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  • Australian snow tourist's perceptions of climate change: Implications for the Queenstown Lakes region of New Zealand 

    Hopkins, Debbie; Becken, Susanne; Hendrikx, Jordy
    This qualitative research has emerged from the sustained discussion of the future of winter alpine tourism in the Australasian context. The ski industries of Australia and New Zealand are intertwined, with research requiring ...
  • Beginning a conversation: writing a history about Mangaia 

    Reilly, Michael
    Imagine the following scene: Rarotonga International Airport, the date 26 April 1988. A young Pacific historian is standing in front of a weighing machine at the domestic check in. About to place his bags on the tray, he ...
  • Beyond consultation: Getting good outcomes for everyone in cross-cultural resource consent practice 

    Kanawa, Lisa; Stephenson, Janet; O'Brien, Marg
    When the Resource Management Act (RMA) was introduced in 1991 it brought in new requirements for the consideration of Māori knowledge and values. Nearly 20 years on, consultation with Māori has become a normal part of the ...
  • Cooking with Gas: Māori and the coming energy transition 

    Ruckstuhl, Katharina
    This paper presents an Indigenous and Māori perspective about the need for urgent energy transitions by examining three areas: • Climate change transition, which I define as an energy transition to a largely non-fossil-fuel ...
  • Energy Cultures: A framework for interdisciplinary research 

    Stephenson, Janet; Lawson, Rob; Carrington, Gerry; Barton, Barry; Thorsnes, Paul
    The Energy Cultures framework aims to assist in understanding the factors that influence energy consumption behaviour, and to help identify opportunities for behaviour change. Building on a history of attempts to offer ...
  • Generic vector-agents 

    Hammam, Yasser; Moore, Antoni; Whigham, Peter A; Freeman, Claire
    The work reported here has been motivated by the need for a generic spatial model to overcome the limitations of Cellular Automata (CA) regarding the rigid square-cell structure and limited neighbourhood configurations. A ...
  • He Kura Māori, he Kura Hāhi 

    Matthews, Nathan
    Church initiated and operated Māori secondary boarding schools have existed in Aotearoa in various forms since the arrival of the missionaries in the early 19th century. Unfortunately, these schools have contributed to the ...
  • Irregular vector-agent based simulation for land-use modelling 

    Hammam, Yasser; Moore, Antoni; Whigham, Peter A; Freeman, Claire
    Urban structures exhibit complex patterns made of heterogeneous and irregular objects. Few works in the computational urban modelling literature have considered and examined the real geometric boundary of the city’s objects. ...
  • The Mobility Preferences of Generation Y: Transitioning Towards a Sustainable Transport System? 

    Hopkins, Debbie
    The 21st Century is on the move. The automobile is one of late modernity’s most highly recognisable and contested artefacts and the hegemonic class of contemporary everyday mobility in most industrialised countries. This ...
  • Ngā Pūrongo o ia Tari Māori: Reflections on research, teaching, and other developments in Te Tumu 

    Reilly, Michael
    At the inaugural Te Kāhui Kura Māori conference held at Waikato University in 2007 I reviewed our present School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies at Otago University since the establishment of a Māori Studies ...
  • Ngā Tari Māori ki te Ao: Māori Studies in the World 

    Reilly, Michael
    Tēnā koutou katoa. Tangi kē. I wish to thank the organisers for allowing me to speak here today. I should point out that I am substituting for my colleague, Dr Brendan Hokowhitu, who was not able to attend. Obviously ...
  • Nitrogen species distribution in the Taieri Plain aquifer, New Zealand 

    Kensington, Christopher; Richards, Katrina; Murray, Dave; Peake, Barrie
    Nitrogen contamination of drinking water has been linked to health risks including ‘blue baby syndrome’. In New Zealand, up to 51% of people use at least some groundwater for drinking, and there is growing concern that the ...
  • Pacific Island women, body image and sport 

    Schaaf, Michelle R
    This article analyses the representation of Pacific women from an Orientalist theoretical framework. The analysis traces prominent representations of Pacific women within early colonial and Christian discourses, and dominant ...
  • Parliament, the Courts and the NZBORA: The Cases of Aid in Dying and Prisoner Voting 

    Geddis, Andrew
    The New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 (NZBORA) retains Parliament’s sovereign power to make law. However, beyond that important point, much of the debate around the NZBORA’s meaning for the legislature and judiciary’s ...
  • Poia atu / mai (?) taku poi – The Polynesian Origins of Poi 

    Paringatai, Karyn
    Poi is recognised around the world as a performance item unique to Māori. The word poi refers to a Māori dance or game performed with a ball-like object, to which a cord of varying length is attached. Poi refers to both ...
  • Reflections: Te Kura Unua 2006 

    Reilly, Michael
    These reflections are mere fragments of words and phrases that caught my attention listening to the wānanga (seminar) that has been going on over the last three or four days. These kōrerorero (discussions) are themselves ...
  • The Right to Be Forgotten 

    Liddicoat, Joy
    This paper outlines the concept of the ‘right to be forgotten’ and critically analyses its implications for New Zealand. The author discusses the origin of the concept in the Court of Justice of the European Union ruling ...
  • Social perceptions of climate change in Queenstown's ski industry: a framework of contextual vulnerability 

    Hopkins, Debbie
    The tourism industry both contributes to – and is affected by climate change. Many tourism sub-sectors rely on the local climate as a key element to their tourism offering, non less that the ski industry. As a result of ...
  • The storage and reconstruction of polygon boundaries using circles 

    Moore, Antoni; Mason, Chris; Whigham, Peter A; Thompson-Fawcett, Michelle
    This paper investigates the accuracy of using circles to store polygon boundaries. Can a series of xy points be accurately replaced by a smaller array of variably-sized circles used in a non space filling sense to approximate ...
  • Towards topoclimate maps of frost and frost risk for Southland, New Zealand 

    Richards, Katrina; Baumgarten, Mandy
    The spatial distribution of radiation frosts is closely associated with topographic patterns, and this link makes frost an obvious candidate for topoclimate mapping. There are several potential approaches involving field ...