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  • Taku Rāta Tūtahi (composed 28 Oct 2013)

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2014)
    Taku Rāta Tūtahi is a lament dedicated to my daughter Kaaterina Ataria Ariha Maxwell who passed away suddenly on the 23 March 2013. This composition talks about the pain of a father for his daughter and how at times life ...
  • Takuahi: Te oriori mō Tāmaunga-o-te-rangi - Mana Atua, mana Whenua, Mana Tangata

    Dewes, Mahue (University of Waikato, 2016)
    E roa nei tātau te Māori nō ngā wā o Hawaiki e tito ana i te waiata, i te haka, i te oriori, i te mōteatea hei waka kawe i ngā kōrero tuku iho ki ngā whakatipuranga hou. He putuputu tonu ngā tūmomo karere, ka raua atu ki ...
  • Talanoa research methodology: a developing position on pacific research.

    Vaioleti, Timote Masima (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2006)
    This paper contributes to the theorising on Pacific research approaches from a personal and Tongan perspective. At the same time, it suggests that the majority of the thinking and concepts discussed have similarities and ...
  • Talanoa, Manulua and Founga Ako: frameworks for using enduring Tongan educational ideas for Education in Aotearoa/New Zealand

    Vaioleti, Timote Masima (University of Waikato, 2011)
    Educational achievement for Pacific students is a Government priority according to the Pacific Plan 2009- 2012 (Ministry of Education, 2009). For Tongan students though, Thaman (1988) highlights major differences in Pacific ...
  • A tale of two dialogues: 21st century Christian-Muslim initiatives

    Pratt, Douglas (Waikato Islamic Studies Group, 2015)
    The nature of the relationship between Muslims and Christians has been ever marked by three fundamental dynamics: mutual antipathy, mutual affinity and mutual inquiry. In the modern era, and certainly since the mid-20th ...
  • A tale of two studies

    Bowen, Judy; Reeves, Steve; Schweer, Andrea (ACS, 2013)
    Running user evaluation studies is a useful way of getting feedback on partially or fully implemented software systems. Unlike hypothesis-based testing (where specific design decisions can be tested or comparisons made ...
  • The tale of two virtual teacher professional development modules

    Keown, Paul Ashley (Routledge, 2009)
    Virtual communities of practice (VCoP) have been advocated for some time as a promising means of taking professional development to teachers in widely distributed locations. However, geography, and indeed education literature ...
  • Talented and living on the wrong side of the tracks

    Ballam, Nadine Dawn (Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented Ltd, 2010)
    Gifted young people from low socioeconomic backgrounds are underrepresented in gifted and talented programs in New Zealand schools (Ministry of Education, 2000) and in recent years this has been highlighted as an area of ...
  • Tales of a cross-cultural research journey: Navigating potholes, roadblocks and dead-ends

    Cobb, Donella J. (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014)
    Undertaking doctoral studies in a different cultural context presents a plethora of challenges for doctoral students. This chapter documents the experiences of one researcher navigating the early stages of her doctoral ...
  • Tales of the unexpected: halloysite delivers surprises and a paradox

    Lowe, David J.; Churchman, G. Jock (New Zealand Society of Soil Science, 2016)
    Despite being first described nearly 200 years ago, halloysite still has the capacity to surprise. We report here the remarkable discovery in New Zealand of two new morphologies for this 1:1 Si:Al layered aluminosilicate ...
  • Talk More: Student Learning Through Reciprocal Conversations

    Grant, Sarah (The University of Waikato, 2009)
    This research explored ways of improving the oral language development of Year 1 children in four low decile mainstream schools who were making limited progress in literacy. Over 82% of these students were Māori. Due to ...
  • The talk of the town: 9/11, the lost image, and the Machiavellian moment

    Fleming, Dan (University of Ottawa Press, 2011)
    A “lost” 9/11 photograph re-surfaced publicly in 2005/2006 and triggered some revealing debate in the United States about what 9/11 images “should” show. The paper unpacks the image and some key responses to it in order ...
  • Talking 'facts': identity and rationality in industry perspectives on genetic modification

    Henderson, Alison; Weaver, C. Kay; Cheney, George (2007)
    Despite the potential political impact of industry attempts to influence public policy about genetic modification, little research has focused on critical understanding of industry perspectives. This article explores the ...
  • Talking About Teaching: A professional development group for preservice secondary teachers

    Gesner, Emily K (The University of Waikato, 2009)
    As teaching is a highly complex activity, so too is learning to teach. One pedagogy which has been shown to promote teacher learning is the use of small group discussion. This thesis examines the experiences of seven ...
  • Talking across the divide: English teachers respond to the NCEA.

    Locke, Terry (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2005)
    The implementation of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement as a single, senior secondary school qualification in New Zealand has been a fraught process marked by a good deal of acrimonious debate. This article ...
  • Talking Ourselves: Stories of identities and linguistic possibilities of bilingual teachers working in English-medium early childhood services in the Auckland region

    Harvey, Nola Elizabeth (University of Waikato, 2011)
    This thesis examines the ways in which five bilingual teachers use their two languages in English-medium early childhood services in the Auckland region. Questions regarding the possible mediation of bilingual identities ...
  • Talking T-shirts: a visual exploration of youth material culture

    Pope, Clive C. (Routledge, 2010-07)
    Readers should also refer to the journal's website at http://www.informaworld.com/rqrs and check volume 2, issue 2 to view the visual material in colour. The author completed a visual ethnography, first to explore the ...
  • Talking with Their Mouths Half Full: food insecurity in the Hamilton community

    McNeill, Kellie Irene Blair (University of Waikato, 2011)
    While the sociology of food has attended to what symbolisms of presence can tell us about society, the same attention has not been attributed to symbolisms of absence. Within the context of affluent post-industrial societies, ...
  • Tamper-Evident Data Provenance

    Bany Taha, Mohammad Mustafa Mousa (University of Waikato, 2015)
    Data Provenance describes what has happened to a users data within a ma- chine as a form of digital evidence. However this type of evidence is currently not admissible in courts of law, because the integrity of data ...
  • Tangi and final responsibilities

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2016)
    Death is an ordinary everyday event in the Maori world. We have templated ways of responding to the disturbance it causes. This instructive and comforting institution helps us to hold each other close during such distressing ...