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ZHANG Wei own photo for webBachelor of Medicine, GradDip in Commerce, Master of Public PolicyPhD student

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Tel: +64 4 918 6083

Research interests and activities

Wei Zhang's research focuses on health services for Chinese immigrants and the barriers they find. She has recently started her PhD study at the University of Otago (New Zealand) and is looking at housing experiences of Chinese immigrants in New Zealand.


Howden-Chapman, P., Crane, J., Keall, M., Pierse, N., Baker, M. G., Cunningham, C., … Aspinall, C., Bennett, J., Bierre, S., … Chisholm, E., Davies, C., Fougere, G., Fraser, B., Fyfe, C., … Halley, C., … Olin, C., Ombler, J., O'Sullivan, K., Pehi, T., Penny, G., … Randal, E., Riggs, L., Robson, B., Ruru, J., Shaw, C., … Teariki, M. A., Telfar Barnard, L., Tiatia, R., … Viggers, H., … Zhang, W. (2023). He Kāinga Oranga: Reflections on 25 years of measuring the improved health, wellbeing and sustainability of healthier housing. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Advance online publication. [Review].

Wilson, N., Carter, R., Heath, D., Zhang, W., Martinez, E., Robertson, L., … Thomson, G. W., Hoek, J., & Edwards, R. (2022). Assessing cigarette smuggling at a time of border closure to international tourists: Survey of littered packs in New Zealand. Tobacco Control. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/tc-2022-057603

Zhang, W., & Taylor, W. J. (2020). Outcome measures in gout. Arthritis Care & Research, 72, Suppl. 10, 72-81. doi: 10.1002/acr.24209

Zhang, W. (2019). What do Chinese immigrants bring to New Zealand? Proceedings of the 23rd Biennial International Conference of the New Zealand Asian Studies Society (NZASIA). (pp. 70-71). Retrieved from

Zhang, W. (2019). Interactions of housing and wellbeing for Chinese immigrants in New Zealand. Proceedings of the University of Otago Student Research Symposium: Te Wānaka Rakahau: Ākoka. Retrieved from

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