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  • Geddes, William Harold (Victoria University of Wellington, 1975)
    Tabiteuea Atoll is in that unhappy position shared by so many of the 'under-developed' areas of the world where many of the social and political forms of the past have been lost or seriously weakened and no clear alternatives ...
  • Hickling, Lauren (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    "The pleasure of dining radiates outward from the alimentary tract to encompass impressions of the food, table, room and the larger context… the cuisine and place conspire to intensify sensual experience, to consolidate ...
  • Foster, Angela (Victoria University of Wellington, 1999)
    The initial focus for this report was to investigate the detail as the ornament in current architectural works. However, in order to achieve this I found myself investigating the discourse surrounding ornamentation. ...
  • Cook, Tim Patrick (Victoria University of Wellington, 2012)
    The perceived dichotomy between the industrial and the ecological or amenity has led to a loss or misperception of identity and value of industrial landscapes. Conventional industrial precinct greening moves or the design ...
  • Fromson-Aasen, Gail Lynne (Victoria University of Wellington, 1997)
    Using the architecture and textiles of the Tai Lue of Lanna Tai, Thailand and their cultural counterparts, the Dai Lue of Xishuangbanna, Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, Peoples Republic of China, this thesis ...
  • Kwan, Wong Mei (Victoria University of Wellington, 1995)
    Taiwan's international profile has increased dramatically in recent years, both economically and politically. Economically, as one of the world's most dynamic economies, it now has the world's second largest foreign reserves ...
  • Barnett, Cassandra (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    A novel.
  • Lincoln, Laura Mary (2012)
    Upon one’s death, statute law is silent as to the disposal of the body. Ordinarily, New Zealand common law applies. However, when the deceased is of Māori descent, and has whānau who practice Māori burial custom, tension ...
  • Prebble, Simon Maynard (Victoria University of Wellington, 1999)
    This study explores the concept of risk in outdoor recreation. The methodology consists of a literature review and semi-structured, in-depth interviewing of five 'risk-takers'. Well-documented societal assumptions posit ...
  • Skilton, Joyce Elizabeth (Victoria University of Wellington, 1995)
    This research focuses on how women are represented as coaches in New Zealand sport. It addresses the perceived barriers that women face in entering into or progressing with coaching and identifies strategies for change. Much ...
  • Edwards, Jazmyn (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    The purpose of this research is to develop a cultural centre for Paraparaumu College that will aim to counter the number of students leaving school without any formal qualifications. The need for such a centre, with ...
  • Kawe, Rangitahi (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    Māori have always had a close relationship with their lands. During the time of conflict between Māori and Pākeha this relationship was strengthened through the changes made to the design of Māori fortifications or pā due ...
  • Bhana, Usha (Victoria University of Wellington, 2002)
    From the sixteenth century theorists have attempted to explain music's potential to represent emotions, characters, and situations. However, whether or not music can be used to 'tell' stories, and the process by which this ...
  • Overbye, Sinead (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    A collection of short stories.
  • Butler, Carly Winona (Victoria University of Wellington, 2007)
    This thesis is an ethnomethodological case study of a game described as' fairy club'. Fairy club was played by a group of six and seven year old children for entire lunchtime periods, and was audio-recorded over three days. ...
  • Zollner, Meta (Victoria University of Wellington, 1998)
    This essay is an attempt at explaining the peculiar notion of dressing animals and assigning them a range of other human attributes - a phenomenon termed anthropomotphism or humanisation. The vast majority of children's ...
  • Goulter, Sophie (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    As violence reignites in Israel and Palestine, prospects of attaining a sustainable peace agreement appear bleak. Youth engaging in collaborative peacemaking face increasing obstacles to demonstrate their agency. Through ...
  • North, Mari (Victoria University of Wellington, 2001)
    The aim of this research paper is to interview original tenants of the state housing scheme in Naenae. These residents had moved in to recently completed homes that were constructed between 1939 and 1945 as part of a new ...
  • Lawrence, Roger James (Victoria University of Wellington, 1984)
    This thesis is an exploration of the factors which give the tiny reef island of Tamana, in what is today the nation of Kiribati, its particular character. The research falls into three main sections. The first reviews the ...
  • Perinpanayagam, Anushka (2008)
    Since the island nation of Sri Lanka attained independence in 1948, it has experienced periods of civil unrest marked by riots and government implemented curfews. In the mid-1980s this agitation erupted into civil war ...

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