• The inter and intra-rater reliability of the Netball Movement Screening Tool

      Vanweerd, Rebecca (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Objective To establish the inter and intra rater reliability of the Netball Movement Screening Tool (NMST), for screening in a cohort of adolescent female netball players. Background Netball is one of the most popular ...
    • Inter-iwi sport can strengthen cultural identity for urban Māori

      Mato, Wiremu Tekehukehu (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      Inter-hapū (inter-subtribe) Māori (indigenous peoples of New Zealand) sports events, usually held within rural regions, attracts affiliates from all around Aotearoa/New Zealand for a chance to represent their hapū. Anecdotal ...
    • Interactive evolutionary computation in design applications for virtual worlds

      Kruse, Jan (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Modern films, games and virtual reality are highly dependent on convincing computer graphics. Models of high complexity are a requirement for the successful delivery of many animated scenes and environments. While workflows ...
    • Interesting Times

      Anderson, Alexander Drew (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Chinese Town is the thesis component for a Masters in Creative Writing project. It is accompanied by the exegesis Interesting Times. Chinese Town is a work of literary fiction set in rural New Zealand. Chinese Town begins ...
    • International student cultural experience: a case study of the Noho Marae Weekend

      Teh, Irene (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This exploratory study attempts to understand the outcomes of a New Zealand university programme designed to introduce newly enrolled international students to Māori culture. Informed by current knowledge on international ...
    • International students' expectations of a twelve week IELTS Preparation Course

      Bailey, Isobel (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) English proficiency test has been the focus of increasing research since its inception in 1989. While research has contributed to a better understanding of test ...
    • Interplay - a visual exploration of the processes of individuation

      Gorst, Beth Jo-Ann (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This project is an exploration, through art making processes, of a relationship between the interpretation of symbols and the interpretation of everyday life experiences, with a view to evolving a metaphorical visual ...
    • Interpreting and Animating the Tāwhaki Myth Cycle in a Video Game

      Waetford, Isaac (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This exegesis explores the ways in which the Tāwhaki myths may be interpreted in a video game. The Tāwhaki myths were chosen because of their relative obscurity in the modern era (Mead, 1996). I examine three possible ways ...
    • An Intervening Opportunity – An Architecture in Solidarity With Non-human Others

      Laverty, Ilycia Nicol (Auckland University of Technology, 2022)
      An Intervening Opportunity: An architecture in solidarity with non-human others. As part of the Muddy Urbanism Lab, this thesis explores the potential of an architecture oriented to the more-than-human. It asks, “Is it ...
    • Interwoven Dress Cultures of New Zealand

      Ward, Junette (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      The aim of this thesis is to analyse, design and produce a trans-seasonal daywear collection of women's contemporary fashion garments that reflect aspects of Aotearoa. Specific influence has been drawn from an investigation ...
    • Intimate Displacements: Peripatetic Cartographies Across Tāmaki Isthmus

      Ellah, Xavier (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Every day, humans move through the urban fabric we collectively create, however the city also moves us. In a series of six day-long walks, I have performed sections across the everyday life of the city, creating an ...
    • Intimate Partner Violence: A Case Study of Samoan Male Perceptions of IPV in New Zealand

      Puni, Eti (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is an increasing concern in New Zealand for Samoan families. Data has shown that Pasefika people are overrepresented in both statistics for violent crimes and family violence (Ministry of ...
    • Intrepid Journey – A Perspective on the Changing Role of Pacific Islanders in New Zealand

      Taumuafono, Judith (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This thesis traces the changing role of Pacific Islanders in New Zealand society from their migration in large numbers in the 1960s through to the current year. It explores the way in which Pacific people have been represented ...
    • Introspective Fieldworks; the Everyday in Flux

      Dias, Brunelle (Auckland University of Technology, 2021)
      My practice-led research visually explores the fluctuating nature of my everyday through figurative painting. It was activated from a desire to connect to my everyday environment, its conditions, objects, and relationships ...
    • Intuition in a small interior domestic space

      Lee, HueyMing (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This practice-led research project explores the potential of paper as a medium to communicate complex ideas and emotions. Through this exploration I will employ the notion of water as a conceptual lens through which I will ...
    • An intuitive confession: revealing pain through the self-portrait

      Dempster, Andrew Mitchell (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This project explores experiences of personal pain and sensory visual disturbance through digital photography. It utilises the confession and self-portrait photography to investigate taking personal perceptions of internal ...
    • Inumia ngā wai o Horotiu: he pūmanawa tautono hangarau mō Ngā Wai o Horotiu Marae

      Grace, Aini Te Kairongohia (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Ko te pūtake o tēnei rangahau, he wānanga i ngā kōrero mō te kaupapa nei, arā, ko te tahuritanga o ngā kōrero, o ngā tikanga Māori kia noho hei rauemi hangarau. Kua roa rawa te wā e noho tahi ana a Ngāi Māori ...
    • Investigating anticipated conventions of wearable devices as a mainstream technology

      Martin, Matthew James Michael (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Conventional uses of technology are capable of influencing the direction technology advances in a society. They are constructed from the collective knowledge and cultural behaviours which users adopt. What manifests from ...
    • Investigating Culturally Responsive Practices: Perceptions and Experiences of Secondary School Middle Leaders

      Morgan, Leigh (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      The aim of this research was to critically examine the perceptions and understandings of culturally responsive practices carried out by secondary school middle leaders in low decile, multi-ethnic school settings in New ...
    • Investigating employee-customer identification and its determinants and outcomes in the hospitality industry

      Zhu, Jiang (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Although a plethora of research has examined social identification theory from employee and organisation perspectives, such as work group, department or organisation, little is known regarding employees’ relational ...