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  • The K-complex and slow oscillation in terms of a mean-field cortical model

    Wilson, Marcus T.; Steyn-Ross, D. Alistair; Sleigh, James W.; Steyn-Ross, Moira L. (Springer New York LLC, 2006-12)
    We use a mean-field macrocolumn model of the cerebral cortex to offer an interpretation of the K-complex of the electroencephalogram to complement those of more detailed neuron-by-neuron models. We interpret the K-complex ...
  • Ka moemoeā o koutou kaumatua...

    Whitiaua, Ropitini (University of Waikato, 2015)
    Founded by the spiritual leader and prophet Te Kooti Te Turuki Arikirangi, the Ringatū faith came into existence in the 1870s during a very turbulent time for Māori. Struggling for survival many Māori tribes and communities ...
  • Ka Pū Te Ruha, Ka Hao Te Rangatahi: Maori identities in the twenty-first century

    Kukutai, Tahu; Webber, Melinda (Auckland University Press, 2017-02)
    These social divides and problems are at the heart of this text.
  • Kahokaho: ‘Ufi from the God/s; its future in the hands of people

    Vaioleti, Timote Masima (2012)
    For people like the Tonga, planting the seeds and harvesting signifies being in harmony with nature and the gods who regulate the process with sufficient rains at the right time and measured amounts of sunshine that helps ...
  • Kainui silt loam: how the lepard changed its spots

    Lowe, David J. (1991)
    The Kainui silt loam occurs on low rolling hills in the northern part of the Hamilton Basin, and is well expressed in Hamilton City.
  • Kaitiakitanga - Active guardianship, responsibilities and relationships with the world: Towards a bio-cultural future In early childhood education

    Paul-Burke, Kura; Rameka, Lesley Kay (Springer, 2015)
    The world is a vast family, and humans are children of the earth and sky, and cousins to all living things. Such unity means that nature is the ultimate teacher about life (Royal 2010, p. 9). For Māori (indigenous peoples ...
  • Kaitiakitanga o te Taiao - Reconciling Legislative Provisions and Outcomes for Māori

    Kennedy, Nathan Charles Karaua (University of Waikato, 2017)
    The Resource Management Act (1991) (RMA) was heralded as internationally ground-breaking for its integrated approach, and for cementing 'sustainable management' as its overarching purpose. It was ground-breaking also for ...
  • Kaitiakitanga: protecting New Zealand's native biodiversity

    Morad, Munir; Jay, Grace Mairi M. (Institute of Biology, 2000)
    Species diversity is a very important component of a healthy ecosystem, and a necessary condition for long-term sustainable development. However, it is widely recognised that species extinction is on the increase in New ...
  • Kakai Tonga 'i Okalani Nu'u Sila: Tongan Generations in Auckland New Zealand

    Brown Pulu, Teena Joanne (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    This thesis is written in the format of a three act play. The author has elected this structure to frame the ethnographic data and analysis because it seemed befitting for telling my own life story alongside the memories ...
  • Kapa Haka Whakataetae Kua tini haere te kanohi o te mahi kapa haka i te ao hurihuri nei.

    Rollo, Te Manaaroha Pirihira (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    KO TE ARIA Tihei Haka! Mauriora Kapa haka (Rollo 2006) Ka tū te ihiihi, ka tū te wanawana o te hunga i ngā hui whakataetae kapa haka o te motu. He hui rongonui i te maramataka a te Māori ia tau ia tau, ā, he hui ...
  • Kaum tuatanga the changing roles of kaum tua in Ng ti Rehua: Future directions

    Davies, Sydney Henare (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    This study looks at the roles of kaum tua and investigates how these roles have changed over time. With the ageing Māori population and the reported importance of kaum tua roles in the wellbeing of Māori communities, the ...
  • Kaupapa Maori research: An indigenous approach to creating knowledge

    Bishop, Russell (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 1999)
    This paper seeks to identify how issues of epistemological racism are addressed in practice within an indigenous Kaupapa (philosophy) Maori approach to research, and how such considerations may impact on the Western ...
  • Kaupapa Māori and a new curriculum in Aotearoa/New Zealand

    Chalmers, Lex; Greensill, Angeline Ngahina (IGU Commission on Geographical Education, Fatih University, 2010)
    While geographical education is our focus in this paper, the broader colonial history of education is the backdrop against which we first view the principles of Māori geographies in education. The essay underscores the ...
  • Kaupapa Māori framework and literature review of key prinicples

    Kennedy, Nathan; Jefferies, Richard (IGCI, The University of Waikato, 2009-06-30)
    The literature review in this report was the starting point for the development of a Māori research strand within the Planning Under Co-operative Mandates (PUCM) research programme. The original purpose of this report ...
  • Kaupapa Māori Science

    Stewart, Georgina Marjorie (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    This thesis investigates how Māori knowledge and language articulate with current discourses of Pūtaiao education, and possible alternative articulations. A Kaupapa Māori version of critical discourse analysis methodology ...
  • Kaupapa rangahau: A reader. A collection of readings from the Kaupapa Māori Research workshops series.

    Pihama, Leonie; Southey, Kim (Te Kotahi Research Institute, 2015)
    This reader ‘Kaupapa Rangahau’ is a collation of a range of articles related to Kaupapa Māori theory and research. It has been developed as a resource for the Kaupapa Māori workshops provided to Māori researchers through ...
  • Kava Haus Ltd: Distributor of innovative kava products

    Hau, Koloa (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    Koloa Hau presents on why and how Kava Haus Ltd was created, where he see opportunities in the marketplace and the challenges ahead. The presentation also showcases current kava products from overseas manufacturers that ...
  • Kava – An engineers perspective

    Atkins, Martin John (2017)
    Dr Atkins presents some observations, based on personal experience [as a Pakeha New Zealander], of kava, drinking and culture.
  • Kava: Untangling fact from fiction

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo' (2017)
    Kava, in both its plant and drink form, is Pasifika’s ‘cultural keystone species’ and a potent icon of identity with some of its medicinal efficacy legitimised within Western pharmacology and research. However, for every ...
  • KEA: Practical automatic keyphrase extraction

    Witten, Ian H.; Paynter, Gordon W.; Frank, Eibe; Gutwin, Carl; Nevill-Manning, Craig G. (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2000-03)
    Keyphrases provide semantic metadata that summarize and characterize documents. This paper describes Kea, an algorithm for automatically extracting keyphrases from text. Kea identifies candidate keyphrases using lexical ...