UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Associate Professor Bronwyn Mary Hayward

School of Language, Social and Political Sciences; Political Science and International Relations

Fields of Research

  • Children and youth politics
  • Climate change
  • Urban governance and planning
  • Resilience
  • Social research
  • Citizenship and civics education
  • New Zealand politics
  • Environmental policy

Researcher Summary

Bronwyn researches citizenship and sustainability, with a particular focus on children & youth in a rapidly changing physical and socio-economic environment.

Head of Department of Political Science and International Relations and director of the Sustainable Citizenship and Civic Imagination: Hei Puāwaitanga research group http://www.arts.canterbury.ac.nz/political/scci.shtml at UC, Bronwyn is a co-researcher at the University of Oslo on the Voices of the Future project and a co-investigator with the Centre for Understanding Sustainable prosperity, at the University of Surrey, UK. She is also Senior Visiting Fellow: Centre for Environmental Strategy (University of Surrey) and was visiting fellow: Tyndall Centre for climate change research 2008-2010.

Bronwyn was lead author for two UN Environment Programme reports on 18-35 year olds' attitudes to lifestyles and sustainability (UK/NZ). Her latest book is Children, Citizenship and Environment (2012) London, Routledge. She is a member of the International Social Sciences Council steering committee for Transformation, and chair of NZPSA All Universities Working party on Civics, Citizenship and Political Literacy http://www.nzpsa.com/civics-citizenship-and-political-literacy

Bronwyn has worked for children's TV, served as a ministerial appointee to NZ Broadcasting Standards Authority, and is a trustee of SPARK Foundation.

Bronwyn was inaugural co-winner of UC Arts Conscience & Critic of Society Research Award 2014

Subject Area: Disciplines

Research Projects

Research Groups

Future Research

  • Understand changing attitudes and values of public over time

Key Methodologies

  • Longitudinal studies
  • Multimedia
  • Resilience (social, economic, cultural and environmental)
  • Deliberative processes
  • Citizen juries
  • Children’s research methodologies
  • Multicultural research
  • Interdiciplinery research
  • Political communication

