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  • Homeless lives in New Zealand: The case of central Auckland

    Groot, Shiloh Ann Maree; Hodgetts, Darrin; Chamberlain, Kerry; Radley, Alan; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Stolte, Ottilie Emma Elisabeth; Nabalarua, Eci (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    Homelessness is a pressing and increasingly visible concern in New Zealand. Many people sleeping rough are male and of Maori or Pacific descent. This research focuses on understanding the nature of resilience through the ...
  • Claiming spaces: Maori (indigenous persons) making the invalid valid

    Hickey, Huhana (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    Identity is a shifting paradigm because of the constant movement between identities throughout our lives, depending on the context within which we are identifying ourselves. Once we identify, we place ourselves within a ...
  • Weaving the realities and responsibilities: Crossing culture and concepts of healing within co-existing mental health and addictive disorders.

    McLachlan, Andre David (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    Within ‘Mainstream’ western and Kaupapa Māori services, competing priorities often mean that cultural and clinical services are not implemented in unison. Without this ‘unison’, treatment of Māori with co-existing mental ...
  • Decolonising Fiji: Reclaiming indigenous Fijian psychologies

    Tarabe, Akanisi; Naisilisili, Sereima (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    Creating meaningfulness in an unstable, confusing environment can redirect one to sift through the chaos for the very basic, forgotten things in order to make sense of the world one lives in. This paper represents a process ...
  • Can the mana of Maori men who sexually abuse children be restored?

    Webb, Mate; Jones, David Trevor (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    The problem of child sex abuse is prevalent across all segments of society, and Maori, unfortunately, are overrepresented in this problem. In the total prison population of 6591, 13.6% are identified as child sex offenders. ...
  • Evidence of swarm intelligence in collective cultures: Identifying the use of the swarm goal directive of productivity in Pacific organisation systems as well as getween genders

    Arun, Natalie M. (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    Intrigued by the existence of societies outside that of the human population, scientists have ventured to study social aggregations within insects to seek insights on effective colonizing. The most popular of these social ...
  • Moko – A Research Project

    Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia; Rua, Mohi; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    Moko colours the lives, and the skins, of all the people involved in the making of this book “Mau Moko”, which began as the Marsden project, “Ta Moko – Culture, Body Modification, and the Psychology of Identity”, 2001-2005. ...
  • The life story model of identity: A bridge between two spaces

    Houkamau, Carla Anne (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    Two questions which continue to absorb Western social psychological researchers are: What is the ‘self’? And ‘What is identity in relation to self?’ At the NMPPS this year this Dr. Love’s keynote threw these matters into ...
  • Disrupted spaces: Racism and the lived experience of Maori identity formation

    Te Hiwi, Erika (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    In 2004, when Don Brash –then leader of the National Party, hit the headlines with his controversial ‘Orewa’ speech, so-called ‘mainstream’ New Zealanders, felt that at last they had their hero. Brash articulated what this ...
  • Audience responses to news media images of Pacific health

    Loto, Robert (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    News media contain a multitude of images of Pacific peoples and health. This paper presents findings from a social psychological study of audience responses to such images. Two Pacific and two Palagi groups took part in ...
  • Claiming Spaces: Proceedings of the 2007 National Maori and Pacific Psychologies Symposium 23rd-24th November 2007

    Levy, Michelle Patricia; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Rua, Mohi; Waitoki, Waikaremoana (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    This is the full conference proceedings of Claiming Spaces: Proceedings of the 2007 National Maori and Pacific Psychologies Symposium 23rd-24th November 2007.