NIDEA in the news


Professor Tahu Kukutai on Stuff national news on the two, quite different Covid-19 lockdowns in New Zealand

Professor Francis Collins on TVNZ’s Q+A on changes to migration in the Covid-19 pandemic – 04 May 2020

Emeritus Professor Jacques Poot in the Financial Times on the consequences of COVID-19 on migration – 30 April 2020

Professor Ross Lawrenson on One News on transparency in reporting of rural Covid-19 statistics – 14 April 2020

Professor Ross Lawrenson in the Otago Daily Times on localised reporting of Covid-19 cases – 9 April 2020

Professor Tahu Kukutai in Waatea News equity critical to get Covid-19 response right – 19 March 2020

Dr Arama Rata on TVNZ’s Te Karere Te Tiriti o Waitangi and immigration in relation to the significance of COVID-19 – 3 February 2020

Professors Tahu Kukutai and Francis Collins, and Emeritus Professor Richard Bedford featured in New Zealand Listener feature article on 'NZ's Growing Pains' (paywalled)  - 23 March 2020

Professor Ross Lawrenson on Stuff National news Waikato med school proposal a potential vote catcher - 09 February 2020

Dr Arama Rata on R&R Is it time to relinquish the relics of our colonial past? - 03 February 2020


Professor Francis Collins on Stuff National News Employers use immigration rules as 'leverage' over migrant workers - 03 December 2019

Professor Ross Lawrenson in New Zealand Doctor Rural communities advise researchers on diagnosing lung cancer early, initially targeting Māori  - 23 October 2019

Professor Tahu Kukutai in Dominion Post Country closing quickly on 5 million milestone - 24 September 2019

Professor Tahu Kukutai in Otago Daily Times Māori have no measure of progress after census - 24 September 2019

Associate Professor Polly Atatoa-Carr on Stuff National News Māori have been let down by census botch-up - 15 August 2019

Associate Professor Polly Atatoa-Carr on 95bfm I/V w/ Polly Atatoa Carr on Census 2018 - 14 August 2019

Dr Arama Rata in The New Zealand Herald Undeniably, racism alive and well in NZ - 10 July 2019

Dr Arama Rata on Stuff National News Survey finds Māori have strong affinity with Asian countries, people and cultures” - 06 March  2019

Professor Tahu Kukutai in The Dominion Post Māori electorate seat at risk due to Census 2018 debacle - 05 March 2019


Professor Francis Collins on Breakfast on One Cost of homes rent prompting kiwi millennials to ditch Auckland in favour of other regions  - 30 October 2018

Professor Francis Collins on Stuff National News Millennials ditching the Big Smoke for the regions - 28 October 2018

Professor Tahu Kukutai on Radio New Zealand The future of work - 22 October 2018

Dr Arama Rata on Radio New Zealand Māori ask NZ First who decides 'Kiwi values' - 2 October 2018

Professor Tahu Kukutai on Health Central New Zealand Failed census – a preventable public health policy disaster - 14 August 2018

Professor Tahu Kukutai on Radio New Zealand Maori Seats may be impacted by low census turnout - 31 July 2018

Dr Arama Rata Media coverage of Fair Borders talk by Rahul Bhattarai on the Asia Pacific Report Housing issue not just ethnic – Pākehā leaders have ‘failed’, says author  - 19 July 2018

Dr Arama Rata Interview with David Hall on the Pantograph Punch Borders, Divisions and the Space Between: Three Writers on Borders. - 13 July 2018

Dr Arama Rata on Waatea News Migrant conversation for Fair Borders - 26 June 2018

Dr Arama Rata Interview on Radio New Zealand The Panel - 27 February 2018

Dr Arama Rata on Waatea News Treaty Petition Challenges Racial Hierarchy - 7 February 2018

Dr Arama Rata on Te Kāea, Māori Television Call for Treaty to be Included in Citizenship Oath - 7 February 2018


Professor Jacques Poot talks to Mike Hosking on Breakfast about the migration boom 22 Sep 2015

Why women are having fewer babies, comments from Emeritus Professor Ian Pool - 19 February 2015
Money in the bank, fewer buns in the oven: Why women are having fewer babies


Interview by Kim Hill with Dr Tahu Kukutai as one of the authors of the Royal Society demographic study, Te Pae Tawhiti (Our Futures) - 15 November 2014.
National Radio Interview with Dr Tahu Kukutai

Professor Natalie Jackson discusses implications of depopulation at the Insurance Council’s National Conference - 5 November 2014.
Who will buy the farms?

