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Scott, J. Fa’avale, A., and Thompson, B.Y. (2018). What can Southern Criminology Contribute to a Post-Race Agenda? Asian Journal of Criminology13(2):155-173.

Zeisman, C., Durham, J., Fa’avale, N., Fa’avale, A., Malama, E., Tafa, S., Taito, T., Etuale, J., Yaranamua, M., Utai, U., and Schubert, L. (2018). Maori and Pasifika Young Peoples Well-being Project Report 2017. Brisbane: The University of Queensland. 

Vaughan, L., Schubert, L., Mavoa, H., and Fa’avale, N. (2017). ‘Hey, We are the best ones at Dealing with our own’: Embedding a Culturally Competent Program for Māori and Pacific Island Children into a Mainstream Health Service in Queensland. Australia.

Mihrshahi, S., Vaughan, L., Fa’avale, N., De Silva Weliange, S., Manu-Sione, I., and Schubert, L. (2017). Evaluation of the Good Start Program: a healthy eating and physical activity intervention for Maori and Pacific Islander children living in Queensland, Australia. BMC Public Health 17:77

Kearney, J., Wood, L., & Teare, R. (2015). MANA Community Mentoring: Strengthening Identity and Positive Pathways for Pacific Youth: A Pathway from Australia,Chapter 12 in Designing Inclusive Pathways with Young Adults: Learning and Development for a Better World. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam.

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.

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 & A. Gallagher (Eds.), Engaging Geographies: Landscapes, Lifecourses and Mobilities (pp. 155-174). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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.

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. 

Tava’e, N., & Nosa, V. (2012). The Green Prescription programme and the experiences of Pacific women in Auckland. J Prim Health Care 4(4):313-319

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