Welcome to Unitec Research Bank, our open research repository that includes research produced by students and staff while affiliated with Unitec. It is intended to facilitate scholarly communication and shared access to our research outputs.

  • Muddy waters 

    Sutherland, Briar (2016)
    Auckland is surrounded by one of the world’s most precious resources – water. But for decades we have treated our waterways and harbours with scant regard. We have turned our backs on our watery backyard, so that much of ...
  • Filling the blanks : a suburban opportunity for wellbeing 

    West, Ashley (2016)
    ‘Wellbeing’ is not the easiest subject to discuss. It is difficult to quantify, and even more difficult to offer a precise definition. We currently function in a society where our needs are justified and driven by financial ...
  • Arch + Alps 

    Moginie, Amelia (2016)
    The backcountry mountain hut is part of the fabric of New Zealand culture and history.These huts portray a beacon of shelter, a point to strive towards, a goal to reach - a new space, and to most, a personal challenge and ...
  • Mind mine : a memorial for Pike River Mine 

    Riley, Alexandra (2016)
    Pike River Mine exploded on the 19th November 2010 at 3:44pm, killing 29 of the 31 trapped in the mine. The decision was made not to reopen the mine and the bodies remain permanently entombed. This event became New ...
  • Short-term influence of a percussive soft-tissue technique on active weightbearing dorsiflexion and Achilles tendon excursion : a case series 

    Scott-Weekly, Demelza (2016)
    Background: Restriction of lower limb dorsiflexion has been associated with poor musculoskeletal outcomes. Impairment to soft tissue sliding of the tendo-Achilles region is one possible cause of decreased dorsiflexion. ...

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