Urban Neighbourhoods and wellbeing

Egli, V., Carroll, P., Donnellan, N., Mackay, L., Anderson, B., & Smith, M. (2019). Disseminating research results to kids: practical tips from the Neighbourhoods for Active Kids study. Kotuitui New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online, Published online 6 June, https://doi.org/10.1080/1177083X.1172019.1621909.

Carroll, P., Witten, K., Asiasiga, L., & Lin, E.-Y. (2019). Children's Engagement as Urban Researchers and Consultants in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Can it Increase Children's Effective Participation in Urban Planning? Children & Society, published online 15 January(0). doi:10.1111/chso.12315. A454

Ikeda, E., Hinckson, E., Witten, K., & Smith, M. (2018). Associations of children's active school travel with perceptions of the physical environment and characteristics of the social environment: A systematic review. Health & Place, 54, 118-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2018.09.009

Carroll, P., Calder-Dawe, O., Witten, K., & Asiasiga, L. (2018). A Prefigurative Politics of Play in Public Places: Avoiding cracks, Being a super-hero, Climbing trees– children claim their democratic ‘right to the city’ through an ABC of play. Space and Culture, published online 7 September, DOI: 10.1177/1206331218797546. A448

Ikeda, E., Mavoa, S., Hinckson, E., Witten, K., Donnellan, N., Smith, M. (2018). Differences in child-drawn and GIS-modelled routes to school: Impact on space and exposure to the built environment in Auckland, New Zealand. Journal of Transport Geography, 71, 103-115. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2018.07.005. A445

Scott, K., Opit, S., Dolan, E., Banwell, K., Witten, K., Kearns, R. (2015). Community Formation: Literature review of factors that enhance place-based social relations in compact cities (Residential Choice & Community Formation Strand - Resilient Urban Futures). Auckland: SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, Massey University & University of Auckland. http://sustainablecities.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/Community-formation-literature-review.pdf

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

Ergler, C., Kearns, R., & Witten, K. (2013). Managed childhoods: a social history of play. In N. Higgins & C. Freeman (Eds.), Childhoods: Growing up in Aotearoa/New Zealand (pp. 110-125). Dunedin: Otago University Press. SB58

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, Available online 3 April, doi: 10.1080/14733285.2013.779839. A321

Ergler, C., Kearns, R., & Witten, K. (2013). Seasonal and locational variations in children's play: Implications for wellbeing. Social Science and Medicine, 91, 178-185. A357

Badland, H., Oliver, M., Kearns, R., Mavoa, S., Witten, K., Duncan, M., & Batty, G. (2012). Association of neighbourhood residence and preferences with the built environment, work-related travel behaviours, and health implications for employed adults: Findings from the URBAN study. Social Science and Medicine, 75(8), 1469-1476. A308

Ivory, V., Witten, K., Salmond, C., Lin, E.-Y., You, R., & Blakely, T. (2012). The New Zealand Index of Neighbourhood Social Fragmentation: integrating theory and data. Environment and Planning A, 44, 972-988. A303

Lin, E.-Y., Witten, K., Casswell, S., & You, R. Q. (2012). Neighbourhood matters: Perceptions of neighbourhood cohesiveness and associations with alcohol, cannabis and tobacco use. Drug and Alcohol Review, 31(4), 402-412. A289

Witten, K., Pearce, J., & Day, P. (2011). Neighbourhood Destination Accessibility Index: A GIS tool for measuring infrastructure support for neighbourhood physical activity. Environment and Planning A, 43, 205-223. A317

 Oliver, M., Witten, K., Kearns, R., Mavoa, S., Badland, H., Carroll, P., Drumheller, C., Tavae, N., Asiasiga, L., Jelley, S., Kaiwai, H., Opit, S., Lin, E.-Y., Sweetsur, P., Moewaka Barnes, H., Mason, N., & Ergler, C. (2011). Kids in the city study: research design and methodology. BMC Public Health, 11(587). A284

Witten, K., Abrahamse, W., & Stuart, K. (Eds.). (2011). Growth Misconduct? Avoiding Sprawl and Improving Urban Intensification in New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities, University of Otago.

