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  • Characterizations of Pacific Island people in the New Zealand press

    Loto, Robert; Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Chamberlain, Kerry; Karapu, Rolinda; Barnett, Alison Reremoana (2005)
    Researchers have documented how ethnic minorities are often disadvantaged in mainstream media coverage, which function to silence minority voices and to privilege majority voices. Such representational practices have very ...
  • Child poverty and government policy: the contesting of symbolic power in newspaper constructions of families in need

    Barnett, Alison Reremoana; Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Chamberlain, Kerry; Karapu, Rolinda (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2007)
    News media play a central role in processes of symbolic power through which social issues are defined and solutions legitimized. This paper explores the role of newspaper coverage in the public construction of the New ...
  • Constructing health news: Possibilities for a civic-oriented journalism

    Hodgetts, Darrin; Chamberlain, Kerry; Scammell, Margaret; Karapu, Rolinda; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (SAGE Publications, 2007)
    Health is a very prominent news category. However, we know little about the production processes of journalists leading to the health stories we encounter on a daily basis. Such knowledge is crucial for ensuring a vibrant ...
  • Disabled Māori and disability support options

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Karapu, Rolinda; Hickey, Huhana; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (Maori & Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2004-01-01)
    The goal of this research project was to provide information to enhance the development and implementation of an effective model of disability support service provision to Maori with disabilities. This was done by identifying ...
  • DrownBaseTM – Identifying at risk factors: Strategies and issues around Māori practices and activities towards water safety

    Karapu, Rolinda; Haimona, Mark; Takurua, Nātana (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    Aotearoa has some of the most extensive and beautiful waterways in the world. The seas, rivers, beaches, and lakes provide endless opportunities for Māori to enjoy water activities, such as gathering kai, swimming, hoe ...