• Adapation, accretion and architecture : a proposal for the island of Funafuti 

      Pearce, Jordan (2013)
      The climate is shifting and this shift brings with it a number of effects. Perhaps the most devastating of these effects is sea level rise and its impact on low-lying island nations. One of these nations: Tuvalu, may have ...
    • The adaptation and implementation of lean production in the New Zealand construction industry 

      Sadler, Luke (2011)
      Japanese manufacturers and in particular Toyota in the 1990s have had large amounts of success in the car manufacturing industry. This success has been directly attributed to a set of management tools and methods put in ...
    • The adaptation of intentional immigrant entrepreneurs : a case study 

      Cruickshank, Prue; Dupuis, Ann (Centre for Strategic and International Entrepreneurship (Krakow, Poland), 2015-09-15)
      Objective: This paper describes the experiences of a group of intentional immigrant entrepreneurs (IIEs) who have successfully set up a business within three years of arrival in a new country. It shows how various forms ...
    • The adaptation of Islamic culture in a western society: “Building a contemporary mosque in Auckland” 

      Rashid, Maysum (2011)
      Though it is from the East that the sun rises, showing itself bold and bright without a veil, it burns and blazes with inward fire only when it escapes from the shackles of east and west..."(3) - Muhammad Iqbal The ...
    • Adaptive active control of free space acoustic noise 

      Ardekani, Iman; Abdulla, Waleed H. (Published by the Acoustical Society of America through the American Institute of Physics, 2013)
      This paper concerns adaptive active control of acoustic noise in free space. Conventional adaptive active noise control algorithms are efficient in acoustic ducts or headphones; however, they are very sensitive when being ...
    • Adaptive background modeling for land and water composition scenes 

      Zhao, Jing; Pang, Shaoning; Hartill, Bruce; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP), 2015-09)
      In the context of maritime boat ramps surveillance, this paper proposes an Adaptive Background Modeling method for Land and Water composition scenes (ABM-lw) to interpret the traffic of boats passing across boat ramps. We ...
    • Adaptive document image skew estimation 

      Rezaei, S.B.; Shanbehzadeh, J.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (International Association of Engineers (IAENG), 2017-03)
      The skew of the scanned document image is inevitable, and its correction improves the performance of document recognition systems. Skew specifies the text lines deviation from the horizontal or vertical axes. To date, skew ...
    • Adaptive reuse of industrial buildings in a new precinct in Auckland’s CBD 

      Kiroff, Lydia; Tan, Xiaotian (Global Science and Technology Forum, 2015-10-05)
      The conversion of former industrial buildings and identifying heritage as a commodity has become a pervasive trend, especially over the last decade. Adaptive re-use of old industrial buildings is often seen as an alternative ...
    • Additional lichen records from New Zealand 49. Pertusaria puffina A.W.Archer & Elix 

      Er, Orhan A.H.; Reynolds, Chris L.; Blanchon, Dan (Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS), 2015-07)
      Pertusaria puffina A.W.Archer & Elix is reported for the first time from New Zealand.
    • Additional lichen records from New Zealand 50 

      Marshall, A. J.; Blanchon, Dan (Department of the Environment and Energy, Australia, 2017-01)
      Pertusaria endoxantha Vain. is reported for the first time from New Zealand. Pertusaria endoxantha Vain. was first collected by G.F. Scott-Elliot in 1893–1894 from the Rwenzori mountain range of Uganda, then subsequently ...
    • Additions to the liverwort flora of the Kermadec Islands, New Zealand Botanical Region 

      Braggins, J.E.; Renner, M.A.M.; de Lange, Peter (National Herbarium of New South Wales, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust., 2014-08-25)
      Five liverwort species are reported for the first time from the New Zealand Botanical Region, all from Raoul Island in the Kermadec Islands group: Ceratolejeunea belangeriana, Notoscyphus lutescens ...
    • Addressing the communication needs of a developing nation: A journalism education case study from Divine Word University 

      McManus, Michael; Papoutsaki, Evangelia (2004-01-01)
      This paper discusses how journalism education can best address the information needs of a developing nation in Asia Pacific. It takes as a case study the review of the Communication Arts Department Curriculum at Divine ...
    • Adjusting protocols in clinical research: finding the point of cultural/clinical fusion 

      Pitama, Suzanne G.; Cameron, Vicky A.; Huria, Tania; Tikao-Mason, Karen N.; Faatoese, Allamanda F.; Whalley, Gillian (2011)
      The Hauora Manawa/Heart Health: Community Heart Study is a research project currently being undertaken at the University of Otago, Christchurch. The purpose of this study is to identify the prevalence of cardiovascular ...
    • Administrators' professional development in a higher education organisation 

      Richardson, Laurie (2008)
      This thesis investigates administrators’ engagement in professional development in a higher education organisation where academia is the organisation’s raison d’être. Using literature from management and non-academic higher ...
    • The adoption of modern office workspaces by tertiary education institutes : a case study of Unitec 

      Vitasovich, A.; Kiroff, Lydia; Boon, John (UTS ePRESS (University of Technology Sydney), 2016-07)
      Modern office workspaces, and particularly activity-based workspaces (ABW) are emerging in the education sector. The primary reasons for making changes to workspaces vary from institute to institute. Yet, there is limited ...
    • Adoption of sustainability tourism practices : Auckland hotels 

      Newlands, Ken; Schitko, D. (2014)
      The paper reports the findings of a survey of the reasons for the adoption or non-adoption of sustainable practices by hotels in the greater Auckland region. New Zealand prides itself on its clean green image. For over ...
    • Adoration of the joint : investigation and translated application of jointing methods 

      Richardson, Lyn (2013)
      This research project is an investigation into the aesthetics and craft of traditional timber jointing techniques. It is an endeavour to grasp the essence of the timber joint and the craft by which it is produced and to ...
    • Adult education : New Zealand, to 2012 

      Benseman, John (Australian & New Zealand History of Education Society (ANZHES), 2013-11-07)
      Adult education, New Zealand, to 2012. In its broadest sense, adult education refers to the education of anyone beyond school-age. Historically, the sector has constantly evolved as elements of its provision have matured ...
    • Adult literacy for a productive, knowledge-based economy 

      Monteiro, Sylila; Sharma, Rashika (Common Ground Publishing, 2013)
      The increasing complexity of contemporary society demands a more versatile and highly knowledgeable human capital base. To effectively function in the workplace and in daily life, knowledge workers today need to utilise ...
    • Adult literacy provision within New Zealand private training establishments 

      Dolan, Belinda-Jane (2010)
      The aim of this research was to investigate the current adult literacy provision taking place within New Zealand Private Tertiary Establishments. The first objective was to identify a baseline on the type and amount of ...