%asset_metadata_RSP.HonorificTitle% Radilaite Cammock

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Lecturer, Programme Leader - Postgraduate Public Health

Phone: (09) 921 9999 ext 7707

Email: radilaite.cammock@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
AUT University (Room MB209)
South Campus
640 Great South Road
Manukau, Auckland 2025
New Zealand

Postal Address:
School of Public Health & Psychosocial Studies (Mail Code MB2)
AUT University, South Campus
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142


  • PhD (Public Health)
  • Masters of Public Health
  • Diploma of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Science


Dr Cammock has been involved in health research in New Zealand and Fiji over the last seven years. She is focused on achieving better health outcomes for Pacific people. Her research interests lie in Pacific health and more specifically, reproductive health.  Her work incorporates pacific values and belief systems and has published research highlighting their importance in achieving better health outcomes among Pacific people.

Dr Cammock has a masters and doctorate degree in Public Health from the University of Otago and is currently a lecturer in the school of public health and Psychosocial studies. Dr Cammock is of Fijian heritage and is involved with ongoing research projects in Fiji. She is from the village of Vutia in the Rewa province.


Teaching Areas:

  • Pacific Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Public Health

Research Areas:

  • Pacific Health
  • Reproductive Health
  • Migrant Health

Current Research Projects:

  • Pacific Health journal manager and editorial board member
  • Project manager of Health eating and enterprise study in Fiji
    Builds on partnerships with the University of the South Pacific and secretariat of the Pacific community. MFAT and NZIPR funded project $150k
  • Coordinator - interdisciplinary conference on NCDs
    Fulbright specialist program - partnership with Drexel University

Research outputs:

Journal articles

  • Cammock, R., Priest, P., Lovell, S., & Herbison, P. (2018). Awareness and use of family planning methods among iTaukei women in Fiji and New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 42(4), 365-371. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12761

  • Cammock, R. D., Derrett, S., & Sopoaga, F. (2014). An assessment of an outcome of injury questionnaire using a Pacific model of health and wellbeing. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1388).

  • Cammock, R. D., Derrett, S., Davie, G., Langley, J., & Sopoaga, F. (2012). Injury to Pacific people in New Zealand: Pre-injury characteristics and early health outcomes - results from a cohort study. Australasian Epidemiologist, 19(2).

Creative works

  • Antonczak, L., Lienart, N., Smith, P., Conn, C., & Cammock, R. (2018). BELE – A participatory approach to Pacific youth contributing to health goals and Sustainable Economic Development (No. Of Pieces: 1) [Artefact]. Online: NZIPR. Retrieved from https://bele.community/

Conference contributions

  • Cammock, R., Conn, C., Antonczak, L., & Sa'uLilo, L. (2018). Using Talanoa epistemology and participatory action research with young entrepreneurs in healthy eating enterprises in Suva, Fiji. In OCEANS & ISLANDS - A conference for Pacific research. Auckland: New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research. Retrieved from http://nzipr2018.nz/

  • Cammock, R. (2018). Young Entreprenuers and Healthy Eating Enterprises in Suva, Fiji. In Pasifika Medical Association: Participate, Innovate & Reinvigorate. Auckland: Pasifika Medical Association. Retrieved from http://pacifichealth.org.nz/pasifika-medical-association-2018-conference/

  • Cammock, R. (2017). Family Planning perspectives within the changing socio cultural context of iTaukei women in Fiji and New Zealand. In Public Health Association of New Zealand Conference. Christchurch.

  • Cammock, R. (2017). Family planning behavior among iTaukei women in Fiji and New Zealand. In Pacific Health Realities: The Way Forward Conference. Noumea.

  • Cammock, R. (2016). iTaukei women’s Family Planning Behaviour. In Pacific Islands Health Research Symposium. Suva.

Oral presentations

  • Conn, C., Cammock, R., Blake, G., Sa'uLilo, L., Antonczak, L., & Smith, P. (2018). Pacific youth enterprise for vegetable and fruit eating: a Fiji study. Auckland University of Technology.

Other outputs

  • Antonczak, L., Lienart, N., Smith, P., Conn, C., Cammock, R., Blake, G., & Sa'uLilo, L. (2018). Young Fijian entrepreneurs empowering health eating through Mobile Social Media. NZIPR. Retrieved from https://bele.community/


  • Health Research Council of New Zealand
    Pacific PhD Career Development Award, 2011, 2014
  • Le Va Pacific Health Workforce Development Programme
    Pacific Health Workforce Award for Masters study, 2009-2010

Last updated: 11-Feb-2019 2.31pm

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