Recent Submissions

  • Te whānau Pā Harakeke: An indigenous artform of community intervention 

    White, Tanya; Tan, Leon (2022-10)
    Raranga and tikanga Pā Harakeke emerge from a worldview in which “the universe is woven” Tikanga Pā Harakeke: a methodology for wellbeing and sustainability Raranga whakakura: whakapapa is the connecting bond Socially ...
  • A changing face for island festivals: A case study from Waiheke Island 

    Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Stansfield, John (2019)
    "Islandness" Island communicative ecology Festival features Benefits - constraints Waiheke snapshot Waiheke Island festival categories Waiheke Island festivals - benefits 3 case studies Island restival reclamation Scult ...
  • Impacts of migration on Pacific diaspora communities in New Zealand and on the island countries of Samoa, Niue and Tonga 

    Bentley-Gray, Daisy; Aleke Fa'avae, Ioane; Taumoepeau, Venusi (2021-11-27)
    • Migration • Pacific diaspora in NZ • Impact of migration on diaspora in NZ • MIRAB economies • Narratives of migration
  • Gentification: Change and Glen Eden 

    Kenkel, David (2021-10)
    Housing New Zealand What is gentrification? Gentrification can not be stopped but can be managed Lessons learned on how to manage gentrification Immigration and aging Live-ability and housing type Intensification is ...
  • Pursuing community development and resistance to oppression: Rainbow communities in Uganda 

    Matthewson, Peter (2021-10)
    Life for rainbow (LGBTQIA+) people and communities in a number of countries in Africa is harsh and repressive, with discriminatory and oppressive laws and penal codes, and high levels of homophobia in communities. For ...
  • The transnational matai and the foreign homeland : does the Toloa still return to the water? 

    Tominiko, Falaniko; Anae, M.; Fetui, V.; Lima, I. (2016)
    The matai and the fanua are explicitly interconnected. The matai not only get their mandate to rule from their aiga, but also from the land to which their aiga and title belong. At the bestowal of their matai title, the ...
  • First contact : first impressions 

    Martin, Cheryll; Akhter, Selina (2015-02)
    The research: Explores strengths, barriers and areas for development of volunteer recruitment processes of NGOs. Identify effective processes to build the capacity of NGOs to better place and engage with volunteers VA ...
  • Religion and community development : working with African Communities 

    Ayallo, Irene (2015-02)
    In this paper, I discuss the potential role of religion as an agent of community development with African communities. I hope to offer a greater clarity of the relationship between religion, personal wellbeing and social ...
  • Whaea Betty Wark : celebrated community worker and activist 

    Connor, Helene (2015-02)
    Betty Wark became involved in Māori activism during the late 1960s, with the emergence of the Māori Renaissance, a period of rebirth of indigenous power, language, culture and identity where issues such as Māori land ...
  • Waste a resource for communities 

    Stansfield, John (2014)
    Waiheke County recycling Compulsory amalgamation to ACC End of recycling Beginning of resistance The Wananga on waste
  • Resilient Leadership Amidst Complexity 

    Malcolm, Margy-Jean (Australia New Zealand Third Sector Research, 2014)
    Amidst more than two decades of a discourse calling for third sector organisations to be more ‘business- like’ (Tennant, 2007), there has been relatively little research about the strengths of being ‘nonprofit-like’ (Dym ...
  • Community Leadership as Learning 

    Malcolm, Margy-Jean; Rivers, Mary-Jane (International Association of Community Development, 2014)
    Inspiring Communities has been working to support and enable locally-led change through creating conditions for leadership and learning, since 2008. Inspiring Communities was born when 30 people in Aotearoa New Zealand ...
  • How can Independent Learning Centres mediate language learning and communication? 

    Hobbs, Moira; Dofs, Kerstin (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages New Zealand, 2010-10)
    Self-Access Centres (SACs) and Independent Learning Centres (ILCs) have been an integral part of many tertiary language schools around the world for several years. However, recently there have been restructurings, new ...
  • Raising the bar on self-access centre learning support 

    Dofs, Kerstin; Hobbs, Moira (ATLAANZ, 2010-01-01)
    Tertiary Learning Advisors reflect on their ‘good practice’ through three key terms: utilisation, effectiveness and individual student support. We ask ourselves: Are the facilities and the advisory service support structures ...
  • The changing face of local egovernment in New Zealand 

    Fielden, Kay; Malcolm, Pam (2010)
    In New Zealand, there is a national digital strategy with targets for 2010 in place set by the State Services Commission. In this paper, the extent to which e-participation targets have been met by local governments in ...