• Cultural components of early childhood teacher education programmes: Reflection for lecturers

      Afrin, Tahera (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Early childhood teacher education programmes are offered by Tertiary Education Organisations (TEOs) where teaching-learning takes place between the student teachers and lecturers. Cultural components, in this study, are ...
    • Cultural value in packaging design

      Yu, Na (Auckland University of Technology, 2005)
      New Zealand is currently in the process of transforming itself from a commodity-producing nation to one that harnesses innovation, imagination and creativity as key drivers for economic competitiveness. Businesses are being ...
    • Cultural wellbeing and the Local Government Act 2002: a Hamilton case study

      Choudharey, Ruth Indira (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      Influenced by the global phenomenon of the third way paradigm, the reform of the New Zealand Local Government Act 2002 (LGA 2002) marked significant changes for local authorities. Under this Act, local authorities were ...
    • Culturally Responsive Leadership in Aotearoa New Zealand Secondary Schools

      Williams, Nicholas (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      At the heart of leadership in Aotearoa New Zealand schools is a focus on how everyone can work together to improve educational and social outcomes for all young people (Ministry of Education, 2008). To actualise this ...
    • Culturing Undaria Pinnatifida Gametophytes

      Mandrekar, Pushkar (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Undaria pinnatifida is a species of brown laminarian seaweed, primarily found in its native habitat, in the temperate waters of East Asia. The seaweed was accidentally introduced to New Zealand in the late 1980’s and since ...
    • A Curious Greed

      Free, Ian Laing (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This volume contains an Exegesis and a Creative Thesis, in this order. The Exegesis is an academic essay on the process used to produce the Thesis, which is a memoir. The memoir had its origin in a desire to explore the ...
    • Currency Recognition Using Deep Learning

      Zhang, Qian (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Currency is an indispensable part of our daily life. However, how to identify true and fake currencies has become the most important issue at present. If we use a computer for currency recognition, it will greatly improve ...
    • The Cut: refiguring traditional Chinese paper-cutting

      Fey, Cheng-yi (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This research investigates the possibilities of refiguring the traditional art form of Chinese paper-cutting through the concept of kitsch in a contemporary setting. This project aims to expand the creative scope of ...
    • Cute Visions: Designing an Interplay Between Traditional Chinese Auspicious Patterns and Japanese Kawaii Cuteness

      Ouyang, Yuwei (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Chinese traditional auspicious patterns are an important part of Chinese auspicious culture. The patterns are associated with Chinese auspicious blessings and each has a rich background of auspicious meanings and symbolic ...
    • CuWITH: a curiosity driven robot for office environmental security

      Gordon, Sean William (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      The protection of assets is an important part of daily life. Currently this is done using a combination of passive security cameras and security officers actively patrolling the premises. However, security officers, being ...
    • D5

      Simeti, Clinton (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      D5 is a 3D animation set in a virtual world occupied by the central character, “Ben_1167”, a digital copy of a person created from databased information involved in the application and subsequent use of a credit card. The ...
    • Dance and Stillness: A Phenomenological Hermeneutic Inquiry Into the Experience of Stillness: Presented Through the Medium of Dance Performance and Written Exegesis

      De Leon, Jennifer (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This thesis explores the subject of stillness: specifically the stillness that occurs in the midst of movement, turbulence or chaos. It is found in the midst of movement and can also be conceived as that which frames, or ...
    • Dance costumes: A new perception

      Fadhli, Bambi (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      This thesis of practice based research is divided into 80% practical work presented in a theatrical atmosphere and 20% exegesis. It examines contemporary dance costumes from a new perception. The work revolves around an ...
    • Darkness and Haven

      Tran, Nam (Auckland University of Technology, 2021)
      Despite being a common illness, the stigma against depression is still widespread and a common barrier for people to receive appropriate medical help. This is not helped by the representation of depression in popular media ...
    • Darkness Underneath

      Pitigaisorn, Panisa (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Darkness Underneath is an exegesis accompanying my creative thesis, Darkness Within, a young adult novel about a group of people going through major life changes following the death of Violet, a young woman who committed ...
    • Data and Process Modelling: Investigating the Gap Between Education and Industry Expectations in New Zealand

      Taneja, Vandana (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      System Analysis and Design is a core course that is normally taught in the second year of the undergraduate Information System/Information Technology/Computing curriculum. It is an essential course that prepares students ...
    • Data as Currency: Consumer Vs. Marketer Insights into the Value of Private Data

      Xu, Chao (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Data is one of the most powerful resources in the digital world. Marketers and businesses such as mobile application platforms could not provide their services without utilizing the consumer, geographic, and usage data ...
    • Data format for RFID Data using a Data-on-Tag approach

      Pais, Sarita (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      RFID tags can store more than just a tag ID. Data on an RFID tag can be updated through local processing. This is in contrast to the EPC global standard of data-on-network. In order to illustrate this concept of data-on-tag, ...
    • Data mining log file streams for the detection of anomalies

      Green, Brian (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Log files play an important part in the day to day running of many systems and services, allowing administrators and other users to gain insights into operational, performance or even security issues but it is now impractical ...
    • A Daunting Journey: Accessing a Lead Maternity Care Midwife

      Priday, Adrienne Desley (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      One outcome measure of quality maternity care is the rate of stillbirth and neonatal death. To enhance health outcomes for women and babies in New Zealand, the Ministry of Health and the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality ...