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Dr John Battersby

Teaching Fellow (NZ Police)

Centre for Defence and Security Studies

Research Outputs


Battersby, J., & Ball, R. (2019). Christchurch in the context of New Zealand terrorism and right wing extremism. Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism. 14(3), 191-207
[Journal article]Authored by: Ball, R., Battersby, J.
Battersby, J. (2019). Can Old Lessons Inform Current Directions: Australia, New Zealand, and Ananda Marga’s Trans-Tasman “Terrorism” 1975–1978. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism.
[Journal article]Authored by: Battersby, J.
Battersby, J. (2018). Terrorism where terror is not: Australian and New Zealand terrorism compared. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. 41(1), 59-76 Retrieved from
[Journal article]Authored by: Battersby, J.
Battersby, J. (2017). Policing terrorism in a void. New Zealand International Review. 41(4), 2-5
[Journal article]Authored by: Battersby, J.


Battersby, J. (2017). Facing up! The legal and definitional challenges of New Zealand’s approach to terrorism. In W. Hoverd, N. Nelson, & C. Bradley (Eds.) New Zealand National Security Challenges, Trends and Issues. (pp. 254 - 271). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Battersby, J.


Battersby, J. (2013, November). New Zealand Police proposed career progression framework. Presented at Policing and Security in Practice: Then, now and into the future. Sydney, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Battersby, J.


Hopner, V., Nelson, N., & Battersby, J. (2018, July). Countering Violent Extremism in New Zealand. In United Nations Security Council Counter Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (UN CTED), INTERPOL and the International Civil Aviation Organization.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Battersby, J., Hopner, V., Nelson, N.
Nelson, NRP., & battersby, J. (2017). Countering terrorism: Do we restrict human rights?. Hawkes Bay Today & NZME Publishing Limited
[Other]Authored by: Battersby, J., Nelson, N.

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