., McPhee, J., Carroll, P., Ikeda, E., Mavoa, S., Mackay, L., . . . Witten, K. (2016). Neighbourhoods for Active Kids: study protocol for a cross-sectional examination of neighbourhood features and children's physical activity, active travel, independent mobility and body size. BMJ OPEN. 6(8)
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Lin, E., Witten, K.
Oliver, M., Mavoa, S., Badland, HM., Carroll, PA., Asiasiga, L., Tavae, N., . . . Witten, K. (2014). What constitutes a 'trip'? Examining child journey attributes using GPS and self-report. Children's Geographies. 12(2), 249-256
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Adams, J., Dickinson, P., & Asiasiga, L. (2013). Mental health promotion for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex New Zealanders. Journal of Primary Health Care. 5(2), 105-113
[Journal article]Authored by: Adams, J., Asiasiga, L.
Adams, J., Dickinson, P., & Asiasiga, L. (2013). Mental health issues for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people: a qualitative study. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION. 15(2), 105-120
[Journal article]Authored by: Adams, J., Asiasiga, L.
Witten, K., Kearns, R., Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., & Tava'e, N. (2013). New Zealand parents' understandings of the intergenerational decline in children's independent outdoor play and active travel. Children's Geographies. 11(2), 215-229
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Dickinson, P., & Asiasiga, L. (2011). Helping children hear: Teachers' experiences of using soundfield amplification systems. New Zealand Journal of Teachers' Work. 8(2), 189-207 Retrieved from http://www.teacherswork.ac.nz/journal/volume8_issue2/dickinson.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Lin, E-YJ., Casswell, S., Huckle, T., You, RQ., & Asiasiga, L. (2011). Does one shoe fit all? Impacts of gambling among four ethnic groups in New Zealand. Journal of Gambling Issues. (26), 69-88 Retrieved from http://jgi.camh.net/doi/full/10.4309/jgi.2011.26.6
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Casswell, S., Huckle, T., Lin, E.
Oliver, M., Witten, K., Kearns, RA., Mavoa, S., Badland, HM., Carroll, P., . . . Ergler, C. (2011). Kids in the city study: Research design and methodology. BMC Public Health. 11
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Lin, E., Moewaka Barnes, H., Witten, K.
Samu, KS., Wheeler, A., Asiasiga, L., Dash, SM., Robinson, G., Dunbar, L., . . . Suaalii-Sauni, T. (2011). Towards quality Pacific services: The development of a service self-evaluation tool for Pacific addiction services in New Zealand. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 17(6), 1036-1044
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Ameratunga, S., Abel, S., Tin, ST., Asiasiga, L., Milne, S., & Crengle, S. (2010). Children admitted to hospital following unintentional injury: Perspectives of health service providers in Aotearoa/New Zealand. BMC Health Services Research. 10
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Lin, E-Y., Casswell, S., Easton, B., Huckle, T., Asiasiga, L., & You, RQ. (2010). Time and money spent gambling and the relationship with quality-of-life measures: A national study of New Zealanders. Journal of Gambling Issues. (24), 33-53 Retrieved from http://jgi.camh.net/doi/abs/10.4309/jgi.2010.24.4
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Casswell, S., Huckle, T., Lin, E.
Arlidge, B., Abel, S., Asiasiga, L., Milne, SL., Crengle, S., & Ameratunga, SN. (2009). Experiences of whanau/families when injured children are admitted to hospital: A multi-ethical qualitative study from Aotearoa/New Zealand. Ethnicity and Health. 14(2), 169-183 Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13557850802307791
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.

Book

Kearns, R., Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., & Witten, K. (2015). The variegated nature of play for Auckland children: Banal landscapes and the promotion of wellbeing. In J. Horton, B. Evans, & T. Skelton (Eds.) Play, Recreation, Health and Well Being. (pp. 1 - 19). : Springer Science
[Chapter]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Witten, KL., Kearns, R., Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., & Ta'vae, N. (2014). Parents’ understandings of the intergenerational decline in children’s independent outdoor activity. In M. Roche, J. Mansvelt, R. Prince, & A. Gallagher (Eds.) Engaging Geographies. (pp. 155 - 174). Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
[Chapter]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.Edited by: Roche, M.
Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., Ta'vae, N., & Witten, K. (2013). Kids in the city: Differing perceptions of one neighbourhood in Aotearoa / New Zealand. In R. Coles, & Z. Millman (Eds.) Landscape, Well-being and Environment. (pp. 129 - 146). United Kingdom: Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.

Thesis

Asiasiga, L. (2008). Influential factors shaping social science research about Pacific peoples. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.

