• Take Away Stories

      Burgestsmaier, Patricia (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      This project questions and examines the impact of ‘take away’ culture on our society’s lifestyle. The research considers the term ‘take away’ in relation to food and to broader behaviours such as models of social conduct ...
    • Take away stories

      Burgetsmaier, Patricia (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This project questions and examines the impact of 'take away' culture on our society's lifestyle. The research considers the term 'take away' in relation to food and to broader behaviours such as models of social conduct ...
    • Taking the Time: D.I.Y. Filmed Portraits for the GLAM Sector

      Cunningham, Ross (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This practice-based Master of Philosophy project involves the design, production and dissemination of four filmed portraits of four individual New Zealand musicians. The increasing use of websites within the GLAM (Gallery, ...
    • Talanoa: A Contribution to the Occupational Health and Safety Management of Pacific Peoples in the Construction Industry?

      Feilo, Hailey (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      The New Zealand construction industry is comprised of a diverse workforce with a substantial number of Pacific Island workers whose employment is more often than not precarious in nature (Lamm et al., 2010). Government ...
    • Talanoa: a contribution to the teaching and learning of Tongan Primary School children in New Zealand

      Latu, Makelesi (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      Tongan migrants migrated to New Zealand with specific purposes in mind. One purpose is for Tongan children to gain the benefits of good education that New Zealand has to offer. However, there is a growing concern for Tongan ...
    • Talanoa: matala 'oe fonua

      Toluta'u, Talita (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      This study is concerned with representation. It considers the nature of a culturally located narrative form called talanoa and its creative translation into film. The film Talanoa: Matala ‘o e Fonua that constitutes the ...
    • Talking Books: the development of an interactive, educational, digital application

      Drescher, Emile (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This project explores the development of a digital application that pairs speech recognition technology with children’s storytelling on tablet devices. The system engages children with active reading, positively reinforcing ...
    • Tama Samoa Tama Aotearoa

      Sagapolutele, Raymond (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This project takes the Samoan practice of Fāgogo (storytelling) as a central approach and frames it using the contexts of Talanoa (conversation),Vā (relational space) and photographic self-portraiture. My research questions ...
    • Tane's War & Shearing Identity: Envisioning New Zealand's Queer Past

      Weir, Brendan (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This thesis explores whether a primarily minority-focused (homosexual) narrative can remain accessible and meaningful to a majority (heterosexual) audience. Through the perspective of Queer Theory, and through my own ...
    • A tangled web

      Oosterman, Allison Lorna (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      A Tangled Web is the story of 19th century radical New Zealand journalist, William Kitchen. Told as a fictionalised biography, the work follows his life from leaving Wellington as a 22-year-old for Otago until his death ...
    • Targeted Oncogene Mutation Detection in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer by Multiplexed Array Mass Spectrometry Genotyping: Results of a Clinical Validation Study

      Shepherd, Phillip (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Cancer is the second leading cause of death in New Zealand and despite being the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer, lung cancers are the leading cause of cancer related deaths and one of the major health issues affecting ...
    • Targeting MRP2 in HepG2 Cells Using the CRISPR-Cas9 System to Reverse Oxaliplatin Resistance

      Zou, Ying (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      As a third-generation platinum-based anticancer drug, oxaliplatin is critically important in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), colorectal (CRC) and other GI cancers, improving disease- and progression-free ...
    • Tatau Pounamu: embedding Māori concepts and values into a Western tertiary art and design curriculum

      Diamond, Piki (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This thesis critically examines how Māori concepts can be integrated into a tertiary art and design programme, enabling students to experience a bi-world view curriculum that is reflective of the principles of partnership, ...
    • Tauwehe: a photographic exploration of dislocation and displacement themes in Maori oral histories of te hononga (land kinship)

      Davis, Marsha Elaine (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      Aue, Marsha, it’s awful…look what they’ve done to the whenua, aue, aue. I heard inflections of despair, sadness and regret in my Mother’s voice as she saw the new coastal residential development cutting into what was once ...
    • Tax avoidance: causes and solutions

      Zhang, Ling (Becky) (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      Tax avoidance is attracting more and more attention from the public. Different people have different understanding and definitions of tax avoidance. The purpose of this thesis is to review the causes of, and solutions to ...
    • Taxi drivers and the night time economy: an exploratory study on their experiences

      Huddleston, Matthew Raymond (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Taxi drivers perform a significant role in the transport infrastructure of towns and cities around the world. They have become a vital subsidiary industry to the night time business of bars and clubs within central city ...
    • Taxonomies and design within the interactive documentary genre: A practitioner’s research project

      Yang, Jianan (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      The evolution of technology has enabled the creation of many alternative modes of interaction. This has allowed the scope of interactive documentaries (i-docs) to extend far beyond simply altering the narrative structure ...
    • Tā moko: Marked Histories and Identities

      Hart, Michaela Ngaropaki Teresa (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      The primary objective of this work is to examine the way in which ideas about cultural identity are reflected in the current practice of tā moko. The research question asks, does tā moko carry cultural identity for ...
    • Tāura ki te Atua - The role of 'akairo in Cook Islands Art

      Tavioni, Michael (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This exegesis examines the role of traditional art in Cook Islands society as the temporary instantiation of the divine and the role and function of ‘akairo (artistic motifs) in generating the aesthetic standards required ...
    • Te awe o te kaiwhakahaere: The role of Māori administrators in universities

      Smith, Tania (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      The purpose of this thesis is to critically examine the significance of the role Māori university administrators play in the recruitment and retention of Māori students at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT ...