Dr Mary Anne Teariki is a Research Fellow at the University of Otago working as part of an interdisciplinary team examining what aspects of different organisational arrangements for public housing enable improved tenant and community wellbeing.  Mary Anne has research and public policy experience, and has recently undertaken research on the settlement experiences of Kiribati migrants and their families living in New Zealand, the impacts of climate change, urbanisation and community development in the Pacific, and the use of systems frameworks for regenerative development