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Dr Mereana Barrett

Lecturer in Accountancy

School of Accountancy

Her research interests encompass accounting and accountability, stakeholder engagement, sustainability reporting and the impact of climate change on communities in Australia and New Zealand. Mereana holds a Bachelor of Management Studies (Accounting), a Masters of Management (Distinction) from Waikato University (New Zealand), and a PhD from the Department of Accounting, Finance and Risk from Glasgow Caledonian University (United Kingdom).

Mereana Barrett is a lecturer in the School of Accountancy at Albany Campus.

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Contact details

  • Ph: +64 (09) 414 0800 ext 43298
    Location: MBS 1.07, Massey Business School
    Campus: Albany

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Mereana's research looks at

(i) Building Tribal Economies and Measuring Impacts of Collaboration: Integrative Reporting and Kin-Owned Māori Organizations

Assessing collective/kin owned Māori organizations by applying the six capitals of Integrative Reporting (IR), and how Integrative Reporting (IR) enables collective/kin owned Māori organizations to maintain comprehensive value over time.

(ii) Integrated Reporting and Asset Management: Building Capacity in Local Authorities in New Zealand

Assessing how Local Authorities evaluate the consistency of treatment of infrastructural assets according  to accounting and asset management standards.



Resource Development and Management

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Comparative Economic Systems (149901): Economics (140000): Other Economics (149900)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 3

Research Outputs


Dutta, M., Ramasubramanian, S., Barrett, M., Elers, C., Sarwatay, D., Raghunath, P., . . . Zapata, D. (2021). Decolonizing Open Science: Southern Interventions. Journal of Communication. 71(5), 803-826
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, M., Dutta, D., Dutta, M.
Alawattage, C., Arjaliès, DL., Barrett, M., Bernard, J., de Castro Casa Nova, SP., Cho, CH., . . . Sorola, M. (2021). Opening accounting: a Manifesto. Accounting Forum. 45(3), 227-246
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, M.
Barrett, M., Watene, K., & McNicholas, P. (2020). Legal personality in Aotearoa New Zealand: an example of integrated thinking on sustainable development. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. 33(7), 1705-1730
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, M., Watene, K.
Barrett, M., Aranga, M., Temara, T., & Mooney, W. (2012). Barrett M, Aranga M, Temara T, MooneyW, editors. Aotearoa/New Zealand: Reducing the Impact of Agricultural Activities on Our Waterways. International Indigenous Development Research 2012; Auckland University. International Indigneous Development Research Conference 2012 Proceedings. , 272-278
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, M.


Barrett, M., Maslyuk, S., & Pambudi, D. (2012). Carbon tax: Economic impact on the Latrobe Valley. In N. Finch (Ed.) Contemporary Issues in Mining: Leading Practice in Australia. (pp. 122 - 122). : Palgrave Macmillan UK
[Chapter]Authored by: Barrett, M.


Barrett, M., Karaitiana, T., Karaitiana, B., & Molchanov, . (2016, February). Integrative reporting in collective/kin-owned Maori organizations. Presented at Social Innovation and Entreneurship Conference. "Collaborating for Impact. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrett, M., Molchanov, A.
Barrett, M., Aranga, M., Temara, T., & Mooney, W. (2012). Aotearoa/New Zealand: Reducing the impact of agricultural activities on our waterways. The Proceedings of the International Indigenous Development Research Conference. (pp. 272 - 278). : International Indigenous Development Research Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Barrett, M.


Barrett, M., Molchanov, ., & Karaitiana, B. (2015, September). Enhancing integrative reporting (IR) through collective/kin owned assets. In New Zealand Sustainability Acccounting Research Massey University.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrett, M., Molchanov, A.
Barrett, M., Molchanov, ., & Karaitiana, B. (2015, July). Enhancing integrative reporting (IR) through collective kin-owned assets. In Bicultural Seminar Kakano Rua Massey University. Presented at Auckland, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrett, M., Molchanov, A.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated