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  • Animal Welfare in New Zealand: Oversight, Compliance and Enforcement 

    Rodriguez Ferrere, Marcelo; King, Mike; Larsen, Levi Mros
  • Christian Faith and Family Violence: A Report for Samoan communities in New Zealand 

    Ah Siu-Maliko, Mercy
    Domestic violence is a serious social problem in Samoan communities. Some studies have suggested that nearly half of Samoan women have been subject to abuse by intimate partners or parents. The increase in cases of domestic ...
  • Church Responses to Gender-Based Violence Against Women in Samoa 

    Ah Siu-Maliko, Mercy; Beres, Melanie; Blyth, Caroline; Boodoosingh, Ramona; Patterson, Tess; Tombs, David
    This is a research report from a New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research Project (August 2017-December 2018), which was conducted as a partnership between Piula Theological College, National University of Samoa, University ...
  • Communities and Climate Change cartoon 

    Stephenson, Janet
    Some low-lying communities in Aotearoa New Zealand are already being affected by increased flooding, coastal erosion and higher water levels. Over time, more communities will be affected and the impacts will worsen. But ...
  • Community Development for Adaptation 

    Stephenson, Janet; Barber, Josh; Barth, Jule; Bond, Sophie; Diprose, Gradon; Heyd, Charlotta; Kirk, Nick; Laurie-Fendall, Rachael; Orchiston, Caroline; Saunders, Wendy; Simon, Katy; Thomas, Amanda; Vincent, Nicolle
    Council-community engagement for a climate-impacted future – research brief. Many of New Zealand’s urban settlements are likely to be impacted by climate-induced hazards such as coastal erosion, flooding and rising ...
  • The Cookbook: A discussion on the process, pitfalls and successes of hacking an open textbook 

    Pearson, Erika
    This document represents the process and reflections on the creation and curation of an open source 'texthack' for a media studies textbook for students in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific. This document is provided ...
  • Crucifixion and Sexual Abuse 

    Tombs, David
    This article draws on Latin American liberation hermeneutics to read the Gospel narratives of crucifixion in light of Latin American torture reports. The torture practices used by authoritarian regimes in Latin America in ...
  • Crucifixión, terrorismo de Estado y abuso sexual: Texto y Contexto 

    David, Tombs
    [From English version] A key principle in the work of Latin American liberation theologians has been a willingness to take their Latin American social context seriously as an aid for understanding biblical texts. This paper ...
  • Dunedin Energy Study 2016/2017 

    Fitzgerald, Warren
    The Dunedin Energy Study is a joint research project between the Dunedin City Council (DCC) and the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Otago. The study takes stock of, and analyses energy inputs into the city ...
  • Energy Cultures Policy Briefs 

    Stephenson, J; Barton, B; Carrington, G; Hopkins, D; Lavelle, M.J; Lawson, R; Rees, D; Scott, M; Thorsnes, P; Walton, S; Wooliscroft, B
    Launched in 2012, the Energy Cultures Project is led by the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Otago and aims to develop knowledge and tools to achieve a sustainable energy transition across New Zealand. The ...
  • Energy Transitions: Lighting in Vanuatu 

    Walton, Sara; Doering, Adam; Gabriel, Cle-Anne; Ford, Rebecca
    Lighting Vanuatu began in 2010 as a two-year project funded through The Australian Aid - Governance for Growth Programme. The primary objective of the project was to increase access of portable solar lanterns for rural ...
  • Entrepreneurial Actors in Transport Systems. An Energy Cultures Perspective 

    Walton, Sara; Hyde, Abbe; Patel, Vibhuti
    Moving to a low carbon economy in New Zealand requires a considerable shift in the current transport system as a whole (Carrington et al, 2014). Indeed, the New Zealand transportation system in has a number of key issues ...
  • Escuchando a sobrevivientes masculinos de abuso sexual en la Iglesia 

    Figueroa Alvear, Rocío; Tombs, David
    Este proyecto busca dar voz a las víctimas masculinas de abuso sexual mediante entrevistas con ocho jóvenes que estuvieron vinculados con el movimiento Sodalicio del Perú. El objetivo de esta investigación es explorar el ...
  • Fa'atuatuaga Kerisiano ma Sauaga i totonu o Aiga: Ripoti mo Tagata Lautele o Samoa i Niusila 

    Ah Sir-Maliko, Mercy
    Domestic violence is a serious social problem in Samoan communities. Some studies have suggested that nearly half of Samoan women have been subject to abuse by intimate partners or parents. The increase in cases of domestic ...
  • First findings from phase one of the Child Welfare Decision-Making Variability Project: Research briefing paper. 

    Keddell, Emily; Hyslop, Ian
    Decision variability,that is,different decision outcomes when levels of harm are similar is a problem common to many child protection systems. The causes are many and varied: the expectation of the child protection system ...
  • “I’m in two minds about it” : decision variability in child protection 

    Keddell, Emily; Hyslop, Ian
    Decisions in the child protection context take place in a complex environment influenced by individual decision-makers, institutional resources and practices,demographic inequalities, and family responses. While some ...
  • Listening to Male Survivors of Church Sexual Abuse 

    Figueroa Alvear, Rocío; Tombs, David
    This project seeks to give voice to male victims of sexual abuse through interviews with eight young men involved with the Sodalicio movement in Peru. The aim of this research is to explore the impact of church-related ...
  • Local Authorities and Community Engagement on Climate Change Adaptation 

    Barth, Jule; Bond, Sophie; Vincent, Nicolle
    This report explores how regional and territorial authorities in Aotearoa New Zealand currently understand their role in climate adaptation, to what extent they are currently fulfilling that role, and how they engage with ...
  • Modelling Transport Transitions In New Zealand, Reference Guide for Model Version 1.0 

    Rees, David
    This is a reference guide for the “Modelling Transport Transitions” System Dynamics (SD) model, providing a detailed presentation of the model. Version 1.0 is not a fully validated model and it’s outputs at this stage are ...
  • The New Zealand Legal Services Mapping Project: Finding Free and Low-Cost Legal Services Pilot Report 

    Stewart, Kayla; Toy-Cronin, Bridgette
    Most lawyers charge on an hourly basis and the average charge-out rate in 2016 was $292.70 (excluding GST and disbursements). This puts private lawyers out of reach for many New Zealanders whose median weekly earnings in ...