Report

Witten, KL., Wall, M., Carroll, P., Telfar Barnard, L., Asiasiga, L., Graydon-Guy, T., . . . Scott, K.(2017). The New Zealand rental sector. (Report No. ER22). Wellington, New Zealand: BRANZ
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Asiasiga, L., & Lesatele, V.(2016). Evaluation of #KickButt Year 2.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Asiasiga, L., & Lavulavau, S.(2016). Evaluation of 'O'oamofanongo: A Tongan financial capability programme. SHORE and Whariki Research Centre: SHORE and Whariki Research Centre
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Asiasiga, L., & Lesatele, V.(2014). Evaluation of the kick butt pilot project. : SHORE and Whariki Research Centre
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Wilkins, CD., Jawalker, S., Moewaka Barnes, H., Parker, K., & Asiasiga, L.(2014). New Zealand arrestee drug use monitoring (NZ-ADUM) - 2013 Report. Auckland, New Zealand: SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Moewaka Barnes, H., Parker, K., Wilkins, C.
Moewaka Barnes, AM., Asiasiga, L., Huckle, T., Moewaka Barnes, H., & Wong, K.(2014). Cervical screening ethnicity data quality improvement.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Huckle, T., Moewaka Barnes, H., Moewaka Barnes, A.
Moewaka Barnes, AM., Lesatele, V., Asiasiga, L., & Moewaka Barnes, H.(2014). Pacific Cardiac Rehabilitation Best Practice.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Moewaka Barnes, H., Moewaka Barnes, A.
Dickinson, P., Adams, J., Asiasiga, L., & Moewaka Barnes, A.(2014). Get Out! Stay Out! Evaluation. Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Fire Service Commission
[Technical Report]Authored by: Adams, J., Asiasiga, L., Moewaka Barnes, A.
Asiasiga, L.(2013). Evaluation of Plunket's Pacific parent support/playgroups. SHORE: SHORE
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Lesatele, V., Moewaka Barnes, A., Asiasiga, L., & Moewaka Barnes, H.(2013). Pacific Best Practice Cardiac Rehabilitation Evaluation.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Moewaka Barnes, H., Moewaka Barnes, A.
Dickinson, P., Adams, J., Asiasiga, L., & Kaiwai, H.(2013). ALAC community funding strategy evaluation report. New Zealand: SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, School of Public Health, Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: Adams, J., Asiasiga, L.
Wilkins, CD., Sweetsur, P., Moewaka Barnes, H., Smart, B., Asiasiga, L., & Warne, C.(2012). New Zealand Arrestee Drug Use Monitoring (NZ-ADUM) - 2011 Results. Auckland, New Zealand: SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, School of Public Health, Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Moewaka Barnes, H., Wilkins, C.
Casswell, S., Huckle, T., Wall, M., Yeh L, ., McCreanor, T., & Asiasiga, L.(2012). Evaluation of the Tobacco Excise Increases in New Zealand: Final Report to Ministry of Health.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Casswell, S., Huckle, T., McCreanor, T.
Adams, J., Dickinson, P., & Asiasiga, L.(2012). Mental health promotion and prevention services to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex populations in New Zealand: Needs assessment report. Auckland, New Zealand: Te Pou o Te Whakaaro Nui, The National Centre of Mental Health Research, Information and Workforce Development
[Technical Report]Authored by: Adams, J., Asiasiga, L.
Asiasiga, L., & Dickinson, PM.(2011). Evaluation of drug and alcohol workforce development programme two. : SHORE and Whariki Research Centre
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Dickinson, PM., & Asiasiga, L.(2010). Soundfield systems in schools project: Process and outcome evaluation. : SHORE and Whariki Research Centre
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Dickinson, PM., & Asiasiga, L.(2010). Collaborative approach to families with complex needs: Process and outcome evaluation report. : SHORE and Whariki Research Centre
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Dickinson, PM., Asiasiga, L., Adams, JB., & Gregory, M.(2010). Active Massey evaluation report. (Report No. 167489/289532/02). New Zealand: SHORE and Whariki Research Centre
[Technical Report]Authored by: Adams, J., Asiasiga, L.
Sua'alii-Sauni, T., Asiasiga, L., Dash, S., Samu, K., Wheeler, A., & Robinson, G.(2009). Potalanoa:development and testing of a self-evaluation tool for Pacific addiction services.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Asiasiga, L., Borell, S., & You, R.(2009). Evaluation of the Baby Friendly Community Initiative.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Dickinson, PM., Asiasiga, L., Adams, J., Borell, S., Greenaway, S., Henwood, W., . . . Kaiwai, H.(2009). Report to the Ministry of Health on Public Health Evaluation Training. Auckland: SHORE and Whariki Research Centre
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Henwood, W.
Wilkins, CD., Sweetsur, PM., Huckle, T., Asiasiga, L., & Griffiths, RD.(2009). The impact of the prohibition of benzylpiperazine (BZP) on the use and harm of BZP in New Zealand.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Huckle, T., Wilkins, C.
Asiasiga, L., Leger, N., Arapai, D., & Robinson, G. (2007). Tauteuteaga he fenoga - from preparation to best practice: an introduction to the journey to quality. Clinical Research & Resource Centre, Waitemata District Health Board.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Casswell, S., McPherson, MJ., Asiasiga, L., Moewaka Barnes, HE., Edwards, S., Easton, B., . . . Guttenbeil Po'uhila, Y.(2006). Socio-economic impacts of gambling: Developing a methodology for assessing the socio-economic impacts of gambling in New Zealand.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Casswell, S., Moewaka Barnes, H.
Conway, KE., Witten, KL., Asiasiga, L., & Kaiwai, HM.(2006). Scoping study for Waitakere City Council: Massey community project.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Witten, K.
Dickinson, PM., Adams, JB., & Asiasiga, L.Mental health promotion and prevention services to GLBTI populations in New Zealand: Needs assessment report (Draft). Auckland: Te Pou
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.

