• Gilgamesh, the hero of Mesopotamia

      Aziz, Lamia (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This thesis creatively reconsiders the ancient Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh and offers a design of the ancient epic as a contemporary, illustrated text. The work is concerned with notions of heroism, and methods relating to ...
    • Girl on Fire and Extended Adolescence

      Hannam, Jessica (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Life in Silicon Valley for 24-year-old commitment-phobe Tessa is a lot more work than play. Coming home to Hamilton, New Zealand for the first time in six years, Tessa plans to lay low for the holidays in the town where ...
    • A girl's best friend? Socio-cultural definitions of beauty in teenage magazines

      Willetts, Sacha (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      There are many magazine titles available in the local New Zealand market targeted at teenage girls. This study closely examines four mainstream titles, the internationally produced Seventeen (USA) and Dolly (Aus) as well ...
    • GIS model for assessment of land use and urban development effects on stormwater runoff: Puhinui Catchment case study

      Krpo, Ana (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      As local authorities are becoming more interested in the assessment of pollutant loads, this study offers a Geographic Information System (GIS) model for assessing nonpoint source of pollution for two scenarios: the current ...
    • Give Them What They Want

      Fleet, Karl (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Corporate Truth is a full-length creative work set within the thriller genre and it is the first book in the series, The Truth Files. It follows Justin Truth’s climb up the corporate ladder in a large multinational ...
    • Giving a voice to the voiceless: A comparative study of Al Jazeera English and Al Jazeera Arabic coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis

      Daoud, Alia (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis investigates the extent to which the Al Jazeera media network has followed its commitment to provide “a voice for the voiceless” in the news coverage of the Syrian refugees' arrival in Germany in 2015. It ...
    • Giving Voice: An Exploration of Different Narrative Voices to Communicate Experiences of Depression

      Zhang, Samantha (Xueting) (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      How can I design a graphic novel that allows me to share my traumatised experiences of depression through conversations between different personae, so that other people who resonate with me may receive comfort? This ...
    • Global Production Network of Secondhand Clothes From New Zealand to Papua New Guinea

      Hernandez-Curry, Maria (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      It is not general public knowledge that each year, thousands of tonnes of secondhand clothing donated by New Zealand households is exported to Papua New Guinea. After donation by households, secondhand clothing is collected, ...
    • Going up? Career progress of female general staff across New Zealand universities

      Ricketts, Kate Elizabeth (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This exploratory study examined career motivation, home and occupational salience and the presence of subjective discrimination across female general staff in New Zealand universities, through the use of a self-administered ...
    • Gone Mermaid

      Yan, Chengye (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis consists of practice-led research in the form of a full-length script for a feature film; plus a 6000-word essay (exegesis). The script is framed by an Exegesis which is a 6000-word essay on the subject of: (a) ...
    • Good man, you enjoy your beer! An investigation of online forum posts on binge drinking from a health belief perspective

      Saroop, Anjali (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Binge drinking, recognized as a risky behaviour, is prevalent in adults and teenagers in major parts of the world. This study expands the understanding of people’s attitude towards binge drinking, by investigating posts ...
    • Governance and management in international aid projects

      Sheikh, Saleem (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The concept of Official Development Assistance (ODA) was put forward to modernise the economies of the underdeveloped countries in the late 1940s through financial and technical assistance. Over the years, its scope has ...
    • Grafted scales - gardens of the other

      Lim, Kevin Kyujung (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This exegesis aims to critically assay the Master’s research project Grafted Scales: Gardens of the Other. The design outcome for this project proposes a garden that promotes communication and heals a rift between two ...
    • The Grafton Light

      Peacocke, Rachel (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      The Grafton Light thesis is a contemporary story set in Auckland, New Zealand. The exegesis is an examination of The Grafton Light thesis. The current background of the author in terms of the digital age, and an overview ...
    • Graphic + Service + Social Design: an exploration into using design skills and methods for social problems

      Parker, Leigh (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This action research project explores the ways design skills and methods can be applied to a social problem. A social project, which focuses on a topical social issue, is used as a medium to explore the research question. ...
    • Graphic film: a new genre of moving image

      Sheffield, Adam T (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      Over the past three years I have engaged in a search for a form of moving image that would serve as a medium to contain, express and communicate my concerns and ideas. My initial investigations led me to motion graphics ...
    • Gravity and Centrifugal Casting of Light Metal Alloys using rapidly produced sand moulds

      McKenna, Nicholas (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      Traditional sand casting is a well understood method to produce metal shapes and has been used for many years in industry. It is a relatively simple method but has a significant drawback, with the requirement of a pattern ...
    • Greencycle

      Maringka, Paulus (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This Greencycle project applies a system approach to shift design thinking and practices away from the ongoing unsustainable use of resources towards a more sustainable framework of consumption whereby local cultures, ...
    • Greyscale

      Allan, Elizabeth (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      The creative thesis Greyscale is, at its heart, an exploration of a conflicted marriage. The novel is set in 2036, when climate change has made conventional farming untenable and the New Zealand food supply is controlled ...
    • Grief and the therapist: How the therapist manages personal grief while maintaining safety for both self and the client within the therapeutic relationship: A modified systematic literature review with clinical illustrations

      Hinds, Jane (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      The goal of this study is to explore how the therapist manages personal grief while maintaining safety for both self and the client within the therapeutic relationship. This is achieved by using a systematic literature ...