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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 ...
  • 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: 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Keepa Te Wharau: a Ngati Rahiri rangatira

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Keepa Te Wharau’s whakapapa linked him, unusually, to both Ngati Maru and Ngati Haua. Through these connections he was associated with the Te Aroha district from an early age, visiting it on several occasions and even ...
  • Keeping Chooks at Home in the Waikato: Exploring Postcolonial, Feminist and Kaupapa M ori Perspectives

    Burnett, Zavier (The University of Waikato, 2006)
    This thesis considers the narratives of eight M ori chook keepers from the Waikato rohe, Aotearoa. The Waikato rohe has been selected due to its significant history of M ori horticultural and agricultural practises, including ...
  • Keeping free-edited textual and graphical views of information consistent

    Grundy, John C.; Hosking, John G. (1996-03)
    Multi-view editing is useful in many situations where users of a software application want to see and interact with different representations of the same information. This paper describes a new approach to keeping free-edited ...
  • Keeping Gifted Education on the Agenda: Interview with Professor Roger Moltzen

    Fraser, Deborah (The New Zealand Association for Gifted Children (NZAGC), 2013)
    Interview with Professor Roger Moltzen by Deborah Fraser.
  • Keeping in touch with learning: the use of an interactive whiteboard in the junior school

    Harlow, Ann; Cowie, Bronwen; Heazlewood, Megan (Routledge, 2010-07)
    Recent literature on the role of the interactive whiteboard (IWB) has indicated numerous ways in which teachers make use of the IWB to support children's learning. In these studies there is a growing awareness of changing ...
  • Keeping it together: A comparative analysis of four long-established intentional communities in New Zealand

    Jones, Olive (University of Waikato, 2011)
    Through a comparative analysis of four long-lived intentional communities in New Zealand, this thesis examines the extent to which each one has sustained, adapted or abandoned its original ideals and aspirations over time. ...