NOTE: Your deposited thesis will only be processed when the Tuwhera Open Theses team comes back from Christmas and New Year break on January 6th, 2020. Have an awesome holiday.
    • The Tablet Magazine: a future vision for magazine devolution

      Matthews, Justin Robert (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      The popular medium of the print magazine is under extreme pressure to adapt to digital technology. With the rise of tablet devices opportunities exists to transform the magazine format to take advantage of the potential ...
    • Tablet PC Usability Using Motion Capture in a Simulated Clinical Setting

      Aljamani, Hussam (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Involvement of a tablet PC in healthcare organizations has played a major role in improving their day-to-day services by allowing healthcare professionals to perform a variety of tasks that are efficient and accurate at ...
    • Tactical Innovation in New Zealand Representative Rugby: A Grounded Theory of Developing

      Kwok, Kim (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      The purpose of this grounded theory research is to understand the process of tactical innovation in New Zealand rugby. Tactical innovation is an important resource for successful rugby. Understanding how the process occurs ...
    • Tagalog Language Maintenance and Shift Among the Filipino Community in New Zealand

      Umali, Ronalyn (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      The purpose of this study is to investigate the factors that affect the attitudes and behaviours of Filipino migrants regarding their ethnic language maintenance in New Zealand. The research design was guided by a social ...
    • Tailoring technology to the urban cyclist

      Barter, Susan (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This practice-based research investigates the design of jackets for the purpose of urban cycling. The objective of this research is to promote a discussion on the specific functional requirements of a jacket for the ...
    • Tainted Ground: Screenplay Development With Genre Swinging in Mind

      Gadiuta, Filip (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The research in my exegesis is framed around screenplay structure, horror genre trends, and genre-mixing. I wanted to create a screenplay grounded in the horror genre which benefited structurally from mixing with a supporting ...
    • 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 ...