• Letting Go of Millie

      Brown, Lindsey (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This thesis consists of a full-length script for a play for the theatre. A summary of the play is as follows: Letting Go Of Millie is set over a long weekend at a glamping tent site about 1 hour north of Auckland, NZ. ...
    • Level of Deprivation in Sub-Saharan Africa

      Jiang, Yi (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      The first of the millennium development goals, halving poverty by 2015, was not achieved in Sub-Saharan Africa. To make matters worse, for the period from 1990 to 2013 the number of poor increased in this region. In this ...
    • Library Tracking System Based on Radio Frequency Identification Technology

      Alwadi, Ali (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This research evaluates the latest algorithms and available hardware that can be used to automate a library system using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology as an infrastructure. This will allow the library ...
    • Lieutenant Butterfly: exploring videogames through ordinary psychedelic play

      James, Phil (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Employing a psychedelic method, a sketched based process has been adopted for developing software artworks that are informed by traditional art practices, videogames and notions of play. This method recalls memories of ...
    • Life History of the Long-finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala melas edwardii); Insights From Strandings on the New Zealand Coast

      Betty, Emma (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Extensive research has been conducted on long-finned pilot whale (Globicephala melas) populations in the North Atlantic, based predominantly on samples collected from drive fisheries. However, the species remains poorly ...
    • Lighting the ultimate tourism experience: a case study in Singapore

      Potvin, D. Andrew (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Economic growth of the tourism industry has led to continual urban redevelopment worldwide and the need to create new experiences that are unique, welcoming and memorable. Urban lighting on its own, as a way to revitalize ...
    • Lightness, sustainability, design: framing product design

      Boult, Martin (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      To design anything with lightness in mind is perhaps a contradiction in itself. To impose upon the designer such a factor from the outset of a brief surely creates a burden or limitation in the consideration of materials ...
    • Lights Out / The Box: An Illustrative Consideration of the Uncanny

      Quy, Maximillian (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Lights Out / The Box is a collection of short comics situated within the horror/mystery genres. My thesis and exegesis explore the challenges of conveying horror in the comics medium, with a specific focus on eliciting a ...
    • Liminal Migrant : An Exploration of Immigrant Identity Issues Through Digital Photography and Digital Media

      Darvishzadeh Zolpirani, Korosh (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
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    • Liminal Sites: materialising an everyday

      Davy, Viv (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This visual art research practice examined the daily actions undertaken in a personal domestic everyday with a view to understanding its cultural significance. Across a period of 549 days intentional, mindful observation, ...
    • Liminal Space - an investigation of material and immaterial boundaries and their space in between

      Eimke, Andrea (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This visual arts project investigates notions of liminality and hybridity regarding the ambiguity of the interstitial position of the migrant. An examination of the migrant’s perspective and perception of cultural identity ...
    • Limitlessness and the sublime: illuminating notions

      Thompson, Grant (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      This project explores the basic tenets of abstract expressionism and is considered in relation to the idea of the sublime, limitlessness and the formless. In this research I am interested in investigating the progression ...
    • The Limits and Possibilities of Words

      Marson, Lorraine Wendy (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The genesis for my thesis Cul-de-sac, a work of realist fiction, lies in the notion that the past always informs the present, that a character's birthplace, formative years, and familial relations place an indelible stamp ...
    • Line extension diluting parent brand and flagship product - an experiment

      Sandhaug, Lars Erik (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      This dissertation reports on a study aiming to establish a causal relationship between consumer beliefs about a line extension perceived by consumers to be inconsistent with its parent brand and the dilution of consumer ...
    • Lines drawn in the sand: The political economy of New Zealand telecommunications 1987-2001

      Lourie, Hamish (Auckland University of Technology, 2005)
      This thesis is a political economy of New Zealand telecommunications 1984 --2001. New Zealand’s nationally constructed telecommunications system was radically reformulated between 1984 and 1991, beginning with partial ...
    • The Ling-Tuan-Fei Tour to New Zealand: poison, panacea or palliative?

      Yu, Ping (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      The fast growth of China outbound travel has attracted many tourism entrepreneurs into the business, making it highly competitive. In response, a mode of tour operation nicknamed ‘ling-tuan-fei’ (literally ‘zero-charge’) ...
    • Linkages between tourism and agriculture in South Pacific SIDS: the case of Niue

      Singh, Evangeline (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Tourism is playing a growing role in many Pacific Island economies. Even in the smallest MIRAB (Migration, Remittances, Aid and Bureaucracy) economies, tourism is seen as an area of policy significance by governments and ...
    • Lip reading from thermal cameras

      Anderson, Steven James (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      A constructive research methodology has been used to explore the use of thermal images for improving Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) performance. Previous research has shown that the addition of a visual modality for ...
    • Lipid Quantity, Composition and Provisioning in the New Zealand Snapper/Tamure Chrysophrys Auratus

      Allen, Hamish (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Snapper (Sparidae: Chrysophrys auratus) are a demersal teleost, and are one of the most abundant and ecologically important species inhabiting coastal New Zealand waters. They are highly valued both commercially and ...
    • Lipid, fatty acid and sterol content analysis of New Zealand Undaria pinnatifida

      Li, Yuan (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Marine algae, usually called seaweed, are common aquatic plants found in the oceans (Vazhiyil Venugopal, 2008). They have been used for centuries as food, pharmaceuticals and fertilizers. In many cultures, especially in ...