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Profile_Lara_RangiwhetuBCom(Hons) Marketing, PGDip Development Studies, BA Design PhD Student; HHRP

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Tel +64 27 349 2629

Research interests and activities

Lara is a PhD candidate at University of Otago, Wellington. She is working on evaluating the upgrade of Arlington, Wellington City Council's largest social housing site as well as other urban regeneration projects. Her research interests include social justice, equity and wellbeing.


Rangiwhetu, L. J., Pierse, N., Chisholm, E., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2020). Public housing and well-being: Evaluation frameworks to influence policy. Health Education & Behavior, 47(6), 825-835. doi: 10.1177/1090198120917095 Journal - Research Article

Rangiwhetu, L. (2019). Evaluating the impact of social housing remediation and regeneration on tenants' wellbeing: Health, social connections and safety (PhD). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Retrieved from Awarded Doctoral Degree

Cook, H. and co-signatories, including Aspinall, C., Baker, M., Ball, J., Brewer, N., Cleghorn, C., Cunningham, R., Donovan, S., D'Souza, A., Edwards, R., Fraser, B., Gage, R., Hoek, J., Howden-Chapman, P., Hurley, K., Kvalsvig, A., Kvizhinadze, G., Lawson-Te Aho, K., McIntyre, M. E., Ombler, J., O'Sullivan, K., Pierse, N., Purdie, N., Rangiwhetu, L., Reidy, J., Russel, M., Sarfati, D., Shaw, C., Signal, L., Stanley, J., Thornley, L., Viggers, H., White, M., Wilson, N., and Zhang, W. (2018). Revision of the Abortion Law. Submission to New Zealand Parliament, Wellington, New Zealand. [Government Submission]. Other Research Output

Rangiwhetu, L., Howden-Chapman, P., Pierse, N., Chisholm, E., Randal, E., & Short, I. (2018). Evaluating the Tamaki regeneration. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Energy and Environment of Residential Buildings (ICEERB): Housing Sustainability in Urban Areas. (pp. 41). Retrieved from Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Rangiwhetu, L., Pierse, N., Viggers, H., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2018). Cold New Zealand council housing getting an upgrade. Policy Quarterly, 14(2), 65, 73. Journal - Research Article

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