Ethnicity and Diversity

Chinese migrant communities’ relationships to coastal spaces in the ‘City of Sails’, Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Belinda Wheaton
Published: 2024-01-03

New Zealanders have long-standing and multifaceted relationships with coasts, including recreation activities in, on and by the water. Leisure scholarship to date has paid little attention to outdoor recreation in…


Too many Māori and Asian people are drowning – can better cultural understanding reverse the trend?

By: Belinda Wheaton & Lucen Liu
Published: 2022-12-20

Many New Zealanders consider the beach to be a great place for leisure activities. Despite our love of the water, New Zealanders have a terrible record of drowning deaths. Water…

Ethnicity and Diversity

Mainland Chinese firstgeneration immigrants and New Zealanders’ views on sport participation, race/ ethnicity and the body: Does sport participation enhance cultural understandings?

By: Richard Pringle and Lucen Liu
Published: 2023-03-11

This study set within the superdiverse city of Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand examined how mainland Chinese first-generation immigrants and Pākehā (white New Zealanders) discursively understood each other in the context of…

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