Affiliations

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

Authored Books
  • Hayward, B. (2012) Children, Citizenship and Environment: Nurturing a Democratic Imagination in a Changing World. London: Earthscan/Routledge.
Chapters
  • Hayward, B., Collins, R. and Nissen, S. (2016) Children and Environment. In Demeritt, D, Castree, N, Richardson, D (Ed.), The International Encyclopaedia of Geography London: Wiley.
  • Hayward, B. and Cretney, R. (2015) Governing Through Disaster. In Hayward, J (Ed.), New Zealand Government and Politics (6th ed.): 403-415. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Hayward, B. (2014) Re-imagining and Rebuilding Local Democracy. In Bennett, B, Dann, J, Johnson, E, Reynolds, R (Ed.), Once in a Lifetime: City-building after Disaster in Christchurch: 179-185. Christchurch: Freerange Press Christchurch.
  • Hayward, B. and O'Brien, K. (2014) Social contracts in a changing climate: security of what and for whom? In O Brien, K, Lera St Clair, A, Kristoffersen, B (Ed.), Climate Change, Ethics and Human Security (1st ed.): 199-214. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Hayward, B., Selboe, E. and O'Brien, K. (2014) Supporting resilience global citizenship in a changing climate: Lessons from Norway, Samoa and New Zealand. In Research, UNICEFOO (Ed.), The Challenges of Climate Change: Children on the front line: 79-86. Florence: Innocenti Insight, UNICEF Office of Research.
  • Abbas, K., Christie, I., Demassieux, F., Hayward, B., Jackson, T. and Pierre, F. (2013) Sustainable consumption and lifestyles? Children and youth in cities. In ISSC, UNESCO (Ed.), World Social Science Report 2013: Changing Global Environments: 357-361. Paris: OECD Publishing and UNESCO Publishing.
  • Hayward, B. (2013) The social handprint of sustainable citizenship. A Changing Environment for Human Security: Transformative Approaches to Research, Policy and Action: 327-335. http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203109885.
  • Hayward, B. (2013) The social handprint: Decentring the politics of sustainability after an Urban disaster. Relational Architectural Ecologies: Architecture, Nature and Subjectivity: 233-248. http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203770283.
  • Hayward, B. (2011) Addressing dangerous climate change: Why citizenship matters more than behaviour change. In Lawrence, J, Cornforth, A, Barrett, P (Ed.), Climate Futures: Pathways for Society: 75-79. Wellington: New Zealand Climate Change Research Institute.
  • Hayward, B., Donald, H. and Okeroa, E. (2011) Flourishing: Young Lives Well Lived in New Zealand. In Programme, UNE (Ed.), Visions for Change: Country Papers: 56-61. Paris: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
  • Hayward, B., Jackson, T. and Evans, D. (2011) UK Youth: The conflicts of contemporary lifestyles. In Programme, UNE (Ed.), Visions for Change: Country Papers: 99-105. Paris: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
  • Wilson-Kelly, N. and Hayward, B. (2009) What Makes Them Tick? Some Young Women Voters' Motivations and Attitudes in Aotearoa New Zealand. In Macmillan, K, Leslie, J, McLeay, E (Ed.), Rethinking Women and Politics: New Zealand and Comparative Perspectives: 131-158. Wellington: Victoria University Press.
  • Hayward, B. (2006) Public Participation. In Miller, R (Ed.), New Zealand Government and Politics (4th ed.): 514-524. Auckland: Oxford University Press.
  • Hayward, B. (2003) Deliberative Planning and Urban Sustainability: A Christchurch Case Study. In Freeman, C, Thompson-Fawcett, M (Ed.), Living Space: Towards Sustainable Settlements in New Zealand: 113-127. Dunedin: University of Otago Press.
  • Hayward, B. (1999) Commentary: Birkeland on Community Participation in Urban Project Assessment: An Eco-Feminist Analysis. In Turner, B (Ed.), Technology and Public Participation: 113-142. wollongong: Wollongong University Press.
  • Hayward, B. (1997) Public participation. In Miller Raymond (Ed.), New Zealand Politics in Transition: 408-417. Auckland: Oxford University Press.
  • Hayward, B. (1996) The Greening of participatory democracy: A reconsideration of Theory. In Mathews, F (Ed.), Ecology and Democracy: 215-236. London: Frank Cass.
Journal articles
  • Hayward, B., Selboe, E. and Plew, E. (2015) Citizenship for a changing global climate: Learning from New Zealand and Norway. Citizenship, Social and Economics Education 14(1): 19-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2047173415577506.
  • Hayward, B. (2014) A Word about the origins of Women Talking Politics. Women Talking Politics: The Research Magazine of the New Zealand Political Studies Association (NZPSA) 1: 2-4.
  • Hayward, B. (2009) Our Changing Political and Global Climate: Can we "grow" and remain "happy"? Women Talking Politics 7(Summer): 1-3.
  • O'Brien, K., Hayward, B. and Berkes, F. (2009) Rethinking Social Contracts: Building Resilience in a Changing Climate. Ecology and Society 14(2)
  • Hayward, B. (2008) Let's Talk about the Weather: De-centering Democratic Debate about Climate Change. Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 23(3): 79-98.