Conference

Dickinson, P., Adams, JB., & Asiasiga, L.(2016, September). Evaluating a community funding strategy across multi-site projects aiming to reduce alcohol-related harm. .
[Conference]Authored by: Adams, J., Asiasiga, L.
Carroll, PA., Asiasiga, L., & Witten, K. (2015, January). The ABC and D of Play in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Presented at International Conference on the Geographies of Children, Young People and Families. San Diego.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., & Asiasiga, L. (2014, November). Children-researching-children - a pilot study. . Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., & Asiasiga, L. (2014, July). Play in Public Places. . Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Asiasiga, L., & Witten, K. (2013, July). Children researching children on living in the city - a pilot training project.. . Birmingham.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Ergler, C., Witten, K., & Asiasiga, L. (2012, August). Co-constructing knowledge with children in Aotearoa/New Zealand. . Singapore.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Witten, K., Asiasiga, L., & Kearns, R. (2012, June). Children's independent mobility in an increasingly urbanised world - a study from Aotearoa/New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Witten,, K., Kearns, R., & Asiasiga, L. (2012, June). Children's Leisure Activities and Independent Mobility - a study from Aotearoa/New Zealand. . Edinburgh.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Adams, J., Dickinson, P., & Asiasiga, L. (2011). A torturous journey: GLBT accounts of achieving mental health. In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF QUALITATIVE METHODS Vol. 10 (pp. 456 - 457). : UNIV ALBERTA, INT INST QUALITATIVE METHODOLOGY
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., Tava'e, N., Witten, K., & Mavoa, S. (2011). Kids in the City: independent mobility, physical activity and well-being: Researcher/child/parent perceptions from one Auckland neighourhood in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Well-Being 2011: Teh First International Conference Exploring the Multi-dimensions of Well-being: Conference Papers Online. United Kingdom: Well-Being 2011: Teh First International Conference Exploring the Multi-dimensions of Well-being
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., & Tava'e, N. (2011). Kids in the city - child/parent/researcher perceptions from an Auckland neighbourhood. In PHA Conference 2011 Handbook(pp. 56 - 57). , PHA Conference 2011: Vision, Sustanability and Diversity New Zealand: Public Health Association of New Zealand Inc
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Asiasiga, L. (2010, August). The experiences and challenges of evaluating in Pacific communities. Presented at Evaluation and culture in New Zealand and the Pacific - sharing evaluation perspectives from Aotearoa and Pasifika. Rutherford House, Victoria University of Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Suaalii-Sauni, T., Asiasiga, L., Samu, KS., Robinson, G., Warren, H., & Wheeler, A.(2007, November). Pacific cultural values and practices in health organisational tools: developing a Paciifc service self-evaluation tool. New Zealand Addiction Treatment Research Monograph. Research proceedings from the Two Nations, Ten Cultures Conference (The Combined APSAD and Cutting Edge Addiction Conference) November 2007. 1179-0040.
[Conference]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Suaalii Sauni, T., & Asiasiga, L. (2007). The value of Pacific-specific organisational assessment tools to quality Pacific health service provision. Poster session presented at the meeting of Pacific Global Health Conference. Honolulu, HI
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Suaalii Sauni, T., & Asiasiga, L. (2007). The value of Pacific-specific organisational assessment tools to quality Pacific health service provision. . Honolulu, HI
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Asiasiga, L. (2007, April). Influential factors shaping social science research about Pacific peoples. Presented at Building Research Capability in the Social Sciences (BRCSS) Network Research Colloquium. Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Huakau, J., & Asiasiga, L. (2006). Gambling and Pacific peoples in New Zealand. In International Conference on Gambling. Gambling and it's Impacts: Policy, Practice and Research Perspectives(pp. 19). : AUT / Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Robinson, G., Suaalii Sauni, T., Asiasiga, L., Arapai, D., & Leger, N. (2006, February). Presentation of self-assessment tool. Presented at Pacific Perspectives: Health for New Zealanders 2006 and Beyond. Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.
Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., Tava'e, N., Witten, K., & Mavoa, S.Kids in the City: independent mobility, physical activity and well-being - researcher/child/parent perceptions from one Auckland neighbourhood in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Asiasiga, L.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 1 0
Co-supervisor 2 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Nicola Fa'Avale - Doctor of Philosophy
    Samoan Kids in the City: The Impact of Samoan Parenting Practices on Samoan Children's Independent Mobility and Physical Activity

Co-supervisor of:

  • Victoria Jensen-Lesatele - Doctor of Philosophy
    Samoan peoples experiences of cardiovascular disease pathways of care
  • Lina-Jodi Samu - Doctor of Philosophy
    Digital Navigators: How Pasifika young adults in Aotearoa New Zealand are using Facebook

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