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  • Fifteenth century earth science

    Stokes, Evelyn (Waikato Geological Society, The University of Waikato, 1967)
    The earth science content of two late medieval encyclopedias, the Mirrour of the World and Higden's Polychronicon, both printed by William Caxton in the 1480's, is examined in relation to fifteenth century ideas about the ...
  • The legacy of Ngatoroirangi: Maori customary use of geothermal resources

    Stokes, Evelyn (Department of Geography, University of Waikato, 2000)
    Geothermal activity has always been regarded as a significant traditional resource among Maori communities of the Bay of Plenty, Rotorua and Taupo districts. The principal settlements of the tribes of Te Arawa, Ngati Tahu ...
  • Ohaaki: A power station on Maori land

    Stokes, Evelyn (Te Matahauariki Institute, University of Waikato, 2003)
    This paper is about a geothermal power station called Ohaaki, constructed over the period 1982-1989 on Maori land close by Te Ohaaki Marae and the ancestral papakainga of Ngati Tahu. This is a personal account of the impact ...
  • The six days and the deluge: some ideas on earth history in the Royal Society of London 1660-1775

    Stokes, Evelyn (Waikato Geological Society, The University of Waikato, 1969)
    The influence of the biblical story of Creation and the Deluge on ideas of earth history during the period 1660-1775 is examined with particular reference to papers on the subject published in the Philosophical Transactions ...
  • Te Raupatu o Tauranga Moana : Volume 2, Documents relating to tribal history, confiscation and reallocation of Tauranga lands.

    Stokes, Evelyn (University of Waikato, 1993)
    A report providing a historical and geographical overview on the confiscation of Tauranga lands. In two volumes, volume one comprises a narrative of the events described as the raupatu, the confiscation of lands in the ...

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  • Military Settlement in the Middle Waikato Basin

    Allen, Peter D.H. (University of Waikato, 1969)
    Military settlement formed a brief but distinctive phase in the European occupation of the Middle Waikato Basin. Prior to the 1863 - 1864 Waikato War, few Europeans, other than a small number of missionaries and traders, ...
  • Geographies that matter: Pregnant bodies in public places

    Longhurst, Robyn (University of Waikato, 1996)
    This thesis has two objectives. First, I argue that there exists a dichotomy between mind and body and that the mind (rationality and masculinity) is privileged over the body (irrationality and femininity). This dichotomy ...