• Gilgamesh, the hero of Mesopotamia

      Aziz, Lamia (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This thesis creatively reconsiders the ancient Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh and offers a design of the ancient epic as a contemporary, illustrated text. The work is concerned with notions of heroism, and methods relating to ...
    • Girl on Fire and Extended Adolescence

      Hannam, Jessica (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Life in Silicon Valley for 24-year-old commitment-phobe Tessa is a lot more work than play. Coming home to Hamilton, New Zealand for the first time in six years, Tessa plans to lay low for the holidays in the town where ...
    • A girl's best friend? Socio-cultural definitions of beauty in teenage magazines

      Willetts, Sacha (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      There are many magazine titles available in the local New Zealand market targeted at teenage girls. This study closely examines four mainstream titles, the internationally produced Seventeen (USA) and Dolly (Aus) as well ...
    • GIS model for assessment of land use and urban development effects on stormwater runoff: Puhinui Catchment case study

      Krpo, Ana (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      As local authorities are becoming more interested in the assessment of pollutant loads, this study offers a Geographic Information System (GIS) model for assessing nonpoint source of pollution for two scenarios: the current ...
    • Give Them What They Want

      Fleet, Karl (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Corporate Truth is a full-length creative work set within the thriller genre and it is the first book in the series, The Truth Files. It follows Justin Truth’s climb up the corporate ladder in a large multinational ...
    • Giving a voice to the voiceless: A comparative study of Al Jazeera English and Al Jazeera Arabic coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis

      Daoud, Alia (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis investigates the extent to which the Al Jazeera media network has followed its commitment to provide “a voice for the voiceless” in the news coverage of the Syrian refugees' arrival in Germany in 2015. It ...
    • Giving Voice: An Exploration of Different Narrative Voices to Communicate Experiences of Depression

      Zhang, Samantha (Xueting) (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      How can I design a graphic novel that allows me to share my traumatised experiences of depression through conversations between different personae, so that other people who resonate with me may receive comfort? This ...
    • Global Production Network of Secondhand Clothes From New Zealand to Papua New Guinea

      Hernandez-Curry, Maria (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      It is not general public knowledge that each year, thousands of tonnes of secondhand clothing donated by New Zealand households is exported to Papua New Guinea. After donation by households, secondhand clothing is collected, ...
    • Goal-oriented dynamic test generation

      Do, TheAnh (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Automated software testing is increasingly being seen as an important means of improving the quality and reliability of software in industry. It mitigates the hardship of manual testing, which is labour-intensive and ...
    • Going up? Career progress of female general staff across New Zealand universities

      Ricketts, Kate Elizabeth (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This exploratory study examined career motivation, home and occupational salience and the presence of subjective discrimination across female general staff in New Zealand universities, through the use of a self-administered ...
    • Gone Mermaid

      Yan, Chengye (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis consists of practice-led research in the form of a full-length script for a feature film; plus a 6000-word essay (exegesis). The script is framed by an Exegesis which is a 6000-word essay on the subject of: (a) ...
    • Good man, you enjoy your beer! An investigation of online forum posts on binge drinking from a health belief perspective

      Saroop, Anjali (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Binge drinking, recognized as a risky behaviour, is prevalent in adults and teenagers in major parts of the world. This study expands the understanding of people’s attitude towards binge drinking, by investigating posts ...
    • Good Vibrations: Real-time Haptic Feedback Gait Retraining to Reduce Tibial Acceleration in Runners

      Sheerin, Kelly Roy (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Overuse injuries are common in runners, with tibial fatigue fractures (TFF) being particularly severe in nature and challenging to manage. Acceleration of the tibia at foot-ground contact, measured from accelerometers ...
    • Goodwill Accounting Under the IFRS Impairment-only Approach? An Asia-Pacific Study

      Nguyen, Canh Tien (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      The purpose of this thesis is to examine how the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)-based goodwill impairment approach is implemented, and to evaluate the role of national enforcement arrangements in this ...
    • Goodwill Impairment Charges under (NZ)36: role of executives' incentives and corporate governance

      Balachandra, Jega (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This study aims to examine whether a manager uses discretion in determining impairment loss on goodwill in the years subsequent to the adoption of International Accounting Standards (IAS) 36, based on executive incentives ...
    • The goodwill impairment debate: evidence from New Zealand

      Yu, Min (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Business acquisition has become a common practice and purchased goodwill recognised through these business acquisitions makes up a significant part of the total assets acquired. Under current New Zealand Equivalents to ...
    • Governance and management in international aid projects

      Sheikh, Saleem (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The concept of Official Development Assistance (ODA) was put forward to modernise the economies of the underdeveloped countries in the late 1940s through financial and technical assistance. Over the years, its scope has ...
    • GPU accelerated feature algorithms for mobile devices

      Hall, Seth (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Mobile devices offer many new avenues for computer vision and in particular mobile augmented reality applications that have not been feasible with desktop computers. The motivation for this research is to improve mobile ...
    • Grafted scales - gardens of the other

      Lim, Kevin Kyujung (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This exegesis aims to critically assay the Master’s research project Grafted Scales: Gardens of the Other. The design outcome for this project proposes a garden that promotes communication and heals a rift between two ...
    • The Grafton Light

      Peacocke, Rachel (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      The Grafton Light thesis is a contemporary story set in Auckland, New Zealand. The exegesis is an examination of The Grafton Light thesis. The current background of the author in terms of the digital age, and an overview ...