• ‘I prefer a dry red thanks’: a consumer behavioural study of resident Auckland Chinese wine consumption and wine-related tourism

      Deng, Shenrui (Demi) (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Chinese people may be distinctly visible when they are visiting New Zealand wineries and experiencing a wine tasting of a local Sauvignon Blanc at the cellar door. When the researcher was visiting New Zealand wine regions ...
    • I Shop, Therefore I Am: The Meaning of Fast and Slow Fashion Consumption

      Descatoires, Ellie (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      The contemporary fashion system is dominated by fast fashion business models that encourage unsustainable production practices and continuous consumption. Resulting environmental and social externalities, such as environmental ...
    • "I want to be a forensic scientist playboy bunny"

      Waldner, Lisa Marie (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      The moving image work I want to be a forensic scientist playboy bunny offers a creative consideration of contemporary female representation. This thesis considers how a typographic discourse might communicate the current ...
    • "I'll Look It Up Anyways": The Cyberpsychology of Trust

      Cunningham, Jason (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Why do people trust the first Google result? This research highlights the importance of instant gratification, personalisation and control to understand the evolving future of communication. The study has been designed to ...
    • Ice flowers

      Tay, Karen (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Ice Flowers is the draft of a post-apocalyptic dystopian novel which forms the thesis part of a Master of Creative Writing project. It is accompanied by the exegesis Love in a Cold Climate, which frames the creative work ...
    • ICT and the New Zealand outbound retail travel industry: strategic adaptation to the threat of disintermediation

      Roberts, Megan (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Disintermediation is the displacement of market intermediaries within the supply chain allowing for consumers to engage directly with suppliers to purchase product. Widespread disintermediation of travel intermediaries was ...
    • Identification and genotyping of Campylobacter spp. strains isolated from a captive wildlife population in New Zealand

      Sowerby, Niki (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The Auckland Zoological Park holds 120 species and over 850 animals within a 17-hectare park in central Auckland. Species include non-primate mammals, avians, primates and reptiles, including a mixture of exotic and native ...
    • Identification of novel compounds in Undaria pinnatifida with anti-cancer potential

      Wang, Sheng (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      In New Zealand, the rate of registered cancer cases increased significantly in recent years especially for breast, melanoma, colorectal cancer and lung cancer (Ministry of Health, 2008b). The success rate of cancer ...
    • Identifying an effective framework for usability evaluation of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning System in Educational settings

      Huang, Eileen (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      A review of previous studies has highlighted a gap between Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) system usability evaluation (UE) in educational collaborative teaching and learning settings and groupware UE in ...
    • Identifying the Characteristics of Usability That Encourage Prolonged Use of an Activity Monitor

      Dhawale, Poonam Pushkar (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Together with the use of rapid prototyping techniques and efforts to reduce the production cost, wearable and mobile electronic devices brought to the market faster than ever, with less time spent on actual usability testing ...
    • Identity/ambivalence: The deployment of apple light in considering identity in contemporary portrait photography

      Ai, Linda Ho-Yun (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      This project considers the ambivalence and dislocation of both cultural and personal belonging in identity, through an investigation of the aesthetics of Apple Light [a contemporary portrait lighting system]. This ...
    • The Ideology of Falun Gong: A Critical Discourse Analysis

      Ting, Chien Ju (Auckland University of Technology, 2005)
      The present study was influenced by Heather’s (2000) study of critical discourse analysis (CDA) and three key concepts in religious discourse: intertextuality, consumerism and psychology of language (identity and commitment). ...
    • Illuminativa - the coalescence of light and craft thinking

      Ventling, Friedrich Derek (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This project constitutes a practice-led investigation of light as a metaphor for divine wisdom and how it might interact conceptually, physically and creatively with manual craft. The genesis of the project lies in Saint ...
    • Illustration As Inquiry: a visual response to New Zealand Fashion Week

      Godamunne, Nadeesha (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This thesis develops a body of creative work that presents its findings as an illustrated commentary on New Zealand Fashion Week. The research asks the question, “what is the potential of illustration in communicating the ...
    • (im)possible futures and (im)probable pasts

      McEntegart, Holli (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This research project explores ideas around the storage and transmission of memory, myth and experience. The concept of an impossible community, one that exposes personal and historical narratives through physical presences ...
    • Imaginary Westerns: An Exegesis to Sleepwalkers Songs

      George, James (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Sleepwalkers Songs is a multiple viewpoint, multiple time-frame tandem narrative ‘siege story’ featuring – as its Story in the Present – a cast of five members of a loosely assembled family journeying the length of New ...
    • Imaginary Worlds

      Holmes, Alexandra Catriona (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This practice-based project investigates the development of imaginary characters and friends, and the creation of imaginary worlds through narrative illustration. Central to this research is an exploration of visual ...
    • IMG: seeing as feeling

      Prisk, Joe (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      IMG: seeing as feeling, explores painting for its capacity to act directly on our nervous system. With a focus on eluding attachments of text, narrative and generalizing concept, this project aims to facilitate an encounter ...
    • Immediate effects of a brief mindfulness body scan meditation on the nociceptive and autonomic nervous systems

      Bossenger, Neil (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Aim To measure the immediate effects of a brief mindfulness body scan meditation on self-reported pain, the nociceptive system and autonomic nervous system. Study design A between-subject, repeated measures, double-blinded, ...
    • Immersion and emergence

      Carter, Cathy (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This project explores the potential of the art encounter and how it can connect the viewer to interior feelings and imaginative associations to form a visceral, psychologically compelling experience. It experiments with a ...