  • Hayward, B. (2008) 'Nowhere far from the Sea': Political challenges of coastal adaptation to climate change in New Zealand. Political Science 60(1): 47-59.
  • Hayward, B. (2008) Political Science: Editorial. Political Science 60(1): 3-7.
  • Hayward, B. (1993) Participatory Democracy: Questions raised by feminist involvement with practise and theory. Political Science 45: 27-39.
  • Hayward, B. (1991) Getting Heard in the Green Debate: Environmental Policy and Strong Democracy in New Zealand. Sites: Journal for Radical Perspectives on Culture 22(Summer): 54-63.
Conference - Other
  • Hayward, B. (2015) Legacy Stories for a city in transition: Filling the Gaps after a natural disaster.
  • Hayward, B. (2015) NZPSA working group on civics, citizenship and political literacy at NCEA.
  • Hayward, B. (2015) What kind of citizen? Empowering a generation for a changing world.
  • Hayward, BM. (2015) How social sciences and humanities can collaborate to transform responses to disaster: A case study from Christchurch.
  • Scott, K., Masselot, A. and Hayward, B. (2015) Skivers, Strivers and Thrivers: The impact of the shift from welfare to wellbeing on women in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
  • Hayward, B. (2014) Rethinking resilience: reflections on the earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand 2010 and 2011.
  • Hayward, B. (2014) Tipping the Scales: Inequality and Child Poverty in New Zealand.
  • Hayward, B. (2014) Understanding our Social Handprint.
  • Hayward, B., Selboe, E. and O'Brien, K. (2014) Climate, Citizenship and Rethinking Civics: Learning from, for and with a new generation of youth political activists.
  • Selboe, E., Nordbø, MJ., Hayward, BM. and O'Brien, K. (2014) Norwegian youth mobilizing for transformation: The preconditions of resilient protest.
  • Ford, G., Watson, K. and Hayward, B. (2013) The New Zealand Political Language Corpus and Citizen Taxpayer: Introducing a new corpus and a case study exploring representations of the taxpayer.
  • Hayward, B. (2013) Tapping into the New Political Energy.
  • Hayward, BM. (2012) 100 days to rebuild suffrage: Reclaiming a democratic imagination in a changing world.
  • Hayward, BM. (2012) Children, citizenship and environment.
  • Hayward, BM. (2012) Citizenship and environment: Nurturing young citizens for sustainability leadership.
  • Hayward, BM. (2012) Fair weather: Climate, children and youth - a question of justice.
  • Hayward, BM. (2012) New Zealand: Nurturing a democratic imagination in a changing world.
  • Hayward, BM. (2012) Rethinking Citizenship.
  • Hayward, BM. (2012) Rethinking Resilience: Politics and Earthquake.
  • Hayward, BM. (2012) Understanding the social science of a changing climate.
  • Hayward, BM. (2012) Young citizen wellbeing: Why a democratic imagination is essential.
  • Hayward, B. (2011) Rethinking Resilience: Reflections on the Christchurch earthquake and aftershocks.
  • Hayward, B. (2011) Re-thinking Sustainability for a New Generation: Understanding the implications of youth struggle for citizenship, political agency and freedom.
  • Hayward, B. (2010) Bowling with a sponsor: New Zealand children's attitudes to citizenship and climate change mitigation.
  • Hayward, B. and O'Brien, K. (2009) Security of What, for Whom? Rethinking Social Contracts in a Changing Climate.
  • Jackson, T. and Hayward, B. (2009) Global Sustainable Lifestyle Survey: Attitudes of Young British Respondents.
  • O'Brien, K., Hayward, B. and Berkes, F. (2009) Rethinking social contracts: Building resilience in a changing climate. In Ecology and Society 14(2).
  • Brown, K. and Hayward, B. (2008) Nowhere far from the sea: Exploring resilience in coastal communities.
  • Hayward, B. (2008) Growing Greens? Children's Attitudes to Citizenship, Environment and Climate Change: The New Zealand Experience.
  • Hayward, B. (2008) Rediscovering the Lost Forests of Winnie the Pooh: The Challenge of Interpretation for Climate Change and Sustainability Education.
  • Hayward, B. (2008) Story telling: Empowering Children in a Changing Environment.
  • Hayward, B. and Brown, K. (2007) No where far from the Sea, Iconic places and community resilience.
  • Hayward, B., Buck, J., Dalton, W., Tai-Rakena, NKA., Sheerin, C. and Donald, H. (2007) Facing the Past, Listening to Our Future: how children talk about politics, identity and environment in New Zealand.
  • Palmer, G., Hayward, B., Jackson, T., Sharples, P., Benson-Pope, D. and Winder, P. (2007) Sustainability and our social and cultural aspirations.
  • Hayward, B., Donald, H., Sheerin, C. and Rakena, A. (2006) Whakarongo mai! Listen to me! How young people talk about politics in New Zealand.
  • Catt, H., Hayward, B. and Wood, B. (2005) Now or Never! The Impact of Political Education on Civic Participation.
  • Hayward, B. and Catt, H. (2005) Children's participation and citizenship in action.
  • Hayward, B. and Tan, A. (2004) Citizenship, Security and Political Rights: An Analysis of Public Submissions on the New Zealand Identity (Citizenship and Travel) Bill 2004.
Discussion/Working Papers
