Dr Lanuola Asiasiga, MA, PhD.
Lanuola’s research interest is Pacific people’s well being and most of her research projects have touched on some aspect of this. Since being at SHORE she has been involved in survey work and evaluation.
Journal articles and Book Chapters
Oliver, M., McPhee, J., Carroll, P., Ikeda, E., Mavoa, S., Mackay, L., Kearns, R., Kytta, M., Asiasiga, L., Garrett, N., Lin, J., Mackett, R., Zinn, C., Moewaka Barnes, H., Egli, V., Prendergast, K., & 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, e013377. A392
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 (Eds.), Play, Recreation, Health and Well Being (in Volume 9 of Skelton, T. (editor-in-chief), Geographies of Children and Young People). Singapore: Springer. SB63
Witten, K., Kearns, R., Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., & Tava'e Fa'avale, N. (2014). New Zealand parents' understandings of the intergenerational decline in children's independent outdoor activity. In M. Roche, J. Mansvelt, R. Prince, et al. (Eds.), Engaging Geographies: Landscapes, Lifecourses and Mobilities (pp. 155-174). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. SB60
Oliver, M., Mavoa, S., Badland, H., Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., Tavae, N., Kearns, R., & Witten, K. (2014). What constitutes a trip? Examining child journey attributes using GPS and self-report. Children’s Geographies, 12(2), 249-256. A338
Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., Tav’ae, N., & Witten, K. (2013). Kids in the City: Differing Perceptions of One Neighbourhood in Aotearoa / New Zealand. In R. Coles & Z. Millman (Eds.), Landscape, Wellbeing and Environment (pp. 129-146). London: Routledge. SB59
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. doi: 10.1080/14733285.2013.779839. A321
Adams, J., Dickinson, P. and Asiasiga, L. (2013) Mental health promotion for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex New Zealanders. Journal of Primary Health Care, 5(2), 105-113. A324
Lin, E-Y., Casswell, S., Huckle, T., You, R.Q., & Asiasiga L. (2011) Does one shoe fit all? Ethnic comparison on the impacts of gambling? Journal of Gambling Issues, 26. 69-88. doi: 10.4309/jgi.2011.4326.4306. A300
Dickinson, P., & Asiasiga, L. (2011) Helping children hear: teachers' experiences of using soundfield amplifications systems. New Zealand Journal of Teachers' Work, 8(2), 189-207. A292
Oliver, M., Witten, K., Kearns, R., Mavoa, S., Badland, H., Carroll, P., . . . Ergler, C. (2011). Kids in the city study: research design and methodology. BMC Public Health 11(587). [Abstract] A284
Lin E.-Y., Casswell S., Easton B., Huckle T., Asiasiga L. & You R. Q. (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(July 2010). 33-53. [Full text] A259
Arlidge, B., Abel, S., Asiasiga, L., Milne, S., Crengle, S., Ameratunga, S. (2008). Experiences of whanau/families when injured children are admitted to hospital: a multi-ethnic qualitative study from Aotearoa/New Zealand. Ethnicity and Health, 13(iFirst article). [Full text] A219
Huakau, J., Asiasiga, L., Ford, M., Pledger, M., Casswell, S., Suaalii-Sauni, T. and Lima, I. (2005). New Zealand Pacific peoples' drinking style: too much or nothing at all? New Zealand Medical Journal, 118(1216). 1491-. [Full text] A172