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  • Widespread distribution and identification of eight novel microcystins in Antarctic cyanobacterial mats

    Wood, Susanna A.; Mountfort, Douglas O.; Selwood, Andrew I.; Holland, Patrick T.; Puddick, Jonathan; Cary, S. Craig (American Society for Microbiology, 2008)
    The microcystin content and cyanobacterial community structure of Antarctic microbial mat samples collected from 40 ponds, lakes and hydro-terrestrial environments were investigated. Samples were collected from Bratina ...
  • A wiggle-match date for Polynesian settlement of New Zealand

    Hogg, Alan G.; Higham, Thomas F.G.; Lowe, David J.; Palmer, Jonathan G.; Reimer, Paula J.; Newnham, Rewi M. (Antiquity Publications Ltd, 2002)
    Dating initial colonisation and environmental impacts by Polynesians in New Zealand is controversial. A key horizon is provided by the Kaharoa Tephra, deposited from an eruption of Mt Tarawera, because just underneath this ...
  • Wild record of an apple snail in the Waikato River, Hamilton, New Zealand and their incidence in freshwater aquaria

    Collier, Kevin J.; Demetras, Nicholas J.; Duggan, Ian C.; Johnston, Toni M. (New Zealand Natural Sciences, 2011)
    We report the discovery of a single specimen of a live apple snail Pomacea diffusa Blume 1957 (Ampullariidae: Prosobranchia), from the Waikato River, Hamilton city, central North Island, New Zealand. This species, along ...
  • Will scholars trump teachers in New Zealand teacher education?

    Alcorn, Noeline (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2005)
    The Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF) assessment process in 2003 highlighted the research imperative for academic staff in New Zealand teacher education. This imperative was not new: it was implicit in the tertiary ...
  • Will the teacher's laptop transform learning?

    Harlow, Ann; Cowie, Bronwen; Jones, Alister (Otago University Press, 2008)
    This article explores how Year to 3 teachers have made use of laptops for teaching and learning in their classroom, examining how they fit with current recommendations for effective teaching, and whether teachers' use of ...
  • William Archibald Murray: a Piako farmer who invested in Waiorongomai mines

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Proudly Scottish and from a sheep-farming family boasting a distinguished lineage, William Archibald Murray settled in Otago with his brothers in 1858 and acquired a large estate. A successful farmer, he was elected to ...
  • William Buchanan Maxwell: a veteran who became ‘Te Aroha’s pet adornment’

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Famous in Te Aroha as a veteran soldier, Maxwell had fought in the Crimea, China, and India before fighting against Maori in New Zealand. Proud of his four wounds, he would lead a detachment of volunteers marching off to ...
  • William Dibsell: one of the first settlers in the Te Aroha district

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    A baker, William Dibsell arrived in New Zealand in 1862, settling in Thames in 1868. Later he moved to the Waihou district to run a hotel and store at Te Kawana, near the future Te Aroha, transferring to the latter settlement ...
  • William Godwin and Catholicism

    Weston, Rowland (University of Southern Queensland, 2012-07-02)
    This essay traces Godwin‘s changing attitude to Catholicism by exploring a variety of texts generally considered marginal to his oeuvre and a hitherto unexamined selection of his unpublished manuscripts.
  • William Godwin and the puritan legacy

    Weston, Rowland (San Diego State University, 2012)
    This essay’s analysis of Godwin’s engagement with his (and Britain’s) puritan and Dissenting legacy is significant in two respects. First, it offers a reading of two of Godwin’s lesser known, later writings and thus ...
  • William Godwin’s religious sense

    Weston, Rowland (Wiley InterScience, 2009)
    The anarchist philosopher, novelist and historian William Godwin (1756-1836) began life in a devout Dissenting or nonconformist family. As a young man he trained for the ministry, before losing his faith and turning atheist ...
  • William Grey Nicholls and Rihitoto Mataia

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    The son of a Pakeha Maori, Nicholls had an illustrious ancestry on his mother’s side, and his wife Rihitoto Mataia also had a distinguished whakapapa. From the 1870s Nicholls farmed in Ohinemuri, and as a licensed interpreter ...
  • William Morris Newsham: a prospector and miner in the Te Aroha district

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    New Zealand-born William Morris Newsham fought against Maori without suffering any mishaps, but when aged 35 had the most perilous experience of his life. When assisting to survey a potential railway line in the King ...
  • William Nicholls, Hera Te Whakaawa, and their children

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Two years after arriving in New Zealand in 1840, William Nicholls married Hera Te Whakaawa, who had an illustrious whakapapa. For the rest of his life he lived as a Pakeha Maori, trading and farming on land owned by his ...
  • William Sharman Crawford (Billy) Nicholl, the prospector who discovered the Martha lode at Waihi: his life, told largely in his own words

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Billy Nicholl was that rare miner, one who recorded his life. Born in Ireland, when still a boy he arrived in New Zealand in 1862. After his father died at an early age, he acquired a step-father, whom he disliked, with ...
  • Willing workers on organic farms (WWOOF): The alternative farm stay experience

    McIntosh, Alison J.; Bonnemann, Susanne (Channel View Publications, 2006)
    This paper aims to contribute to knowledge about the farm stay experience by providing exploratory insights into the characteristics that are common to a hosted stay on a WWOOF farm and to investigate whether the experiences ...
  • Willingness-to-Pay for prescribed fire in the Colorado (USA) Wildland Urban Interface

    Kaval, Pamela; Loomis, John; Seidl, Andrew (2006-10)
    During the summer of 2001, survey data were collected from Colorado residents living near public lands (i.e., the wildland urban interface). Data were collected by telephone after mailing respondents a survey. These data ...
  • Willingness-to-pay for renewable energy: Primary and discretionary choice of British households' for micro-generation technologies

    Scarpa, Riccardo; Willis, Kenneth (Elsevier, 2010)
    This paper documents the policy context of renewable energy production in the European Union. The research adopts a choice experiment approach to investigate households' WTP for these renewable energy technologies in the ...
  • Wim Wenders’ Use of Space in The Million Dollar Hotel

    Jones, Stan (Massey University, 2008)
    Wim Wenders has been quoted as saying, of his own development as a filmmaker, that he is “a painter of space engaged on a quest for time” (qtd. in Graf, 2002, p.63). This paper offers a systematic assessment of the way ...
  • A window to a magical world of adventure, secrets and spectacle: Peter Pan [Review]

    Crawford, Terri Ripeka (2009)
    Choreography: Russell Kerr Music: Philip Norman Design: Kristian Fredrikson Lighting: Jon Buswell ROYAL NEW ZEALAND BALLET at Founders Theatre, Hamilton From 9 Dec 2009 to 10 Dec 2009 Reviewed by Terri Ripeka ...