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    • O le nu’u o le ao: Polynesian domestic archetypes in Auckland 

      Milbank, Anne (2011)
      This project starts with the assumption based on personal experience, that Pacific Islanders often think differently to Pakeha New Zealanders. This leads to the question: Why do Polynesian families not quite fit into our ...
    • Obedience and accommodation in China 

      Wang, Dr Jenny; Hooper, Keith (2016-10)
      The paper sets out to show how the long-lasting disciplinary structure of Imperial China has left its legacy on the internal control systems of modern China  Such a structure when married to the disciplinary structure ...
    • Oblique inclinations : re-establishing the function of the oblique 

      Kuzma, Maria (2015)
      This research thesis explores the way architectural performance can be increased through the pleasure of moments on the oblique in an urban realm dominated by orthogonality and verticality. The thesis analyses and explores ...
    • Observer reliability assessing ‘threshold levels’ in color Doppler imaging of vibration of the sacroiliac joint video clips 

      Crossley, James (2011)
      The concept of sacroiliac joint (SIJ) motion dysfunction is an area of contention in manual therapy. Manual methods of assessing the SIJ have been constrained by poor reliability and a lack of an agreed ‘gold standard’. ...
    • Obstetric sonography in Fiji: A review of the current practice at an urban public hospital 

      Kumar, Sanjalesh (2008)
      This research employed a case study approach positioned in an interpretive paradigm to investigate the current obstetric sonography practice at an urban public hospital in Fiji. The primary aims of this research were ...
    • Occupants’ health and their living conditions of remote indigenous communities in New Zealand 

      Su, Bin; Wu, Lian (MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2020-11-11)
      The New Zealand Ministry of Health reported that respiratory disease affects 700,000 people, annually costs New Zealand NZ$7.05 billion, and is the third-highest cause of death. The hospitalisation rate for asthma of Maori ...
    • Occupying the edge : Christchurch urban housing 

      Cookson, Gemma (2013)
      The February 2011 Christchurch earthquake caused loss of life and widespread damage, especially in the central city and poorer eastern suburbs. Architects and urban planners have been working with the council over the ...
    • Oceanic architecture 

      Austin, Michael (New Zealand Institute of Architects, 2014)
      From the whare to modernism, Dr Mike Austin explores the history, ideas and forms of Pacific architecture. OUTLINE: A storehouse in a storehouse Pacific pavilions Fundamentals Modernism Footnotes EXTRACT: PACIFIC ...
    • OECD/CERI Formative assessment project background report : New Zealand 

      Benseman, John (2008)
      While there had been a community-based adult literacy movement active in New Zealand since the late 1970s (Hill, 1990), the sector’s provision and political presence was marginal at best. Its advocates struggled to establish ...
    • Off-shore and out of reach : student voice in pre-departure EAP pedagogies 

      Widin, J.; Malthus, Caroline (Language Education in Asia (LEiA), 2017)
      This paper explores the complexities of developing and delivering English for Academic Purposes (EAP) pre-departure programs. We reflect on experiences of co-teaching in a Lao PDR based program for students planning to ...
    • Old and New Media in the Pacific Islands : synergies, challenges and potential 

      Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Cass, Philip; Matbob, Patrick (2016-07)
      The Pacific Islands region contains very diverse geographic, socio-cultural, political and communication ecologies. Each country has its own unique challenges and opportunities related to communication flows, systems and ...
    • The old North Shore. A heritage walkway: Rahopara Pa to Campbells Bay beach 

      Woodruffe, Paul; Henderson, Ian; Corbet, Rob (2011)
      There are many interesting heritage sites and buildings within what used to be called North Shore City, most of these are protected, documented, valued by the local residents and enjoyed as a destination by visitors. What ...
    • On Erlang capacity of CDMA systems 

      Kolahi, Samad (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003-12-01)
      In this paper, the Erlang capacity of mobile protocols such as FDMA (Frequency Division Multiple Access), TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access), and CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) systems are compared assuming perfect ...
    • On New Urbanism in Auckland: A study in the integration of New Urbanist principles within the context Auckland's outer suburbs 

      Taak, Tarunpal Singh (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can design principles of New Urbanism be used to create a mixed-use urban development in Auckland’s growing suburbs? ABSTRACT: The city of Auckland has seen rapid growth in recent years. This ...
    • ‘On the edge of a whirlpool’: Living with a fear of needle procedures 

      Matthews, Shona (2011)
      This study explores the lived experience of needle phobia through individual interviews with five participants. The understanding and experience of three medical imaging nurses carrying out procedures on patients with ...
    • On the stochastic modeling and analysis of FxLMS adaptation algorithm 

      Ardekani, Iman; Abdulla, W. H. (The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2013)
      This study represents a stochastic model for the adaptation process performed on adaptive control systems by the filtered-x least-mean-square (FxLMS) algorithm. The main distinction of this model is that it is derived ...
    • On-chip peripheral control of ultra-compact spectrometer 

      Look, Morgan; Holmes, Wayne; Sihu, D.; Lai, Anthony (2020-10-09)
      Spectrometers are found in applications where substances are classified through analysis of relative light reflection, transmission or fluorescence, commonly used in food, medicine and lighting applications. The Hamamatsu ...
    • One degree to rule them all : responding to the opportunity of Te Pukenga 

      Ayling, Diana; Hebblethwaite, Denisa; Kearns, Nick (2020-12-07)
      Productivity and performance Management capabilities A Business degree for the ITP sector Productivity in Aotearoa –New Zealand Factors contributing to low productivity People management is our weakness (2010 global ...
    • One every 55 minutes 

      Kachhia, Manisha (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How might Architecture help address the poor mental health of many students in India by looking to the historical tradition of an Ashram as a holistic space of self-reflection and healing? ABSTRA ...
    • One man's campaign in the Inner City News : Bruce Hucker (1970 - 1990) 

      Haigh, David (Sociological Association of Aotearoa/New Zealand (SAANZ), 2015)
      Bruce Hucker wrote a weekly article for the Inner City News between 1979 and 1990. Hucker took issue with Auckland City Council on many issues and accused the Citizens and Ratepayers group that ran council of being nothing ...

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