• Between the margin and the text: He Kanohi ke to te Pakeha - Maori

      Forsyth, Huhana (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This thesis applies the theory of Transculturalization to examine Pākehā-Māori within current New Zealand contexts, how they see themselves, where they position themselves in relation to society, and what meaning they make ...
    • Constructing, contesting and consuming New Zealand's tourism landscape: a history of Te Wairoa

      Bremner, Hamish (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      The thesis focuses on documentation regarding the historical growth of tourism at Te Wairoa, Rotorua, New Zealand. Te Wairoa acted as a gateway to Otukapuarangi and Te Tarata of Rotomahana which represented an iconic tourism ...
    • The Denied Happiness: Stages of Violence, Terror and Repression in Colombia

      Diaz Cardona, Natascha (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      This thesis analyses how acts of violence, terror, and repression in Colombia can be analysed as performances, that is for the way they are constructed to be viewed by the general public. To see these acts as events that ...
    • Emerging Identity

      O'Neill, Sheree Anne (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      The purpose of this thesis was to investigate the influences on the construction of my identity over a period of time, through reflecting on experiences within a variety of contexts. This ‘inward’ journey can be likened ...
    • Ko au ko Te Umutaoroa, ko Te Umutaoroa ko au: Toward a Patuheuheu Hapū Development Model

      Rangiwai, Byron William (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The purpose of this thesis is to construct a hapū (sub-tribal) development model that is based on the critical analysis and interpretation of a prophecy articulated by Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki in 1886. This prophecy, ...