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  • Western Bay of Plenty District: Demographic Profile 1986 - 2031

    Jackson, Natalie; Rarere, Moana (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2014-05)
    This report outlines the demographic changes that have occurred in Western Bay of Plenty District, as well as what trends are expected in the future.
  • Western historical traditions of well-being

    Michalos, Alex C.; Weijers, Dan M. (Springer International Publishing, 2017-01-09)
    This chapter provides a brief historical overview of Western philosophical views about well-being from the eighth century before the Common Era to the middle of the twentieth century. We explain different understandings ...
  • Wetland management in New Zealand: Are current approaches and policies sustaining wetland ecosystems in agricultural landscapes?

    Myers, S.C.; Clarkson, Beverley R.; Reeves, P.N.; Clarkson, Bruce D. (Elsevier, 2013)
    As a signatory to the Convention on Biological Diversity and to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, New Zealand has international responsibilities to protect and restore wetland ecosystems. The New Zealand Biodiversity ...
  • "We’re like the sex CPR dummies”: Young women’s understandings of (hetero)sexual pleasure in university accommodation

    Brown, Juliana; Schmidt, Johanna; Robertson, Neville (SAGE Publications, 2017)
    In this article, we explore the discourses that affect young women’s experiences of (hetero)sexual pleasure, drawing on data from focus groups with young women and young men who lived within a university residential setting ...
  • Whaikoorero: a study of formal Maori speech

    Mahuta, Robert Te Kotahi (University of Auckland, 1974)
    Whaikoorero is regarded as the traditionally valued mode of communication. It is the language of the marae, the language of the chiefs and elders, and the only acceptable form of public statement in the Maori world. At the ...
  • Whakarongo mai!: Transformative teaching to support Māori identity and success in a mainstream school

    Gilgen, Renée (University of Waikato, 2010)
    This thesis topic emerged following a year’s teaching experience in a mainstream classroom during 2009. My cultural assumptions of being a Māori teacher in a mainstream class were challenged predominantly by a group of ...
  • Whanau Whakapakari: a Māori-centred approach to child rearing and Parent-training programmes

    Herbert, Averil May Lloyd (The University of Waikato, 2001)
    The goal of this Whanau Whakapakari (Strengthening Families) research was to define critical aspects of Māori experiences and views on child-rearing practices, and to describe whanau (extended family) values and expectations ...
  • Whangai: remembering, understanding and experiencing

    McRae, Karyn Okeroa; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2006)
    The Māori customary practice of whangai is often equated with adoption or foster care. There are, however, significant differences between the institutions. Adoption or foster care, tends to be mainly focused on the ...
  • What (actually) matters in literacy education: Contributions from community psychology

    Furness, Jane Amanda; Robertson, Neville; Hunter, Judy; Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Research Commons, 2013)
    This paper describes the critical role community psychology theories played in reframing literacy research involving mainly Māori and Pacific peoples’ extended families and communities. Within a critical social constructionist ...
  • What a difference a default setting makes

    Keegan, Te Taka Adrian Gregory; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Springer, Berlin, 2008)
    This paper examines the effect of the default interface language on the usage of a bilingual digital library. In 2005 the default interface language of a bilingual digital library was alternated on a monthly basis between ...
  • What a Queer Place Is School!?

    lisahunter (Routledge, 2012)
    Schools are queer places. Who would have thought that a book focusing on gender and sexual diversity in schools would even be necessary today? But in a time where education seems to have regressed in its liberalism, coupled ...
  • What about ought? Response to practical intelligence and the virtues

    van Zyl, Liezl (University of Southern California, 2011)
    According to a qualified-agent account of right action, an action is right iff it is what a virtuous agent would characteristically do in the circumstances (V).¹ A frequent objection to this account is that it gives the ...
  • What about talented students? An exploratory study.

    Rubie-Davies, Christine; Wardman, Janna; Millward, Pam; Bicknell, Brenda; Ballam, Nadine Dawn; Riley, Tracy (2015)
    This study was the final phase in a three-phase project. The first phase was exploratory in design and explored across four faculties, what support existed for high achieving students. The second phase introduced the ...
  • What Achilles did and the Tortoise wouldn't

    Legg, Catherine (2012)
    This paper offers an expressivist account of logical form, arguing that in order to fully understand it one must examine what valid arguments make us do (or: what Achilles does and the Tortoise doesn’t, in Carroll’s famed ...
  • What anniversary? New Zealand “Celebrates” fifty years of television

    Lealand, Geoff (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012)
    The first official transmission beyond experimentation began on 1 June 1960. As a consequence, this became a very significant date in New Zealand television history, marking the fiftieth anniversary of its introduction, ...
  • What are Bicultural Psychological Services?

    Thomas, David R. (1993)
    The present paper is intended to stimulate discussion on the development of bicultural psychological services in Aotearoa/New Zealand, focusing primarily on services provided by psychologists trained in tertiary educational ...
  • What can a mean-field model tell us about the dynamics of the cortex?

    Wilson, Marcus T.; Steyn-Ross, Moira L.; Steyn-Ross, D. Alistair; Sleigh, James W.; Gillies, Iain-Patrick; Hailstone, David J. (Springer, 2010)
    In this chapter we examine the dynamical behavior of a spatially homogeneous two-dimensional model of the cortex that incorporates membrane potential, synaptic flux rates and long- and short-range synaptic input, in two ...
  • What determines perseverance in studying science?

    Otrel-Cass, Kathrin; Cowie, Bronwen; Campbell, Alison (Australasian Association for Institutional Research, 2009-11)
    This article explores the issue of university student recruitment and retention beyond the first and second year of studying science. The research investigated the 'image' students have of science, the demands they face ...
  • “What did I change and why did I do it” Young writer’ revision practices

    Dix, Stephanie Margaret (Blackwell Publishing, 2006)
    The article presents findings from a research project that investigated young, fluent writers' revision practices. The project adopted a qualitative approach, using semi-structured interviews based on the students' written ...
  • What Do Secondary School Rugby Players Think About Concussion?

    Murphy, Karen Jane (University of Waikato, 2015)
    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a dominant and growing public health concern globally. Sport is an arena in which people are at high risk of TBI. In New Zealand the popular sport of rugby is played by many, particularly ...