Browsing by Subject "Pacific"

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  • FIJICLIM description and users guide

    Kenny, Gavin J.; Ye, Wei; Warrick, Richard A.; de Wet, Neil (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2000-02)
    The FIJICLIM prototype is based on PACCLIM which was developed by the International Global Change Institute (IGCI) as part of the Pacific Islands Climate Change Assistance Programme (PICCAP) executed by the South Pacific ...
  • Hoea a mai tōu waka – Claiming spaces for Māori tamariki and rangatahi in cognitive behaviour therapy

    Cargo, Tania (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) has been shown to be an effective therapeutic intervention for a variety of psychological difficulties for children and youth (Barrett, Healey-Farrell, March, 2004; Stulemeijer, de Jong, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ideology is theft: Thoughts on the legitimacy of a Maori psychology

    Tamatea, Armon J. (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    ‘War, in fact, can be seen as a process of achieving equilibrium among unequal technologies’ (McLuhan, 1964) We are at war. As Western science and its accompanying technology expands the frontiers of knowledge at an ...
  • Interpreting & practicing kaupapa Māori research in a community setting: The in’s and out’s

    Thompson, Keri; Barnett, Alison Reremoana (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    Pou Tuia Rangahau is a unique community based research unit based within a kaupapa Māori organisation. Kaupapa Māori methodologies are utilised, with the importance of these methodologies being that Māori are defining the ...
  • Kava, the devil, and the snake: Pentecostal iconoclasm in contemporary Fiji

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo' (2019)
    In his book, The Polynesian Iconoclasm, Jeff Sissons (2014) explains that within a short period of time during the early 1800’s a number of island societies in eastern Polynesia desecrated or destroyed many of their temples ...
  • Learning as spirituality and nurture - Pacific indigenous peoples' perspectives of lifelong learning

    Vaioleti, Timote Masima (Kansanvalistusseura – The Finnish Lifelong Learning Foundation, 2012)
    This paper discusses characteristics of an adult education practice for peoples in the Pacific. There is no one Pacific way as the Pacific population is diverse consisting of many cultures, languages, social structures and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Living in two worlds. Challenges facing Pacific communities: The case of Fijians in New Zealand

    Vunidilo, Kalisito (The University of Waikato, 2006)
    Living in two worlds is an insider perspective of how indigenous Pacific Immigrant communities, in this specific case Fijian's living in New Zealand face the challenges of living two cultures in a developed country like ...
  • Mental health inpatient services: Improving our understanding of the needs of Maori when acutely unwell

    Wharewera-Mika, Julie (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    There are many possible explanations for the pattern of Maori overrepresentation in mental health acute services. This research project focuses on how services can optimally meet the needs of Maori to improve outcomes. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Mokopuna rising: Developing a best practice for early intervention in whanau violence

    Cooper, Erana (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    In a very difficult meeting, an extremely unpleasant man was concerned about the possible loss of his power and the continuation of his plans and dreams for the future. And I said, yeah well, you should be worried, because ...
  • New radiocarbon dates from the Bapot-1 site in Saipan and Neolithic dispersal by stratified diffusion

    Clark, Geoffrey; Petchey, Fiona; Winter, Olaf; Carson, Mike; O’Day, Patrick (New Zealand Archaeological Association, 2010)
    The colonisation of the Mariana Islands in Western Micronesia is likely to represent an early ocean dispersal of more than 2000 km. Establishing the date of human arrival in the archipelago is important for modelling ...
  • A nui wave encountering psychology from the shores of the Pacific

    Siautu, Alefaio (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    The worldview of Pacific nations which lie within the vast ocean of the South Pacific is yet to be uncovered in the world of psychology. Since the first wave of migrants to the shores of Aotearoa,/New Zealand, many differing ...
  • Opening address

    Levy, Michelle Patricia; Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Rua, Mohi; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    In 2002, the Māori and Psychology Research Unit at the University of Waikato made a valuable contribution to the teaching and practice of psychology in Aotearoa, via the Māori Graduates of Psychology Symposium. The symposium ...
  • Pacific Islanders and Health in the Print News Media

    Loto, Robert (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    Pacific Islanders have faced discrimination in New Zealand particularly since the 1960s when members of communities, particularly from the Cook Islands, Samoa, Niue and Tonga began to be transplanted from their home nations ...
  • Pasifika in the news: the portrayal of Pacific peoples in the New Zealand press

    Loto, Robert; Hodgetts, Darrin; Chamberlain, Kerry; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Karapu, Rolinda; Barnett, Alison Reremoana (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2006)
    Pacific Islanders have faced discrimination in New Zealand particularly since the 1960s when communities began to be transplanted from their home nations to Aotearoa as cheap immigrant labour. Subsequently, the New Zealand ...
  • Security in Oceania: In the 21st Century (Book Review)

    Smith, Ron C. (New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, 2005)
    Security in Oceania continues to be a pressing problem both for the Island states themselves and for the major countries that form its periphery. This review surveys the key issues that confront the parties, as seen by ...
  • Sovereignty, self-determination and the South-West Pacific: A comparison of the status of Pacific Island territorial entities in international law

    Gillard, Charles Andrew (University of Waikato, 2012)
    This paper compares the constitutional arrangements of various territorial entities in the South-West Pacific, leading to a discussion of those entities’ status in international law. In particular, it examines the Cook ...
  • Spill-over of sustainability values and practices - a psychology PhD thesis proposal

    Rua, Mohi; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    The following presentation relates to my proposed PhD topic. As an audience you’re probably reading the title and wondering what relevance my topic has to the symposium theme Claiming Spaces. My immediate response is ...