Interview with Dr Tahu Kukutai on Radio Waatea on the changing Māori population - 31 October 2014.
Interview with Dr Tahu Kukutai on Radio Waatea

  Visiting Professor David Bloom, guest of NIDEA and the University of Waikato, gives public lecture on New Zealand’s demographic dividend - 22 October 2014.
The business of ageing

Professor Richard Bedford is awarded title of Emeritus Professor - 16 October 2014.
Richard Bedford honoured

Professor Jacques Poot of NIDEA to lead $5.5 million project of Aotearoa New Zealand (CaDDANZ) - 25 September 2014.
CaDDANZ project 2014-2020

Dr Tahu Kukutai comments the Census shows an increasing number of Maori are identifying iwi affiliations. August 2014.
Census shows more Maori identify tribal affiliations

Professor Natalie Jackson discusses Hamilton’s demographic future in the Winter Lecture Series – 27 August 2014.
The City of the Future: What Can Hamilton Learn From the Others?

Dr William Cochrane comments on the Taranaki District’s changing demographics.
Districts in a show of resilience - South Taranaki looking confident

Dr Tahu Kukutai has been selected to participate in the World Social Science Fellows Seminar in London, July to August 2014.
World Social Science Seminar

Professors Natalie Jackson and Iain White to speak at Insurance Council of New Zealand’s annual conference in November – 23 July 2014
ICNZ Annual Conference - Population Change

Radio NZ: Professor of Population Geography Richard Bedford interviewed by Kim Hill (audio) – 21 July 2014
Future New Zealand

The report of the Royal Society of New Zealand – comments by Professor Natalie Jackson – 17 July 2014.
Red-zoned provinces

Professor Jacques Poot is awarded a NZ-UK Link Foundation visiting professorship for 2015 – 4 July 2014.
Visiting UK professorship for NIDEA Researcher

A third of Maori are under 15 years old – implications for New Zealand (New Zealand Herald) - comments from Dr Tahu Kukutai – 2 July 2014
Young Maori could change the face of New Zealand

Internal migration and changing schools now trending downwards (New Zealand Herald) - comments from Professor Jacques Poot – 28 May 2014
Moving house - upheaval at school

  Restricting migration could help lower house prices (3 News) - comments from Professor Jacques Poot - 22 May 2014
Migration and lower house prices

Professor Natalie Jackson to speak at Property Council meeting in Hamilton today (3 News) –30 April 2014
Bid by Property Council to amalgamate Waikato Councils

Dr Bill Cochrane comments on the Global Drug Survey (Dominion Post) – 19 April 2014
Global Drug Survey

Dr Tahu Kukutai on the panel to discuss the findings of the New Zealanders' Perceptions of Asia and Asian Peoples in 2013 Survey (31 March)
New Zealanders' are keen to learn about Asian language and culture

Professor Peggy Koopman-Boyden says sport facilities should ensure they cater for the needs of older residents.
Sports facilities for older residents

Professor Peggy Koopman-Boyden comments to the Waikato Times that crime and living on the state pension were important issues for older citizens.
Crime, pensions and economic recovery - concerns of older citizens

Dr Tahu Kukutai comments to the NZ Herald that there is still no trend towards Maori and Pacific Island incomes catching up with those of Europeans
NZ is wasting the Maori and Pacific Island demographic dividend

Dr Mervyl McPherson comments on the 'major sociological shift' in society's views of single-person households.
New Zealand society trends