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Lara Tookey MCm, PgDipEd, GDipHE, PgDipMan, BSc(QS), HEA

Senior Tutor in Construction

School of Built Environment

Professional

Contact details

  • Location: 3.38, Quad A
    Campus: Auckland

Qualifications

  • Master of Construction Management - Auckland University of Technology (2016)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education - Unitec Institution of Technology (2014)
  • Graduate Diploma in Higher Education - Unitec Institution of Technology (2010)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management (Organisation and Management) - University of Cape Town (1997)
  • Bachelor of Science (Quantity Surveying) - University of Cape Town (1996)

Fellowships and Memberships

  • Member, The Higher Education Academy (Senior Member/Fellow) (2016)

Prizes and Awards

  • Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award - Ako Aotearoa (2014)

Research Expertise

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Building (120200): Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201): Built Environment And Design (120000):
Education (130000): Education Systems (130100): Higher Education (130103):
Quantity Surveying (120203)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 2 1

Research Outputs

Creative Work

Tookey, LM.(2017). Decision to tender. [Online videos, Elevate - Master Builders members only website].
[Film or Video]Authored by: Tookey, L.
Wilkinson, S., & Shestakova, Y. (2006). Collaborative procurement on the rise [Artefact].
[Artefact]Authored by: Tookey, L., Wilkinson, S.
Tookey, LM. (2014). Separated system [Artefact]. : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icx6PQdUmPk&t=2s
[Artefact]Authored by: Tookey, L.
Tookey, LM. (2014). Activity identification pt1 [Artefact]. : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7Yzc2KArQw
[Artefact]Authored by: Tookey, L.
Tookey, LM. (2014). Understanding the node Pt2 [Artefact]. : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVw_AWNJ5Vs
[Artefact]Authored by: Tookey, L.
Tookey, LM. (2014). Drawing an activity on node diagram Pt3 [Artefact]. : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh-vo-9jDJs
[Artefact]Authored by: Tookey, L.
Tookey, LM. (2014). Forward pass calculation on activity on node Pt4 [Artefact]. : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5fBmiQDJlI&t=151s
[Artefact]Authored by: Tookey, L.
Tookey, LM. (2014). Backward pass calculation on activity on node Pt5 [Artefact]. : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afpyD3MzyzY
[Artefact]Authored by: Tookey, L.
Tookey, LM. (2014). Critical path calculations Pt6 [Artefact]. : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbG7r6quSb8
[Artefact]Authored by: Tookey, L.
Tookey, LM. (2014). Drawing a gantt chart pt7 [Artefact]. : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ir9-tC3Wr8
[Artefact]Authored by: Tookey, L.
Tookey, LM. (2014). Integrated system [Artefact]. : https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=lara+tookey
[Artefact]Authored by: Tookey, L.
Tookey, LM. (2014). Management system [Artefact]. : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lao6MxVjK_0&index=2&list=PLWyFLvhBsykvobjOjywAlmJTDbAoJqHMT
[Artefact]Authored by: Tookey, L.
Tookey, LM. (2014). Project management vs Construction management [Artefact]. : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBMdL29ZnsU&t=16s
[Artefact]Authored by: Tookey, L.

Thesis

Tookey, LM. (2016). An exam score comparison between traditional and compressed scheduling on the bachelor of construction, Unitec. (Master's Thesis, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Tookey, L.

Conference

Tookey, L., Boulic, M., Phipps, R., & Wang, Y. (2019). Air stuffiness index and cognitive performance in primary schools in New Zealand. Proceedings - Healthy Buildings 2019 Asia and Pacific Rim (HB2019 Asia). Changsha, China: Healthy Buildings 2019 Asia
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Boulic, M., Phipps, R., Tookey, L., Wang, Y.
Boulic, M., Wang, Y., Phipps, R., Chitty, C., Cunningham, C., Moses, A., . . . Healthy School Research Team, . (2018). A breath of fresh air: engaging school-aged students with air quality science in New Zealand schools.. , Indoor Air 2018
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Boulic, M., Chitty, C., Cunningham, C., Jang-Jaccard, J., Phipps, R.Contributed to by: Tookey, L.Edited by: Tookey, L.
Naismith, N., Tookey, L., & Tookey, J. (2017). A comparative study of traditional and compressed scheduling on undergraduate construction students’ performance. The 31st Australasian Universities Building education association conference proceedings. (pp. 391 - 400). : AUBEA 2017
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Tookey, L.

Other

National Centre of Tertiary Teaching Excellence, . (2015). Excellence: Supporting excellence in tertiary education. National Centre of Tertiary Teaching Excellence
[Other]Contributed to by: Tookey, L.

Consultancy and Languages

Consultancy

  • Sept 2007 to current - Constructing Excellence New Zealand
    I facilitate workshops to help industry achieve excellence in construction. Courses are developed to enhance project delivery skills. I also offer training & implementation around Last Planner.
  • Jan 2008 - Dec 2015 - Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand
    Facilitator of Professional Development courses (CPD) ranging from Engineering Economics; Project Financial Analysis and Construction Tendering
  • March 2017 - Feb 2018 - Registered Master Builders
    Created online content to support "Building a Better Business" for small to medium residential construction contractors in association with The Breakthrough company.

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