• It’s Always With You: The Experience of Being a 1970s Hospital Trained General Nursing Student

      Johns, Susan (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This qualitative study articulates the meaning of being a general student nurse, trained within the 1970s apprenticeship system in New Zealand. It informs the present understandings of self, forty years hence . ...
    • “It’s my think”: exploring critical literacy with low level EAL students

      Harison, Rosemary (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      This study explores the use of a critical literacy approach in a class of language learners who had low levels of literacy. The particular focus was on the teacher‟s role in the process and how she could implement this ...
    • It’s the financial oligarchy, stupid

      Edwards, Steve (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      News media depictions of the financial crisis promoted the idea that it was caused by greed and a lack of regulatory oversight. These explanations failed to adequately explain why the sector that controls the money in ...
    • Joining the Dots: Threads of Connection in Cam and the Bird-people (The Author’s Journey)

      de Roo, Elena (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Exegesis Joining the Dots: Threads of Connection in Cam and the Bird-people (The Author’s Journey), discusses the author’s motivation for writing a middle-grade fantasy novel and examines selected elements of connection ...
    • Jouissance & the sexual reality of the (two) unconscious

      Restivo, Gustavo Eduardo (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      The topic of jouissance and the sexual reality of the unconscious has been a key concern of mine from my initial years of practicing psychoanalysis in both its clinical and critical frameworks. For my PhD research, this ...
    • Jouissance: a Cixousian encounter of the song of songs; Jouissance: living-reading

      Cameron Klangwisan, Yael (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This thesis, Jouissance, emerges at a distension of disciplinary borders, engaging the hermeneutics of the Hebrew Bible’s Song of Songs. In the milieu of exegetical readings, Jouissance asks “can she be read?” Jouissance ...
    • Journalism and Everyday Trauma: A Grounded Theory of the Impact From Death-knocks and Court Reporting

      Barnes, Marilyn (Lyn) (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      News is an emotional business (Richards, 2009, p. 308) Journalists are now often carrying out death-knock interviews early in their careers, whereby they are expected to interview the family or friends of a victim immediately ...
    • A Journey From Sympathy to Empathy

      Horne, Samantha (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Ava is a happy, healthy child living in a middle-class family in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. However, as she grows up, she becomes increasingly aware of her mother’s irrational behaviour that stems from the emotional trauma ...
    • Journeys into Caring Community

      Kerr, Adrienne (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      There is a lack of literature specific to the longitudinal experiences of participants in socially-inclusive faith-based caring communities. Such communities often have participants who have suffered experiences of exclusion ...
    • The Judicial Gateway: An Analysis of the Judge's Role in the Perpetuation of Rape Myths in Sexual Assault Jury Trials in New Zealand

      Braybrook, Chantal Danielle (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      In New Zealand, there has been an increasing number of conversations over the past decade about rape myths in the criminal justice system. Most research regarding rape myths in the criminal justice system either focus on ...
    • Junctures for knowing what you know: installation, site, process, material and object

      Stockman, Harriet (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Junctures for knowing what you know: Installation, site, process, material and object is a reflexive studio based project that embraces human experiences of familiarity, anxiety, and awkwardness in an attempt to seduce the ...
    • Juxtapose: An Exploration of the Technical and Aesthetic Potential of Print-based Augmented Reality Design

      Menorath, Darren (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This practice-led research project examines how the technological and aesthetic components of augmented reality (AR) serve to extend, enhance and disrupt print-based design. The outcome of the project is a conceptual ...
    • K Girl Vacant: Ethnic Identity Manufactured

      McIntyre, Peter Gordon (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      K GIRL VACANT is an exploration of the nature of culture, identity, and ethnicity. The project sets out to create a virtual ethnic entity and to develop a set of visual associations operating as signs of a proto-ethnic ...
    • Ka tangi te tītī, ka tangi te kākā, ka tangi hoki ahau: The creative potential of contemporary Māori music in promoting te reo Māori

      Smith, Valance (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Ever since the advent of European colonization of New Zealand, Māori musicians and performers have adopted and interpreted many of the imported Western musical styles, often informed by and in combination with traditional ...
    • Ka tipu mai nga taiohi Māori: a study of taiohi Māori leaving care in New Zealand

      Leoni, Kerrin (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      The main purpose of this qualitative study is to identify the problems for young Māori people who have transitioned out of foster care at some stage in their lives. The study has involved interviews with eight Māori care ...
    • A Kaiako Perspective of Inquiry-based Learning in a Wānanga Setting

      Vesetolu, Francis Desmond (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Wānanga are self-determined places of learning and discovery. They are an indigenous educational provider trying to establish their own identity and to be consequential to Māori education and for all people of Aotearoa New ...
    • Kaitiakitanga: Ki Runga Ki Raro

      Ruka, Tanya Maree (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Nga Whenua: Maori ki tona ake ao Landscape: Documenting and developing a Maori World View The kaupapa of this project is to reconsider landscape from a Maori worldview. This project seeks to unveil nga whenua through the ...
    • Kali, Shiva, and Psychotherapy: a Hermeneutic Literature Review

      Mahantesh, Vijay Gurumurthy (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Myths are widely understood as having contributed significantly to the field of psychotherapy. This research examines psychoanalytic and other relevant literature that refers to the Vedic Hindu mythological couple, Kali ...
    • Kapa Kōrero - Te Reo i Waho i te Akoranga

      McNaughton, Joanne (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      He mātaitanga te rangahau nei o te rōpū e kīia nei ko Kapa Kōrero, he rōpū ā-hapori tēnei kia tautoko i te whakaoranga o te reo Māori. I whakatūria te rōpū nei e ētahi tauira pakeke o te reo i a rātou i te whare wānanga ...
    • Karanga Mai Karanga Mai: An Exploration of Photographic Sovereignty

      Smith, Rochelle Huia (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      Since the advent of the Kodak Instamatic, photography has become increasingly disposable and lost archival qualities have been lost. During that time, Maori have revitalised their culture resulting in a new generation who ...