Badland, H., Keam, R., Witten, K., & Kearns, R. (2010). Examining Public Open Spaces by Neighborhood-Level Walkability and Deprivation. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 7(6), 818-824. A270

Badland, H., Opit, S., Witten, K., Kearns, R., & Mavoa, S. (2010). Can virtual streetscape audits reliably replace physical streetscape audits? Journal of Urban Health, 87(6), 1007-1016. A269

 Stevenson, A., Pearce, J., Blakely, T., Ivory, V., & Witten, K. (2009). Neighbourhoods and health: A review of the New Zealand literature. New Zealand Geographer, 65, 211-221. A240

Badland, H., Schofield, G., Witten, K., Schluter, P., Mavoa, S., Kearns, R., Hinckson, E., Oliver, M., Kaiwai, H., Jensen, V., Ergler, C., McGrath, L., & McPhee, J. (2009). Understanding the Relationship between Activity and Neighbourhoods (URBAN) Study: research design and methodology BMC Public Health 9(224), doi:10.1186/1471-2458-1189-1224. A238

Pearce, J., Hiscock, R., Blakely, T., & Witten, K. (2008). The contextual effects of neighbourhood access to supermarkets and convenience stores on individual fruit and vegetable consumption. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 62, 198-201. A230

Hiscock, R., Pearce, J., Blakely, T., & Witten, K. (2008). Is neighborhood access to health care provision associated with individual-level utilization and satisfaction? Health Services Research, 43(6), 2183-2200. A227

Pearce, J., Witten, K., Hiscock, R., & Blakely, T. (2008). Regional and urban - rural variations in the association of neighbourhood deprivation with community resource access: a national study. Environment and Planning A, 40, 2469-2489. A223

Pearce, J., Hiscock, R., Blakely, T., & Witten, K. (2008). A national study of the association between neighbourhood access to fast food outlets and the diet and weight of local residents. Health and Place, doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2008.04.003. A215

Witten, K., Hiscock, R., Pearce, J., & Blakely, T. (2008). Neighbourhood access to open spaces and the physical activity of residents: a national study. Preventive Medicine, 47, 299-303. A214

Pearce, J., Day, P., & Witten, K. (2008). Neighbourhood provision of food and alcohol retailing and social deprivation in urban New Zealand. Urban Policy and Research, 26(2), 213-227. A213

Pearce, J., Blakely, T., Witten, K., & Bartie, P. (2007). Neighborhood deprivation and access to fast-food retailing: a national study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 32(5), 375-382. A198

Pearce, J., Witten, K., Hiscock, R., & Blakely, T. (2007). Are socially disadvantaged neighbourhoods deprived of health-related community resources? International Journal of Epidemiology, 36, 348-355. A195

Kearns, R., McCreanor, T., & Witten, K. (2006). Healthy communities. In C. Freeman & M. Thompson-Fawcett (Eds.), Living Together: Towards Inclusive Communities in New Zealand (pp. 241-257). Dunedin: University of Otago Press. SB42

Pearce, J., Witten, K., & Bartie, P. (2006). Neighbourhoods and health: a GIS approach to measuring community resource accessibility. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 60, 389-395. A186

Kearns, R., McCreanor, T., & Witten, K. (2005). Linking health, place and healthy communities. Territoris, 5, 189-203. A183

Field, A., Witten, K., Robinson, E., & Pledger, M. (2004). Who gets to what? Equity in access to community resources in two New Zealand cities. Urban Policy and Research, 22, 189-205. A160

Witten, K., McCreanor, T., & Kearns, R. (2003). The place of neighbourhood in social cohesion: Insights from Massey, West Auckland. Urban Policy and Research, 21, 321-338. A154

Witten, K., Exeter, D., & Field, A. (2003). The quality of urban environments: mapping variation in access to community resources. Urban Studies, 140, 161-177. A144