Browsing by Subject "Pacific"

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  • A Sea of Voices: Deep sea mining and the Solwara 1 Project in Papua New Guinea

    Phillips, Hayley (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    Deep sea mining is a new and increasingly important part of the capitalist exploitation of the world’s oceans. Situated off the coast of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, Solwara 1 is expected to become the world’s ...
  • The adaptation of cognitive behavioural therapy for adult Maori clients with depression: A pilot study

    Bennett, Simon T.; Flett, Ross A.; Babbage, Duncan R. (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    A semistructured cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) programme for depression was adapted for use with Maori adult clients with depression. Adaptations were developed in consultation with an advisory group consisting of ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Capacity-building activities related to climate change vulnerability and adaptation assessment and economic valuation for Fiji

    Kenny, Gavin J.; de Wet, Neil (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2000-11-02)
    The Terms of Reference for this work specified three objectives to the Fiji component: Objective 1a: to provide a prototype FIJICLIM model (covered under PICCAP funding) Objective 1b: to provide training and transfer of ...
  • Capturing their dream: Video diaries and minority consumers

    Brown, Charis; Costley, Carolyn L.; Friend, Lorraine A.; Varey, Richard J. (Routledge, 2010)
    This paper describes the characteristics and benefits of a visual ethnography method called “video diary.” The authors illustrate the special features of the method based on their experiences in using it to understand ...
  • Claiming collective space: Kaupapa Maori in psychology

    Levy, Michelle Patricia; Amuketi, Tamati; Lane, Catherine (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    From its inception, the Psychology Department at the University of Waikato has had a focus on issues of culture, particularly those of relevance for Maori, with these early foundations laid by Emeritus Professor James ...
  • Claiming space and restoring harmony within hui whakatika

    Berryman, Mere; Bateman, Sonja (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    The time has come for indigenous, specifically Māori psychologies, to move from the margins, and claim legitimate space within the discipline of psychology (MPRU, 2007). Phinney and Rotheram (1987) argue that there are ...
  • Claiming spaces: Prioritising Maaori worldview

    Penehira, Mera; Doherty, Lyn; Gray, Aroha; Spark, Elaine (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    Ohomairangi Trust was established as a provider of early intervention services in February 2002. It is funded and accredited by the Ministry of Education, and is the first Kaupapa Maaori based early intervention service ...
  • 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.
  • Climate change vulnerability and adaptation assessment for Fiji

    Feresi, Jone; Kenny, Gavin J.; de Wet, Neil; Limalevu, Leone; Bhusan, Jagat; Ratukalou, Inoke (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2000-01-20)
    All nations, including Fiji, that are signatories to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change(UNFCCC) are obliged to provide National Communications to the Conference of Parties (COP) of the UNFCCC. The ...
  • Climate change vulnerability and adaptation assessment for Fiji: Supplementary Fiji coastal impacts study

    Feresi, Jone; Kenny, Gavin J.; de Wet, Neil; Limalevu, Leone; Bhusan, Jagat; Ratukalou, Inoke (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2000-06-30)
    This document presents extended case studies of the impacts of climate change on the Fiji coast. In particular the study evaluates: 1. Coastal erosion at 3 representative sites on the coast of Viti Levu. 2. Inundation ...
  • Closing Plenary

    Sawrey, Richard; Tarabe, Akanisi; Love, Catherine; Berryman, Mere; Ruwhiu, Leland; Olo-Whangaa, Epenesa; Faleafa, Monique (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2008)
    The closing session of the symposium was a plenary session in which invited speakers were asked to make brief critical and reflective comment on the symposium theme and future directions regarding Māori and Pacific psychologies.
  • Colonial grievances, justice and reconciliation in the Pacific

    van Meijl, Toon; Goldsmith, Michael (Societe des Oceanistes, 2007)
    The paradox of the decolonization process in the Pacific is that colonial grievances seem to have proliferated in the recent past. Indeed, anticolonial sentiments often seem to be more directly spurred by the process of ...
  • Considerations for sustainable tourism development in developing countries: Perspectives from the South Pacific

    Panakera, Charlie; Willson, Gregory Brian; Ryan, Chris; Liu, Ge (University of the Aegean, 2011)
    Nations of the South Pacific face a number of major challenges with respect to sustainable tourism development. Much of the literature presents overtly pessimistic conceptualisations of South Pacific nations as environmentally ...
  • 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 ...
  • Decolonising quantitative methods within a Pacific research space to explore cognitive effects following kava use

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo'; Atkins, Martin John; Leov, Jessica N. (University of Canterbury, 2021)
    Work that challenges Western hegemonic research traditions, through use of innovative and alternative approaches as part of ‘decolonising methodologies’, is increasingly being validated by research funding bodies, post-graduate ...
  • 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 ...
  • Efficient remittance services for development in the Pacific

    Gibson, John; Boe-Gibson, Geua; Rohorua, Halahingano Tu'akolo Siufanga; McKenzie, David (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2007)
    Capital inflows to the Pacific islands from aid, foreign investment and remittances are an important source of development finance. Remittances are the fastest growing; they now total US$ 400 million per year and can be ...
  • 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 ...