Dovetail has a broad portfolio of work, built upon the strength of its collaborating teams and the value we offer our clients. Here you will find some examples of work, including our 1-page Annual Reports, and a range of publicly available client reports.

Annual reports

2014-19 5-year report

2017 Highlights

2015/16 Highlights

2014/15 Highlights


Field A, McKegg K, Schiff A. 2019. Signature Programme Evaluation: Visiting Drivers Project - for NZTA and ACC

Mackie H, Woodward A, Witten K, Smith M, Field A, Macmillan A, Hosking J, Baas P, Hawley G, Wild K, Hirsch L, Hodgson R. 2019. Healthy Future Mobility Synthesis Report. Auckland: Healthy Future Mobility.


Field A, Wild K, Woodward A, Macmillan A, Mackie H. 2018. Encountering bikelash: Experiences and lessons from New Zealand communities. Journal of Transport & Health 11: 130-40

Mackie H, Macmillan A, Witten K, Baas P, Field A, Smith M, Hosking J, King K, Sosene L, Woodward A. 2018. Te Ara Mua - Future Streets suburban street retrofit: A researcher-community-government co-design process and intervention outcomes. Journal of Transport & Health, 11: 209-220.

Witten K, Mackie H, Baas P, Macmillan A, Woodward A, Smith M, Hosking J, Field A. 2017. 2084 - Te Ara Mua - Future Streets: An Encounter with Business-As-Usual Transport Planning. Journal of Transport & Health 5: S51-S52

Field A, Butler R. 2018. Virtual Health: Rapid review of evidence and implications. Hamilton: Waikato District Health Board

Macmillan AK, Mackie H, Hosking JE, Witten K, Smith M, Field A, Woodward A, Hoskins R, Stewart J, van der Werf B, Baas P. 2018. Controlled before-after intervention study of suburb-wide street changes to increase walking and cycling: Te Ara Mua-Future Streets study design. BMC Public Health.


Te Auaunga Social Procurement Case Studies - for Auckland Council

Wild K, Woodward A, Field A, Macmillan A. 2017. Beyond ‘bikelash’: engaging with community opposition to cycle lanes. Mobilities DOI: 10.1080/17450101.2017.1408950

Smith M, Hosking J, Woodward A, Witten K, Macmillan A, Field A, Baas P, Mackie H. 2017. Systematic literature review of built environment effects on physical activity and active transport – an update and new findings on health equity. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 14:158. DOI: 10.1186/s12966-017-0613-9

Appleton-Dyer S, Field A. 2017. Accountability and development? Supporting provider-led evaluation of short-term community social change projects. Evaluation Matters - He Take Tō Te Aromatawai


Queenstown District Labour and Skills Shortages Survey - for Queenstown Chamber of Commerce

Te Awamutu Town Centre Health Impact Assessment (in association with Population Health Waikato) - for Population Health Waikato


Rural and Urban Economic Linkages - for Waikato Spatial Plan

Cost Analysis of Individualised Funding - for Manawanui InCharge

Skills Matter New Entry to Specialist Practice: Mental Health and Addiction Nursing - for Te Pou

Physician Assistant Evaluation (in association with Synergia Ltd) - for Health Workforce New Zealand

The Future of Sport in New Zealand (in association with Synergia Ltd) - for Sport New Zealand


Factors that Contribute to Exclusion of Disabled People (in association with Synergia Ltd) - for Ministry of Social Development