• 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Adult refugee learners with limited literacy: needs and effective responses 

    Benseman, John (2012)
    The purpose of this study was to document and analyse the learning needs and issues of adult refugees with low language and literacy skills by looking at how their prior experiences and current contexts affect their ...
  • Advancements in English-Persian Hierarchical Statistical Machine Translation 

    Mohaghegh, Mahsa (2012)
    In this paper we show that a hierarchical phrase-based translation system will outperform a classical (non-hierarchical) phrase-based system in the English-to-Persian translation direction, yet for the Persian-to-English ...
  • Advancing local marine protection, cross cultural collaboration and dialogue in Northland 

    Dodson, Giles (Unitec ePress, 2015-01-15)
    Summarising findings and observations arising from the Advancing marine protection through cross-cultural dialogue project, this research report examines community-driven, collaborative marine protection campaigns currently ...