Emma McGuirk (who founded the Dunedin Timebank) did her PhD thesis looking at 7 North Island Timebanks in 2017. The full thesis is not available online but her abstract is available here:
McGuirk, E. (2017). Timebanking in New Zealand: Academic and Activist Discussions of its Challenges and Pleasures (Thesis, Doctor of Philosophy). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/7445
McGuirk, E. (2017). ‘Timebanking in New Zealand as a prefigurative strategy within a wider degrowth movement’ Journal of Political Ecology 24:595-609.
McGuirk, E. (2012). ‘Studying Time Banking: Exploring Participatory Action Research in Aotearoa New Zealand’ Sites: A Journal of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies 9(2):142-171.
A growing collection of publications on TimeBanking in New Zealand, featuring the reasearch of Lucie K Ozanne. Lucie is the Associate Professor of Marketing at Canterbury University. Lucie has been involved with TimeBanking from its early beginnings in New Zealand.
Lucie K Ozanne & Julie L Ozanne (2013) Developing Local Partners in Emergency Planning and Management - Lyttelton TimeBank as a Builder and Mobiliser of Resources during the Canterbury Earthquakes
Lucie K Ozanne (2012) - Learning to Exchange Time Benefits and Obstacles to TimeBanking
Lucie K. Ozanne & Julie L. Ozanne, (2016) How Alternative Consumer Markets Can Build Community Resiliency
Tephra (2012): Community Resilience Case Studies from the Canterbury Earthquakes
Lisa Geary (2010) Fesability Study on a Canterbury University TimeBank