• Paralolla: An Investigation into Gender and Empowerment in Gaming

      Bell, Laura (Auckland University of Technology, 2021)
      From Alice in Wonderland to Coraline: Paralolla examines the precedents of the heterotopia in fictional media to critically fabricate a digital game-based experience addressing the pressures surrounding gender identity for ...
    • Parametric Analysis of Bioimpedance Spectroscopy Measurement Data for a Simulated Human Limb

      Kalra, Kartik (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Bioelectrical impedance analysis or bioimpedance analysis (BIA) is a non-invasive procedure originating in the early 1930s and 1940s that involves the measurement of the electrical impedance of a region of tissue. Bioimpedance ...
    • Parents' perceptions of children's rights in the family setting in Auckland, New Zealand

      Robson, Jazz (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The purpose of this study is to explore parents' perceptions of young children's rights in the home setting. The research addressed parents' knowledge of children's rights, their perceptions of children's rights in the ...
    • Parents' perceptions of the s59 Crimes Act debate and law change (the "Anti-Smacking Bill")

      Page, Sharon Jane (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      On the 9th of June 2005, a private member‘s Bill to repeal section 59 of the Crimes Act was drawn from the ballot and after much public debate it came into effect as law on 21 June, 2007 as the Crimes (Substituted Section ...
    • The Passing. A metaphoric interpretation of the impermanence of the book

      Wilczynska, Karol (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This thesis contemplates a debate. In the 1990s and the early years of this century, a number of theorists, Kernan (1990), Birkerts (2006) and Young (2007) (building on Max Nordau’s fears expressed in 1895), argued that ...
    • Passionate dedication: a qualitative and descriptive study of nurses' and hospital play specialists' experiences on a children's burn ward

      Isaac, Dorothy (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      A qualitative descriptive approach was undertaken to explore the experience of eight registered nurses and two hospital play specialists who care for children hospitalised with burn injuries. The research participants were ...
    • The Past is a Foreign Country

      O'Rourke, Maris Lillian (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Zigzags and Leapfrogs: A Memoir, is a description of my quest to reconcile two, often conflicting, aspects of my existence. One is my search for a place to belong, a place to be assimilated into, a place to stand, my ...
    • Pathways to principalship

      Dalgleish, Alison (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      A qualitative descriptive approach was undertaken to research what was available within the areas of advice and guidance for potential principals who wish to achieve the position of principal at secondary schools in Aotearoa ...
    • Pathways to the Paralympic Games: Exploring the Sporting Journeys of High Performance Para Athletes with a Limb Deficiency

      Hogg, Loretta Rose (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Characteristics associated with sport expertise have been well researched for able-bodied athletes, however, little has been documented for Para athletes. It is important to understand the sporting journeys of successful ...
    • Patients lived experience of momentary encounters with staff that made a difference

      Keegan, Dennice (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The nature of patient encounters in hospital accounts for hospital as a un homelike space which contributes to how encounters with staff are structured, and moments of care arise. In exploring the meaning of patients ...
    • Patterns and motifs in the Va: a Samoan concept of a space between

      Clayton, Leanne (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This project is an exploration of the endless negotiation of the va, the relationships that consistently define and redefine themselves in the space between two cultures. The va consists of relationships between people and ...
    • Patterns of identity: Textiles in Aotearoa: http://www.textiles.org.nz

      Fraser, Angela (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      Patterns of Identity: Textiles in Aotearoa (POI) is an online information resource documenting New Zealand textiles. First published in 1999 as a Web site, the POI resource was expanded in 2001 to include a textile image ...
    • Pencarrow

      Harrison, Kerry Louise (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This submission is in two parts. The first, an exegesis, sets my creative work in its literary, stylistic and social context. The second and main part of this submission is the first draft of a novel, Pencarrow, which I ...
    • People I know

      Lawrence, Carolyn Marie Firkin (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      People I Know is a conceptual visual arts project which involves collecting and archiving information with the intention of extending the notion of portraiture and identity beyond the frame of the body. The collection is ...
    • People with albinism in New Zealand

      Abd Elkader, Hazem Ahmed (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Albinism is an inherited genetic condition that reduces the amount of melanin pigment formed in the skin, hair, and/or eyes. As a result of this condition, people with albinism have vulnerability to the sun and bright ...
    • Perceived benefits for customer service of ITIL IT control use

      Egeler, Markus (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      IT service management is becoming more and more important in the current business environment. Especially the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is a widely adopted and accepted IT service management framework (Wagner 2006). ...
    • The Perceived Impact on Wellbeing After Health and Wellness Coaching - a Qualitative Evaluation

      Green, Anton Wayne (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Health and wellness coaching (HWC) is an evidence-based intervention to help individuals gain the knowledge and skills to undertake health-related behaviour change in their lives. The Primary Prevention of Stroke in the ...
    • Perception and expectation: You can perceive my paintings, but my paintings can't perceive you

      Yamamoto, Norito (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      Improvisation is generally understood to mean something that is created by spontaneity. It may result in something unexpected or an unplanned act. In this work, I define improvisation more specifically as action which only ...
    • The Perception of In-vitro Meat (IVM) by New Zealand Consumers

      Malavalli, Maya Murthy (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Purpose- The purpose of the study was to investigate the perception of in-vitro meat (IVM) among New Zealand consumers and to understand their purchase and consumption behaviour using a customized conceptual framework ...
    • Perceptions about the impacts of Ramadan month and Iftar program at AUT Mosque on holistic health

      Ibrahim, Abduraouf (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Ramadan is the ninth month of the lunar calendar. Muslims in Ramadan refrain from eating, drinking, smoking and intercourse from dawn to sunset. Each Ramadan, there is a free Iftar meal program at sunset for the Muslim ...