  • Druckman, A., Buck, I., Hayward, B. and Jackson, T. (2012) Unpaid time and gender: what are the implications for carbon emissions? Sustainable Lifestyles Research Group, UK.
  • Hayward, B. (2002) Broadcasting Balance Important for Diverse Democracy. Broadcasting Standards Authority Quarterly No 13.
Other
  • Hayward, BM. and Roy, J. (2016) CHAPTER 5: Approaches to implementing a strengthened global response to the threat of climate change. Summary. In SIXTH ASSESSMENT REPORT (AR6) PRODUCTS: Outline of the Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to th: 14-16. Geneva: International Panel on Climate change.
  • Hayward, B., Larrère, C., Schmid, L. and Frame, D. (2015) The Anthropocene Challenge in Age of Resilience. New Zealand Royal Society and Radio New Zealand, Sep 2015. Radio Broadcast.
  • Hayward, B. (2014) Nancy Higgins and Claire Freeman (eds),Childhoods: Growing up in Aotearoa New Zealand. Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2013; 326pp. Education Aotearoa 5(1) Book Review.
  • Hayward, BM. (2012) Canterbury's political quake. The Press(30 Mar 2012) Newspaper Article.
  • Hayward, BM. (2012) Expert Submission to NZ House of Representatives: parliamentary select Committee (Local Government). Environment Canterbury Temporary Commissioners and Improved Water Management Bill
  • Hayward, B. (2011) The young and the not so restless. The Press, Christchurch, New Zealand Newspaper article.
  • Hayward, B. and Jackson, T. (2011) New Graduates face a more uncertain future than ever before. The Guardian, UK Newspaper article.
  • Hayward, B. (2010) Parks Key to Kiwi Wellbeing. The Press 6 Jun 2010 Newspaper Article.
  • Hayward, B. (2010) Where have all the adults gone? Open Democracy 10 Dec 2010 Online Article.
  • Hayward, B. (2007) Living Together: Towards Inclusive Communities by Michelle Thompson-Fawcett and Claire Freeman ed. Otago University Press, Dunedin. 2007. Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online 2(2): 115-117. Book review.
  • Hayward, B. (2006) Baber, Walter F. and Robert V. Bartlett. 2005. Deliberative Environmental Politics: Democracy and ecological rationality. Australasian Journal of Human Security 2(2): 57-59. Book Review.
  • Hayward, B., Milne, T., Sheerin, C. and Wilson-Kelly, N. (2006) Youth civic participation - annotated bibliography (a public research database for the New Zealand Electoral Commission). Annotated Database on Web.
  • Hayward, B. (2005) Public Policy In New Zealand: Institutions, Processes and Outcomes. Political Science 1: 95-96. Book Review.
  • Cartwright, P., Bryant, RS., Mcgregor, JH. and Hayward, BM. (2002) BEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY: 26pp.Decision No: 2002-067 -068 -069 -070, 6 June 2002 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND complaints by MARTIN ELLIOTT, ARNE HERRMANN and SARAH MACDONALD vs. TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND LTD Complaint: Holmes - sensitive information about two women found on second-hand computer hard drive - women.
  • Cartwright, PJ., Bryant, RS. and Hayward, BM. (2002) Broadcasting Standards Authority Decision 2002-088, in the matter of the Broadcasting Act 1989: Marcel Spencer of Taranaki VS. Broadcaster TVNZ Ltd, Election Programme.
  • Cartwright, PJ., Bryant, RS., McGregor, JH. and Hayward, BM. (2002) BEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY Decision No: 2002-040 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by DR T G L SHIRTCLIFFE Vs. Broadcaster RADIO NEW ZEALAND LTD Complaint: Mana News - call for voters to vote for one mayoral candidate - unbalanced - encouraged discrimination against non-MaoriBEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY Decision No: 2002-040 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by DR T G L SHIRTCLIFFE Vs. Broadcaster RADIO NEW ZEALAND LTD Complaint: Mana News - call for voters to vote for one mayoral candidate - unbalanced - encouraged discrimination against non-MaoriBEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY Decision No: 2002-040 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by DR T G L SHIRTCLIFFE Vs. Broadcaster RADIO NEW ZEALAND LTD Complaint: Mana News - call for voters to vote for one mayoral candidate - unbalanced - encouraged discrimination against non-MaoriBEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY Decision No: 2002-040 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by DR T G L SHIRTCLIFFE Vs. Broadcaster RADIO NEW ZEALAND LTD Complaint: Mana News - call for voters to vote for one mayoral candidate - unbalanced - encouraged discrimination against non-Maori.
  • Cartwright, PJ., Bryant, RS., McGregor, JH. and Hayward, BM. (2002) BEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY: 9pp. Decision No: 2002-031 and -032 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by ECPAT NEW ZEALAND INC.of Auckland vs. TV3 NETWORK SERVICES LTD Complaint: 20/20 - "Paradise Lost" - item on child prostitution in Fiji - breach of children’s privacy - unfair depiction of child victim.
