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  • Dads: Delights, desires and difficulties: A discussion of changes over the last 40 years in fathers' roles, attitudes and practices

    Ritchie, Jane (The New Zealand Psychological Society, 2001)
    In this paper I discuss changes over the last forty years in fathers' roles, attitudes and practices. In general, fathers are more positive about their role and spend more time with their infants and four year olds. They ...
  • Dairy calves' preference for rearing substrate

    Worth, Gemma (University of Waikato, 2014)
    Rearing substrate is an important component of the pre-weaning environment of dairy calves. Traditional substrate types, such as sawdust, are becoming difficult and/or expensive for farmers to obtain in New Zealand. ...
  • Dairying in the Waikato Region of New Zealand: An overview of historical statistics

    Cameron, Michael Patrick; Bell, Kendon (Waikato Management School, 2008-09)
    The dairy industry is an important contributor to the economy of the Waikato region of New Zealand. An understanding of the history and development of the dairy sector in the different districts of the Waikato region is ...
  • The Daldy Mcwilliams ‘Outrage’ of 1879

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    In the later 1870s, conflicts developed near Paeroa between a small hapu, Ngati Hako, and other hapu over land sales and surveys. In 1879, after some members of Ngati Koi offered to sell the Pukehanga Block, at Rotokohu, ...
  • Dame Eleanor Hull: The translator at work

    Barratt, Alexandra (Society for the Study of Medieval languages & Literature, 2003)
    Barrat discusses the translations of a fifteenth-century translator Dame Eleanor Hull. The latter's translations are preserved in Cambridge University Library, a large and unusually well documented manuscript of religious ...
  • Damping properties and microstructure of magnetorheological composites based on iron sand and natural rubber

    Shuib, Raa Khimi; Pickering, Kim L. (University of Auckland - Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering, 2013, 2013)
    Material with high damping capability is desired from the viewpoint of vibration suppression in structures. Rubber is by far the most commonly used material for damping; here damping relies on the energy absorbed due to ...
  • Dance and disability: Embracing difference, tensions and complexities

    Cheesman, Sue (The University of Waikato, 2014)
    In this paper I am particularly interested in unpacking the notion that dancers with a visible disability are both marginalised and hyper-visible. I refer to selected dance examples available on YouTube and consider these ...
  • "Dance has connected me to my voice": the value of reflection in establishing effective dance pedagogy.

    Coe, Dorothy (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2003)
    A variety of teaching pedagogies are used to teach dance which is now a compulsory core subject in the Arts and also taught in physical education. In this paper, I argue for the importance of a learner-centred pedagogy ...
  • Dancer-researchers interpreting themselves: Moving towards an anthropology of contemporary “art" dance

    Barbour, Karen (2006)
    It was in 1984 with a single reading of Kealiinohomoku's seminal text on ballet's ethnicity (1969/70) that I was drawn irresistibly into the field of dance anthropology. This new "cultural framework" for my practice as a ...
  • Dancing with the Shadows of Wellbeing: An Exploration of Participatory Action Research Processes as a Catalyst for Transformation of Staff Wellbeing

    Bentley, Rosemary Diane (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    My abiding concern with human and planetary wellbeing and an emerging interest in the potential of Participatory Action Research as a method of engaging with restorative, life-enhancing ways of being are central to the ...
  • Danger-zone tourism: Emotional performances in Jordan and Palestine

    Buda, Dorina Maria (University of Waikato, 2012)
    This thesis discusses danger-zone tourism in Jordan and Palestine. It explores emotional performances in tourist places of ongoing socio-political conflict. I bring together dark tourism, emotional, affectual and sensuous ...
  • Dangerous liaison or perfect match?: Public relations and social marketing

    McKie, David; Toledano, Margalit (Elsevier, 2008)
    This paper considers a possible match between public relations and social marketing. It positions interchanges between the two as the strongest and most desirable partnership possibility for public relations with any aspect ...
  • Daniel Leahy: a prominent Hauraki prospector and miner

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Dan Leahy’s career was an example of a man devoting his life to prospecting. An Irishman, from 1862 onwards he prospected on several goldfields, first at Coromandel, where he may have been the first to detect gold in Driving ...
  • Dark tourism and voyeurism: tourist arrested for “spying” in Iran

    Buda, Dorina Maria; McIntosh, McIntosh (Emerald, 2013)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to propose voyeurism as one possible lens to analyse the experiential nature of dark tourism in places of socio-political danger, thus expanding psychoanalytic understandings of those ...
  • Darwinism in the gym

    Pope, Clive C.; O’Sullivan, Mary (Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc., 2003)
    This study examined the ecology of “free gym” as it occurred in both school lunch hour and after-school community settings. In an effort to understand how urban youth experience sport, an ethnography using multiple methods ...
  • Data logging and performance analysis software for teachers of indigenous New Zealanders: early results

    Barbour, Robert H.; Ford, Greg; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, 1992)
    Technology, in the form of personal computers, is making inroads into everyday life in every part of every nation. It is frequently assumed that this is 'a good thing'. However, there is a need for the people in each ...
  • Data maze deciphered

    White, Elizabeth Jayne (APN News and Media, 2010)
    Research in the classroom often means long periods of time hanging out with teachers and children as they go about their everyday work. Waikato University lecturer Jayne White argues the case for units of analysis to refine ...
  • Data mining as a tool for environmental scientists

    Spate, Jessica; Gibert, Karina; Sànchez-Marrè, Miquel; Frank, Eibe; Comas, Joaquim; Athanasiadis, Ioannis; Letcher, Rebecca (International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, 2006)
    Over recent years a huge library of data mining algorithms has been developed to tackle a variety of problems in fields such as medical imaging and network traffic analysis. Many of these techniques are far more flexible ...
  • Data mining challenge problems: any lessons learned?

    Pfahringer, Bernhard (2002)
    When considering the merit of data mining challenges, we need to answer the question of whether the amount of academic outcome justifies the related expense of scarce research time. In this paper I will provide anecdotal ...
  • Data mining in bioinformatics using Weka

    Frank, Eibe; Hall, Mark A.; Trigg, Leonard E.; Holmes, Geoffrey; Witten, Ian H. (Oxford University Press., 2004)
    The Weka machine learning workbench provides a general purpose environment for automatic classification, regression, clustering and feature selection-common data mining problems in bioinformatics research. It contains an ...