1. Published in book edited by Sabatello, M & Schultz, S (eds) (2013) Human Rights & Disability Advocacy. Hickey, H Chapter 10, Indigenous People with Disabilities: The missing link
  2. Published in book edited by Sabatello, M & Schultz, S (eds) (2011) Voices from Within: Civil Society’s Involvement in the Drafting of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Chapter by Hickey, H Indigenous Peoples with Disabilities
  3. Published in book edited by Bedggood, M & Gledhill, K (eds) (2011) Law into Action Human Rights Foundation. Huhana H & Gledhill K Chapter 12 Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  4. Hickey, H (2007) The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Indigenous Persons with Disabilities: Are they missing out? (Disabled Persons International World Assembly 4 -7 September 2007)
  5. Hickey, H (2007) Claiming Spaces: Maori (Indigenous Persons) with Disabilities, Making the Invalid Valid. (University of Waikato MPRU Maori Pacific Psychology Symposium November 2007)
  6. Hickey, H. (2007). Indigenous (Maori) and Identity Discourse: Exploring the Intersectionality of the Indigeneity and Disability Identity Frameworks. (Monash University: Presentation June 2007)
  7. Collins, A., & Hickey, H. (2006). The role of whanau in the lives of Maori with physical disabilities (Research Report). Wellington: Families Commission.
  8. Hickey, H. (2006). Replacing medical and social models of disability by a communities- based model of equal access for people of differing abilities: A Māori perspective. He Puna Kōrero: Journal of Māori and Pacific Development, Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2006
  9. Paper ‘Indigenous Disabled: Validating ourselves in an Environment of Abuse’ Many Faces of Abuse Conference (August 2005)
  10. Hickey, H. (2005). Indigenous people with disabilities: The argument for representation in human rights legislation (with specific reference to the development stage of the United Nations International Disability Convention). He Puna Korero Journal of Maori and Pacific Development. 6(2), 9-20.
  11. Hickey, H. (2004). A taonga is a taonga in any language. This publication currently being considered for a chapter in a research book by Indigenous women researchers with disabilities representing American Indian, Australian Aborigine, Native Hawaiian and Maori perspectives on Indigenous disability research (2004).
  12. Nikora, L., Karapu, R., Hickey, H., & Te Awekotuku, N. (2004). Disabled Maori and Disability Support Options. A report prepared for the Ministry of Health. Hamilton: Maori & Psychology Research Unit.
  13. Newman, M. Christine, (ed) Through the Whirlwind Disability, Spirituality and Faith Conference papers, May 2003, Wellington NZ, “Indigenous Spirituality and Disability”
  14. Hickey, H. (2002). Analysis of Government Agency Stocktake. In Intersect Waikato (Ed.), Focusing on Abilities not Disabilities: The Waikato Whole of Government Approach to an Employment Strategy for People with Disabilities (pp. 1-24). Hamilton: Intersect Waikato.
  15. Hickey, H. (2001, 16-17 February). Identity of indigenous disabled women in a colonised world. Paper presented at the Disability With Attitude: Critical issues 20 Years After The International Year of Disabled Persons Conference, University of New South Wales, Parramatta.
  16. Hickey, H. (2001). Commentary: Indigeneity, Sexuality and Disabilities: Ko Wai Ahau? Who Am I? Indigenous Disabled Identities. Women’s Studies Journal, 17(2), 110-118.
  17. Hickey, S. (2001). Citizenship and Disability? Invisibility Exists. In P. Havemann & G. Morgan (Eds.), Re Visioning Citizenship for the 21st Century Conference 22-23 February 2000, Conference Proceedings (pp. 132-140). Hamilton, N.Z.: Centre for New Zealand Jurisprudence School of Law at the University of Waikato.
  18. Hickey, S. J. (2001). Persons with Disabilities in New Zealand: Objects of Welfare or Subjects of Legal Rights? Closing the Gaps. Unpublished Masters Dissertation, University of Waikato, Hamilton.
  19. Published in anthology edited by Victoria Brownworth and Susan Raffo called: “Restricted Access: Lesbians on Disabilities” Seal Press, USA, 1999.


  • Hickey, H. (2012). Understanding whanau hauaa world views: Elements of successful engagement with Maori disabled people, Succeeding together: Fostering a culture of consumer engagement, 2nd National Disability Conference, Health and Disability Commission, New Zealand
  • Hickey, H. (2012). Marginalising the sub-altern within: How to effectively engage with and monitor diverse cultural identities with disabilities when individual identity dominates the collective identity framework, Disability Rights Promotion International (DPRI), York University, Toronto, Canada
  • Hickey, H (2012). Lighting the Fires of Inclusion – What does that mean for Maori with Disabilities (Whanau Hauaa), The National New Zealand Disability Support Network Conference, Te Papa Conference Centre, Wellington, New Zealand


  • Hickey, H. (2013) Disability Rapporteur, Human Rights in the Constitutional Review, The New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice, University of Auckland Law School, Auckland, New Zealand


  • Hickey, H. (2013) Disability & the Treaty of Waitangi training workshops, Pukenga Consultancy Ltd, Auckland