  • Cartwright, PJ., Bryant, RS., McGregor, JH. and Hayward, BM. (2002) BEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY: Decision No: 2002-00724 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by JON CARAPIET vs RADIO NEW ZEALAND LTD Complaint: Eureka - Royal Commission on Genetic Modification - GE Free rally - rally participants interviewed - approach assured participants rejected Commission findings.
  • Cartwright, P., McGregor, JH., Bryant, R. and Hayward, BM. (2001) BEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY Decision No: 2001-132 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by BRIAN JOHN EVANS vs. Broadcaster THE RADIO NETWORK LTD Complaint: Newstalk ZB - talkback - topic - global warmingBEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY Decision No: 2001-132 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by BRIAN JOHN EVANS vs. Broadcaster THE RADIO NETWORK LTD Complaint: Newstalk ZB - talkback - topic - global warmingBEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY Decision No: 2001-132 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by BRIAN JOHN EVANS vs. Broadcaster THE RADIO NETWORK LTD Complaint: Newstalk ZB - talkback - topic - global warmingBEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY Decision No: 2001-132 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by BRIAN JOHN EVANS vs. Broadcaster THE RADIO NETWORK LTD Complaint: Newstalk ZB - talkback - topic - global warming.
  • Cartwright, PJ., Bryant, R., Mcgregror, J. and Hayward, B. (2001) BEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY: Decision No: 2001-099, IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by P M MACCALLUM| Vs TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND LIMITED One News - item on Ngati Ruanui’s acceptance of Treaty of Waitangi claim settlement - conflicts of 1860s-1880s described as Taranaki Land Wars.
  • Cartwright, PJ., Bryant, RS., McGregor, JH. and Hayward, BM. (2001) BEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY . Decision Nos: 2001-138 -204. IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND complaints by R K WATKINS of Napier Broadcaster THE RADIOWORKS LTD Complaint: The Rock - offensive language - breach of good taste and decency - broadcasts inconsistent with maintenance of law and order.
  • Cartwright, PJ., McGregor, JH., Bryant, RS. and Hayward, BM. (2001) BEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY Decision No: 2001-093 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by IAN WHITE vs. Broadcaster TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND LTD Complaint: 60 Minutes - Police shooting of Steven WallaceBEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY Decision No: 2001-093 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by IAN WHITE vs. Broadcaster TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND LTD Complaint: 60 Minutes - Police shooting of Steven WallaceBEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY Decision No: 2001-093 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by IAN WHITE vs. Broadcaster TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND LTD Complaint: 60 Minutes - Police shooting of Steven WallaceBEFORE THE BROADCASTING STANDARDS AUTHORITY Decision No: 2001-093 IN THE MATTER of the Broadcasting Act 1989 AND a complaint by IAN WHITE vs. Broadcaster TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND LTD Complaint: 60 Minutes - Police shooting of Steven Wallace.
Conference - Published
  • Hayward, B. (2011) Growing up in a dynamic climate: Why citizenship will matter more than behaviour change. Wellington, New Zealand: Climate Futures: pathways for society, 31 Mar 2011 - 1 Apr 2011.
  • Werkmeister, S., Gonzalez, A., Hayward, B. and Alabaster, D. (2007) 3D FE analysis of accelerated pavement test results from New Zealand's CAPTIF facility. In Advanced Characterisation of Pavement and Soil Engineering Materials - Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Characterisation of Pavement and Soil Engineering Materials 1: 347-358.
  • Hayward, BM. (2005) Effective Citizen Engagement and Social Learning in Environmental Policy: The New Zealand Experience. Washington, DC, USA: 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Political Association, 1-9-2005.
Edited Volumes
  • Hayward, B. (Ed.) (2008) Political Science, 60(1). Special issue: The Politics of Climate Change Issues for New Zealand and Small States of the Pacific. London: Sage, on behalf of Victoria University of Wellington.
  • Hayward, B. (Ed.) (2008) The Politics of Climate Change: Issues for New Zealand and Small States of the Pacific. Wellington: Dunmore Publishers.
Oral Presentations
  • Pickles, CG., Wallace, R., Crofskey, S., Fox, C. and Hayward, B. (2016) How are we doing, Christchurch? Panel discussion.
  • Hayward, BM. (2012) What if we really listened to children?
Reports
  • Howden-Chapman, P., Chapman, R., Abrahamse, W., Awatere, S., Fougere, G., Frame, B., Krausse, M., Hayward, B., Mortimer, C., Stevenson, A. and Logie, J. (2011) Christchurch's regeneration: research and science-based insights.
Theses / Dissertations
  • Hayward, BM. (2000) Beyond Consensus: Social Learning in Urban Planning.