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  • Urban Choreography: Central Melbourne 1985 [Book Review]

    Mackness, Kate (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis LTD, 2021)
    This article reviews the book: "Urban Choreography: Central Melbourne 1985", edited by Kim Dovey, Rob Adams and Ronald Jones, Carlton, Victoria 3053 Australia, Melbourne University Press, 2018, 318 pp., $44.99 paperback ...
  • Corpus approaches to discourse analysis: Persuasion strategies in a large corpus of #Covid19NZ Tweets

    Burnett, Jessie; Calude, Andreea S. (2021)
    Social media platforms afford a window into the fast-paced and ever-changing world of public opinion. The language used in such outlets allows us to interrogate strategies used for constructing different discourse perspectives. ...
  • Precariat Māori households today

    Rua, Mohi; Hodgetts, Darrin; Stolte, Ottilie Emma Elisabeth; King, Delta; Cochrane, William; Stubbs, Thomas; Karapu, Rolinda; Neha, Eddie; Chamberlain, Kerry; Te Whetu, Tiniwai; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia; Harr, Jarrod; Groot, Shiloh Ann Maree (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence, 2019)
    Aotearoa New Zealand is now the fifth most unequal economy in the OECD. To highlight the human cost of this situation, the concept of “the precariat” offers more informed and contextualised understandings of the situations ...
  • The Hospital Transfers Project: Supporting whanau engagement during hospitalisations

    Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Cormack, Donna; Brown, Rachel; Boulton, Anohia; Tangitu-Joseph, Makarita; Rata, Arama (Nga Pae o te Maramatanga, 2019)
    For Māori, as the Indigenous peoples of Aotearoa New Zealand, the care of those who are unwell has always been the concern of whānau (family) and community. Māori have established knowledge systems relating to health and ...
  • The role of social signals in segmenting observed actions in eighteen-month-old children.

    Kliesch, Christian; Parise, Eugenio; Reid, Vincent; Hoehl, Stefanie (WileyWiley, 2021)
    Learning about actions requires children to identify the boundaries of an action and its units. Whereas some action units are easily identified, parents can support children's action learning by adjusting the presentation ...
  • Initial report of the 2018 Census external data quality panel

    Bedford, Richard; Reid, Alison; Milne, Barry; Cormack, Donna; Cope, Ian; Cook, Len; Kukutai, Tahu; Lumley, Thomas (Stats NZ, 2019)
    One in six New Zealand residents did not complete a questionnaire for the 2018 New Zealand Census of Population and Dwellings. This was largely due to operational failures that made it difficult for a significant number ...
  • Maori and Pakeha at Te Aroha: the context: 2: Maori in Hauraki in the nineteenth century

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    After the arrival of Europeans, the Maori population of Hauraki suffered a rapid decline. Some rangatira opposed Pakeha ways, whereas others adopted these for their personal benefit. Keeping ‘the peace of Hauraki’ required ...
  • Denis Murphy: a miner and farmer in the Te Aroha district

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    After the death of his father, Denis Murphy and his family settled in New Zealand in 1865, moving to Thames once the goldfield opened, mining there for several years. At Thames he was a director of one mining company and ...
  • Edward Gallagher: a Te Aroha coach proprietor

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Edward Gallagher, who arrived in New Zealand at the age of two in 1844, fought as a cavalryman against Maori in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty. His subsequent career was primarily based around horses, having pioneer coaching ...
  • Education in the Te Aroha district in the nineteenth century

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Establishing a school at Te Aroha was delayed while the Education Board waited to see whether the settlement would become permanent. In the interim, temporary arrangements were made. Although some praised the building ...
  • Akuhata Koropango Lipsey

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    The eldest son of George and Ema Lipsey, Augie, as he was known, was most notable, and popular, as a sportsman. A good rugby player in his youth, he later became a keen golfer. As well, he owned and raced horses, an interest ...
  • Rewi Mokena: youngest son of Mokena Hou

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    The youngest child of Mokena Hou, Rewi Mokena moved from place to place when young, finally settling permanently at Te Aroha. Having received some education, he was fluent in English. Like the typical rangatira of the time, ...
  • Memories of who we are: A preliminary identification of autobiographical memory functions in recall of authentic and inauthentic events

    Sutton, Anna; Render, Jason (Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID), 2021)
    The story of who we are is central to our sense of authenticity and this story is constructed from our autobiographical memories. Yet we know surprisingly little about the functions that autobiographical memories of being ...
  • Private lives in the Te Aroha district, mostly in the nineteenth century

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    This paper is based mostly on gossip – deliberately so, for gossip can reveal details of the private lives of people who are otherwise lost to history. Usually it is not possible to identify them, but even if this is not ...
  • John Watson Walker: a leading mine manager

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    After successfully mining in Victoria, in 1869 John Watson Walker was invited to report on Thames mines, and subsequently was asked to stay on as a mine manager. Despite his high reputation as both a manager and company ...
  • James Gordon: a ‘useful all-round man’ at Te Aroha and elsewhere

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Some confusion over the early details of James Gordon’s life is unavoidable because his birth was not registered and there were several namesakes. Born to an Irish father and a Maori mother, after the latter reputedly ...
  • Current research involving LGBTQ people in Malaysia: A scoping review informed by a health equity lens

    Tan, Kyle K.H.; Lee, Kai Wei; Cheong, Zien Wei (Institute for Population and Social Research, 2021)
    In Malaysia, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people (collectively known as LGBTQ) are subjected to cisheterosexism that criminalizes, pathologizes, and marginalizes their identities. Given the relative ...
  • Planning the urban foodscape: Policy and regulation of urban agriculture in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Hanna, Christina Jane; Wallace, Philippa Jane (The Royal Society of New Zealand, 2021)
    Policy support for urban agriculture (UA) has increased internationally in the past decade, driven by factors such as urban decay, food insecurity, climate change and disasters, self-determination efforts and the Covid-19 ...
  • How the COVID-19 pandemic affects transgender health care - A cross-sectional online survey in 63 upper-middle-income and high-income countries

    Koehler, Andreas; Motmans, Joz; Alvarez, Leo Mulió; Azul, David; Badalyan, Karen; Basar, Koray; Dhejne, Cecilia; Duišin, Dragana; Brabski, Bartosz; Dufrasne, Aurore; Jokic-Begic, Natasa; Prunas, Antonio; Richards, Christina; Sabir, Kirill; Veale, Jaimie; Nieder, Tim Ole (2021)
    Background Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, access to medical care is restricted for nearly all non-acute conditions. Due to their status as a vulnerable social group and the inherent need for transition-related treatments, ...
  • John Mcsweeney: labourer, miner, farmer, publican

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    John McSweeney was important in the history of Te Aroha mining because he assisted Hone Werahiko in the latter’s initial prospecting of the mountain. During the Te Aroha rush he invested in some claims, and later invested ...

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