• Joining the Dots: Threads of Connection in Cam and the Bird-people (The Author’s Journey)

      de Roo, Elena (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Exegesis Joining the Dots: Threads of Connection in Cam and the Bird-people (The Author’s Journey), discusses the author’s motivation for writing a middle-grade fantasy novel and examines selected elements of connection ...
    • The Journey

      O'Hagan, Denise (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Jacirama is a native Amazonian Indian who lives with his isolated tribe of Ibiajara in the Amazon rainforest. He is a young shaman’s apprentice and is fascinated with plant lore and medicinal cures, an innate ability he ...
    • A Journey From Sympathy to Empathy

      Horne, Samantha (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Ava is a happy, healthy child living in a middle-class family in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. However, as she grows up, she becomes increasingly aware of her mother’s irrational behaviour that stems from the emotional trauma ...
    • Journeys into Caring Community

      Kerr, Adrienne (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      There is a lack of literature specific to the longitudinal experiences of participants in socially-inclusive faith-based caring communities. Such communities often have participants who have suffered experiences of exclusion ...
    • Junctures for knowing what you know: installation, site, process, material and object

      Stockman, Harriet (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Junctures for knowing what you know: Installation, site, process, material and object is a reflexive studio based project that embraces human experiences of familiarity, anxiety, and awkwardness in an attempt to seduce the ...
    • Juxtapose: An Exploration of the Technical and Aesthetic Potential of Print-based Augmented Reality Design

      Menorath, Darren (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This practice-led research project examines how the technological and aesthetic components of augmented reality (AR) serve to extend, enhance and disrupt print-based design. The outcome of the project is a conceptual ...
    • K Girl Vacant: Ethnic Identity Manufactured

      McIntyre, Peter Gordon (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      K GIRL VACANT is an exploration of the nature of culture, identity, and ethnicity. The project sets out to create a virtual ethnic entity and to develop a set of visual associations operating as signs of a proto-ethnic ...
    • Ka tipu mai nga taiohi Māori: a study of taiohi Māori leaving care in New Zealand

      Leoni, Kerrin (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      The main purpose of this qualitative study is to identify the problems for young Māori people who have transitioned out of foster care at some stage in their lives. The study has involved interviews with eight Māori care ...
    • Kaitiakitanga: Ki Runga Ki Raro

      Ruka, Tanya Maree (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Nga Whenua: Maori ki tona ake ao Landscape: Documenting and developing a Maori World View The kaupapa of this project is to reconsider landscape from a Maori worldview. This project seeks to unveil nga whenua through the ...
    • Kapa Kōrero - Te Reo i Waho i te Akoranga

      McNaughton, Joanne (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      He mātaitanga te rangahau nei o te rōpū e kīia nei ko Kapa Kōrero, he rōpū ā-hapori tēnei kia tautoko i te whakaoranga o te reo Māori. I whakatūria te rōpū nei e ētahi tauira pakeke o te reo i a rātou i te whare wānanga ...
    • Karanga Mai Karanga Mai: An Exploration of Photographic Sovereignty

      Smith, Rochelle Huia (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      Since the advent of the Kodak Instamatic, photography has become increasingly disposable and lost archival qualities have been lost. During that time, Maori have revitalised their culture resulting in a new generation who ...
    • Kawea mai te wā o mua, hei konei, hei āpōpō Bring the past to the present for the future

      Sheehan, Maree Alicia Hiria (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This project examines how composing contemporary waiata (song) both musically and lyrically, provides a vehicle to explore and express cultural identity. The expression of cultural identity relates to the composer and her ...
    • Keeping birth normal: midwives experiences in a secondary care setting: a qualitative study

      Earl, Deborah J (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      It has been said that within a secondary care setting, surrounded by medical influences, it is difficult for midwives to keep birth normal. This qualitative study has been conducted to answer the question: "What are midwives' ...
    • The Key Emerging Concepts of Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century

      Shepherd, Cushla (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      In a world where change is the only constant, the perpetual challenge for educators is to provide an education for our students that will gift them with the skills and knowledge required for both their present and future. ...
    • Key external influences on smoking initiation by Indian youth

      Prakash, Sheenal (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Rates of smoking behaviour have declined in recent decades in many western countries, as the severe negative consequences of smoking to health become known to the public. However, youth show the lowest rates of decline in ...
    • Kia Ora, Fairy Tale

      Kayes, Anne Margaret (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The Tui Street Tales is a collection of stories for children aged approximately nine to twelve years. The stories take place in Tui Street, where two boys realise that fairy tale themes are running through the mysteries ...
    • ‘Kia Ora’: Cultural Tourism, Language Revitalisation & ‘Te Reo Māori’

      Fang, Yuan (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Tourism is a general concept. Compared with other industries, tourism is directly tied to many aspects of a destination. For example, it boosts the local economy, advertises the local culture, can break cultural stereotypes ...
    • Kia Whai Reo Te Wao

      Hoskins, Hemi (James) (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      The Māori language has been in a constant state of change and evolution since the arrival of the ancestors of Māori to New Zealand. The environment known by traditional Māori was vastly different to that known today. Daily ...
    • Killed in the line of duty: who is killing foreign correspondents and why?

      Barton, Verena (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      The world of journalism is becoming increasingly dangerous, as figures published by international media organisations demonstrate. But the Western news media suggests, that particularly Western foreign correspondents are ...
    • A kinematic analysis of acute and longitudinal adaptations to resisted sprinting

      Hansen, Keir (Auckland University of Technology, 2002)
      The phase of greatest acceleration (0-30 metres) during sprinting is thought to be critical for success in many sporting situations. Methods for improving acceleration phase performance are therefore an important area of ...